The Birth of Gianthropology

The Giant Hand & Loaf

The Vancouver Heritage Foundation, City Of Vancouver Public Art Program, JJ Bean and CBC / Radio Canada present this classic 1973 photograph on THE WALL outside the CBC studio on Hamilton Street.

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April 6, 2019

1981 The North Pole Dig ~ April 6 to 18, 2019

TRUTH AND BEAUTY gallery hosts the launch of a  project recounting the maiden voyage of the Pancanadienne Gianthropological Survey and its first Dig to Canada's Arctic in 1981.

October 27, 2018

Elijah Harper Says No / Dit Non at the VAG ~ October 27, 2018 to February 3, 2019

Thanks to Hunkpapa Lakota artist Dana Claxton the Elijah Harper flip book was included in her massive Vancouver Art Gallery exhibition Dana Claxton: Fringing The Cube.

May 19, 2017

Pictures From Here ~ May 19 to September 4, 2017

A Vancouver Art Gallery group exhibition of photographic works by 22 artists drawn from the permanent collection by curator Grant Arnold.

August 23, 2016

Beauchemin's Waltz

World premiere of Beauchemin's Waltz, as part of former CBC radio personality David Wisdom's annual legendary communal slide show at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

July 7, 2016

The Henri Robideau Gianthropological Resource Centre ~ July 7 to October 9, 2016

The MacLaren Art Centre of Barrie, Ontario, presents Henri Robideau's early Gianthropological works in a special Resource Centre as part of their summer exhibition series "Road Trip."

April 9, 2015

Eraser Street Exhibition ~ April 9 to May 16, 2015

Solo exhibition at grunt, mixing Henri Robideau’s newest and oldest photographs of moments, milestones and monuments in Vancouver, tracing the character of the city and its residents during the last 40 years of non-stop growth.

June 26, 2014

The Big Dig

The colour version of Henri Robideau's 1984 cross-Canada Gianthropological Dig revisited by his film maker son Frank Robideau.

June 19, 2014

Robert Frank OK

A video of Robert Fank's visit to Emily Carr College of Art, April 14 1981, presented as a 33 year belated thank-you snapshot of the event.

June 10, 2014

The "Real" Lucky Teter

Steamboat College Humanthropology 101 video lecture delivered during the 2014 Swine Flu epidemic on the topic of the "real" Lucky Teter.