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File consists of two folders containing festival flyers, exhibition pamphlets, an exhibition comment booklet, meeting minutes, condition reports, correspondence, newspaper articles, and slides. In honour of the Centennial of Confederation, the festival focused entirely on Canada. Buckminster Fuller provided opening remarks and four concurrent exhibitions were presented at the UBC Fine Arts Gallery from February 1 to 11, 1967: an audio-kinetic environment by Zbigniew Blazeje; works by Ulysse Comptois, Hugh LeRoy, Gino Lorcini, Mario Merola, Henry Saxe, Francois Soucy, Francoise Sullivan and Claude Tousignant; an exhibition of works by David Samila; and finally, gouaches by Michael Morris. Festival programs also included: poetry readings by Leonard Cohen, Margaret Atwood, Milton Acorn, Bill Bissett, Marie Reid, Fred Douglas, Maxine Gadd, Seymour Mayne, Stan Persky, Al Neil, Judy Copithorne, Lionel Kearns, John Newlove, Scott Lawrance, Pat Lane, Robin Blaser, Pat Lowther, Dan McLeod, Jim Brown, Lance Farrell, Pierre Coupey, Gerry Gilbert, Harold Dull, Cecile Cloutier, Gwendolyn McEwen; a dance performance by Helen Goodwin and TheCo.; screenings of films by Al Sens, Sam Perry, Michael Snow, Joyce Wieland, and Dan Singer; musical performance by the Al Neil Trio; a commissioned work by Istvan Anhalt performed by the University Chamber Singers; and performance of a commissioned work for strings by Barbara Pentland.

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Physical Extent
3 cm of textual records and graphic material
Material Type
Textual record, Graphic material

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