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Big Saw - Opening [Preparations]

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of opening day set up, stones being worked on with hand and electric tools and a diamond saw, the Rubin Landers' Jazz Group playing on an earthen mound, and crowds viewing the artists at work. Artists believed to be featured include Wolfgang Kubach, Maria Kubach-Wilmsen, Michael Prentice.

City shapes

Item is a recording of three different advertisements for City Shapes, the Vancouver Centennial Sculpture Symposium, 1986. The first two shorter advertisements include images of smaller sculptures while a voice over narrator talks about the sculpture symposium. The final longer advertisement includes aerial footage and an expanded discussion of Vancouver history and sculpture in addition to the same images of smaller sculptures and exposition about the sculpture symposium.

City shapes - sculpture symposium

Item is a video containing three promotional commercials for the City Shapes Vancouver Centennial Sculpture Symposium of 1986 in Vanier Park (Vancouver, B.C.). The commercials contain miniature models of Vancouver sculptures and an aerial shot of downtown Vancouver.

Crane - Rock and Chandlers

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of cranes lifting unfinished stones at the symposium site and later into a building with "1 Chandlers Lane" written over the doorway. Artists believed to be featured include Mathias Hietz, Wolfgang Kubach, and Jiro Sagawara.

Crane Moving Marble

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of cranes lifting unfinished stones. Artists believed to be featured include Mathias Hietz, Wolfgang Kubach, and Jiro Sugawara.

Stone Sculpture Symposium

Item is a film showing special event coverage of the International Stone Sculpture Symposium held in Vancouver. Film contains footage of sculptors working with a voice explaining parts of the process. The symposium featured world-renowned artists at work. Participating sculptors included Hiromi Akiyama, Joan D. Gambioli, Olga Jancic, Wolfgang Kubach, Anna-Maria Kubach-Wilsem, David Marshall, Piqtoukin (David Ruben), Michael Prentice, Adolf Ryska, Jiro Sugawara, and Kiyoshi Takahashi. Individuals involved in the production of the film include: Gabrielle Minot (editing), Don Cumming (editing), Martin Fossum (music), Susan Leslie (script).

Stone Sculpture Symposium

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of artists working on sculptures using hand and power tools, as well as footage of people viewing the artists at work. Artists believed to be featured include Michael Prentice, Jiro Sagawara, Mathias Hietz, and Hiromi Akiyama. The sculptures being worked on include: Horizontal Column (by Wolfgang Kubach and Maria Kubach-Wilmsen) and Landscape 75 (by Jiro Sugwara).

Stone Symposium

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of the unfinished "Landscape 75" by Jiro Sugawara being moved by a crane, Maria Kubach-Wilmsen sanding "Horizontal Column," and children chipping at stones. Artists believed to be featured include Jiro Sugawara forging metal bars, and Maria Kubach-Wilmsen.

Stone Symposium

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film opens with footage of the film box and goes on to show artists working on sculptures using hand and power tools, as well as footage of people viewing the artists at work. Artists believed to be featured include Wolfgang Kubach, Maria Kubach-Wilmsen, Piqtoukun (David Ruben), and Jiro Sugawara. Sculptures featured are "Horizontal Column" by Wolfgang Kubach and Maria Kubach-Wilmsen, "Landscape 75" by Jiro Sugawara, and "Observing Your Society" by Piqtoukun (David Ruben).

Stone Symposium

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film begins with footage of a film box with the number 3 written on it (it is not the same box this film was housed in when donated). Further footage shows artists working on sculptures using hand tools, as well as footage of people talking. Artists believed to be featured include Michael Prentice and Adolf Ryszka. Sculptures pictured are "Guardian" by Mathias Hietz, "Woman" by Kiyoshi Takahashi, "Horizontal Column" by Wolfgang Kubach, Maria Kubach-Wilmsen, "Earth, Air and Sea" by Joan D. Gambioli, and "For the Botanical Garden" by Hiromi Akiyama.

Stone Symposium

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of artists working on sculptures using hand and power tools, as well as footage of people viewing the artists at work. Artists believed to be featured include Michael Prentice, Piqtoukun (David Ruben), and Hiromi Akiyama. Scultpures featured are "Developing Form" by Michael Prentice, "For the Botanical Garden" by Hiromi Akiyama, "Woman" by Kiyoshi Takahashi, "Guardian" by Mathias Hietz, and "Travertine" by Dvaid Marshall.

Stone Symposium

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of artists working on sculptures using hand and power tools, as well as footage of people viewing the artists at work. Artists believed to be featured include Wolfgang Kubach, Maria Kubach-Wilmsen, Piqtoukun (David Ruben), Adolf Ryszka, Kiyoshi Takahashi, Hiromi Akiyama. Sculptures featured are "Horizontal Column" by Wolfgang Kubach and Maria Kubach-Wilmsen, "Observing Your Society" by Piqtoukun (David Ruben), and "For the Botanical Garden" by Hiromi Akiyama.

Stone Symposium

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of Hiromi Akiyama and Michael Prentice working on their sculptures "For the Botanical Garden" and "Developing Form" using hand tools.

Stone Symposium - Sympos[ium] Crane

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of Canadian Reserve soldiers helping move sculptures using a crane, as well as footage of people photographing and filming the process. Artists believed to be featured include Wolfgang Kubach, Maria Kubach-Wilmsen, Jiro Sugawara, Joan D. Gambioli, and Michael Prentice. The main sculpture being moved is "Horizontal Column" by Wolfgang Kubach and Maria Kubach-Wilmsen.

Stone Symposium - Sympos[ium] crane

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium. The film contains footage of Canadian Reserve soldiers helping move sculptures using a crane. Artists believed to be featured include Wolfgang Kubach and Maria Kubach-Wilmsen, and Michael Prentice. The main sculpture being moved is "Horizontal Column" by Wolfgang Kubach and Maria Kubach-Wilmsen.

Stone Symposium - Sympos[ium] crane

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of Canadian Reserve soldiers helping move sculptures using a crane, as well as footage of children watching the process. Artists believed to be featured include Maria Kubach-Wilmsen, Jiro Sugawara, David Marshall, Mathias Hietz, and Adolf Ryszka. The main sculpture being moved is "Travertine Sculpture 75" by David Marshall.

Stone Symposium - Symposium Crane

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of Canadian Reserve soldiers helping move sculptures using a crane, as well as footage of people photographing and filming the process. Artists believed to be featured include Wolfgang Kubach, Maria Kubach-Wilmsen, and Jiro Sugawara. The main sculpture being moved is "Horizontal Column" by Wolfgang Kubach and Maria Kubach-Wilmsen.

Stone Symposium - Viewed by DM [David Marshall]

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of people watching Michael Prentice work on his sculpture "Developing Form," and crowds walking around the unfinished sculptures including Hiromi Akiyama's "For the Botanical Garden" and Kiyoshi Takahashi's "Woman."

Stone Symposium Viewed By DM [David Marshall]

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of people viewing the unfinished sculptures, notably "Horizontal Column" by Wolfgang Kubach and Maria Kubach-Wilmsen. Artists believed to be featured include Michael Prentice polishing his sculpture "Developing Form."

Stone sculpture symposium, Vancouver, 1975

Item is a documentary film about the 1975 Stone Sculpture Symposium in Vancouver. The film is a combination of footage from the sculpting event and voice over narration discussing both the symposium itself and the sculpting process. Abstract electronic score by Martin Fossum plays sporadically throughout.

The film begins with footage of the original marble and travertine blocks, and follows the sculpting process to the end, including footage of hand and mechanical chiseling, polishing and grinding, and moving the works to their final positions. Over this footage the narrator discusses the rebirth of stone carving in the 20th century, the history of the symposium, the relationship between the artist, sculpture, and the natural surroundings, and the importance of the final positions to the creative process.

The documentary concludes with footage of each artist and their final work in its completed state and final positioning. Those artists are: Olga Jancic, Yugoslavia; Joan D. Gambioli, Canada; Michael Prentice, France; David Ruben Piqtoukun, Canada; Kiyoshi Takahashi, Japan; Hiromi Akiyama, France; David Marshall, Canada; Adolf Ryszka, Poland; Jiro Sugawara, Italy; Kubach-Wilmsen Team, Germany; and Mathias Hitz, Austria.

Takahashi Carving

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of the Symposium grounds and Kiyoshi Takahashi using hand tools on his sculpture, "Woman."

VanDusen Symposium

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of the film box, and sculptors working on their sculptures with hand and electric tools. Artists believed to be featured include Michael Prentice, Hiromi Akiyama, and Mathias Heitz. Sculptures featured include "Developing Form" by Michael Prentice, "For the Botanical Garden" by Hiromi Akiyama, "Observing Your Society" by Piqtoukun (David Ruben), "Woman" by Kiyoshi Takahashi, and "Guardian" by Mathias Hietz.

VanDusen Symposium

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of sculptors working on their sculptures with hand and electric tools. Artists believed to be featured include Hiromi Akiyama, Mathias Heitz, Adolf Ryszka, and Joan D. Gambioli. Sculptures featured include "Guardian" by Mathias Heitz, "For the Botanical Garden" by Hiromi Akiyama, "Earth, Air and Sea" by Joan D. Gambioli, and "Between" by Adolf Ryszka.

Van[couver] Int[ernational] Stone Symposium

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium. The film contains footage of artists working on sculptures using hand and power tools, as well as footage of people viewing the artists at work. Artists believed to be featured include Wolfgang Kubach, Maria Kubach-Wilmsen, Hiromi Akiyama and Michael Prentice.

Vancouver International Stone Symposium/SHOT

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium. The film contains footage of artists working on sculptures using hand and power tools, as well as footage of people viewing the artists at work. Artists believed to be featured include Adolf Ryszka, Mathias Hietz and Kiyoshi Takahashi.

[Concert at] VISS [Vancouver International Stone Symposium] Stone Symp.

Item is an amateur film documenting a performance by the Silver Spring Blue Grass Band at the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium in VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage a crowd of people watching a concert being given on an earthen mound at the symposium site, people talking, and a phototographer taking pictures of the people and musicians.

[Fire Hall No. 1] Building Demolition

Item is an amateur film that begins with a shot of a film box with the number 1 written on it in a circle and continues with footage of a crane and wrecking ball demolishing Fire Hall No. 1 (729 Hamilton Street). Film also shows the General Post Office building, part of the Dominion Building, and street banners.

[Vancouver International Stone Symposium - Sculptors Working]

Item is an amateur film documenting the 1975 Vancouver International Stone Symposium at VanDusen Gardens. The film contains footage of sculptors using hand and power tools to work on their sculptures. Artists believed to be featured include Wolfgang Kubach, Michael Prentice, and Hiromi Akiyama. Sculptures featured include "Woman" by Kiyoshi Takahashi, "Horizontal Column" by Wolfgang Kubach and Maria Kubach-Wilmsen, and "For the Botanical Garden" by Hiromi Akiyama.