KILLARNEY CENTRE Brent Sparrow's contemporary materials depict a traditional central figure of a Salish face surrounded by larger triangles representing athletes of today. Smaller faces represent our future athletes. The Killarney Community Centre in downtown Vancouver will be used as a training facility for short track speed skating. VANCOUVER 2010 38OLYMPIC REVIEW
OLYMPIC REVIEW39 VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC PARK This work, produced by the Métis Collaborative, is in a modern style with the Métis Prairie colours in contemporary materials such as aluminum and enamel. It is strategically located at Games- time at a point just before the fork in the road leading to the different areas of the park. O Siyam is the official volume showcasing these artworks and telling the stories behind the art and artists that are featured at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The scope and variety of the art will be extensive and will include sculpture, painting, tapestry, carving, masks and stain glass works from more than 90 Canadian Aboriginal artists. The glorious cultural exhibits at the Games venues will display works by established and well- known artists, such as master carver Tim Paul, Colleen Cutschall ( painter/ sculptor), Jason Baerg ( installation artist/ painter), Arlene Christmas ( painter), Andrew Qappik ( print/ painting) and dozens of others. Many of the installations will be on permanent display following the Games. More than 100 colour images have been selected to highlight the works and offer unique views of the artists during their creative processes. Detailed text and captions provide background about the philosophies, biographies and techniques of the many artists, as well as specific information about the artworks.