Baja to Vancouver
The West Coast and Contemporary Art
Edited by Ralph Rugoff. Essays by Douglas Coupland, Lisa Robertson and Matthew Stadler.
Baja to Vancouver: The West Coast and Contemporary Art is the first major survey of recent art from the western edge of the United States, Canada, and Baja California, Mexico. Focusing on works that engage with the social landscapes of this transnational corridor, this publication presents compelling and surprising images of a distinctive cultural terrain--one that is arguably the most vital region of contemporary art production in North America today. With essays by Vancouverite Douglas Coupland, Matthew Coolidge of the Culver City, California-based Center for Land Use Interpretation, Lisa Robertson of the Vancouver-based Office for Soft Architecture, and others, and more than 110 reproductions of artwork by Delia Brown, Roman de Salvo, Trisha Donnelly, Stan Douglas, Sam Durant, Harrell Fletcher & Miranda July, Chris Johanson, Ken Lum, Liz Magor, Roy McMakin, Larry Sultan, Ron Terada and others.