Diane Park is a Vancouver-based multi-disciplinary artist. Diane creates through the media of costumes, dance, photography and video. Collaboration is an important part of her practice. Her costume creations for film (Aim for the Roses, John Bolton), new music (Nicole Lizée, Nu:BC, Astrolabe Musik, Little Chamber Music), dance (Daelik, Ziyian Kwan, Peter Bingham), theatre (UBC), and stilt performance (2010 Olympics, Vancouver international Childrens’ Festival) have also featured in gallery shows and won Wearable Art awards. Diane is currently Interim Head of Wardrobe at the University of British Columbia’s Theatre and Film Department.
She is also Artist in Residence at Mountain View Cemetery, where she leads an annual Summer Solstice event featuring a dance project for 30 community members, specially commissioned new music, costuming, a site-specific art installation, and audience participation. Over the past 2 years this event has drawn diverse crowds of around 1400. This event is created by the Little Chamber Music Series That Could, a non-profit of which Diane is General Manager. Diane has studied Film Production (Vancouver Film School), Communications (McGill University), Art History and Classics (University of Alberta) and yoga (Sandra Sammartino, senior teacher)..
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Diane Park is committed to reaching out through the arts to create community on all levels. As General Manager, Diane helped revive Vancouver’s beloved Little Chamber Music Series That Could in 2013 to bring new music to new audiences. With Artistic Director and composer Mark Haney, she produced 2 events showcasing Montreal’s world renowned composer
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Diane Park works as director, camera operator and editor creating short videos to document events for Vancouver’s Little Chamber Music Series That Could, The Society for the Museum of Original Costume and MACHiNENOiSY Dance. In 2012 she traveled across Canada interviewing Japanese Canadian elders for Akebono, a 13 part documentary series for Nikkei TV. In
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