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  1. Michael de Courcy, Intermedia protest bus, 1969
Item Details

Title: Intermedia protest bus

Pictured: Dennis Vance

Pictured: Gary Lee-Nova

Pictured: Joseph Kyle

Artist: Michael de Courcy

Date: November 30, 1969

Format: Photograph [fibre based gelatin silver print]

Location: The Michael de Courcy Archive

Size: 12.70 × 10.20 cm

More Information: An Intermedia sponsored protest in the form of a bus trip around the city, distributing information about a freeway development that would accompany the newly proposed Georgia Viaduct, which would adversely effect many neighborhoods Vancouver. The freeway plan was successfully halted in 1970 due to public outcry. The bus stop departed from the White Spot parking lot on Burrard Street. L-R: Dennis Vance, Gary Lee-Nova, Joe Kyle, Werner Aellen. Collection of the artist.

Further Research: The Intermedia Catalogue
  1. 09. After Hours at Intermedia
    Michael de Courcy and Dennis Vance (Photograph)
  2. 10. Box Prototypes
    Michael de Courcy (Photograph)
  3. 11. Canada Council grant images
    Michael de Courcy (Photograph)
  4. 12. The Al Neil Trio performing at the Magic Colonial Theater
    Werner Aellen, Michael de Courcy, and Dennis Vance (Photograph)
  5. 13. Bob Arnold fabricating an installation for Electrical Connection
    Bob "Box" Arnold and Michael de Courcy (Photograph)
  6. 14. Michael de Courcy's "Intermedia Room" at the Vancouver Art Gallery
    Michael de Courcy (Photograph)
  7. 15. Prisma at the Vancouver Art Gallery
    Michael de Courcy, Gary Lee-Nova, and Michael Morris (Photograph)