You are that vast thing that you see far, far off with great telescopes.
Dates August 1st - August 17th - Opening Reception: August 1st, 2013, 7-11pm Location Positive Negative Gallery, 436 Columbia Street, Vancouver
For reasons that have eluded people forever, many of us seem bent on our own destruction. Recently more human beings have been dying by suicide annually than by murder and warfare combined. Despite the progress made by science, medicine and mental health care in the 20th century-the sequencing of our genome, the advent of antidepressants, the reconsidering of asylums and lobotomies- nothing has been able to drive down the suicide rate in the general population. In the United States, it has held relatively steady since 1942. Worldwide, roughly one million people kill themselves every year.