Canada at 150+: Trauma, Memory and the Story of Canada

Sep 29, 2017
  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location:
    Asian Centre Auditorium
    1871 West Mall, UBC
    Vancouver, BC

Artwork: Pihôpitew – S/He Peels it off by Pulling, Video by Jason Baerg, 2017 (Cree syllabics meaning “Awake”).

Join artists curator Raghavendra Rao K.V., and members of the South Asian Canadian Histories Association to explore this artistic intervention in the story of Canada at 150+. Two works for the exhibition will be on view at the Asian Centre: Sameer Farooq’s Pouf, Sausage, Weight, Arc (2017), and How This Will End (2017) by Umesh M.S. Other artists taking part in the exhibition at UBC and in Punjabi Market include Vikky Alexander, Sonny Assu, Jason Baerg, and Hyung-Min Yoon.

This artist’s roundtable was made possible by a generous grant from the Canada 150 Fund, and additional support from, at the University of British Columbia, the Department of Asian Studies, the Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program, the Centre for India and South Asia Research, and the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies; Simon Fraser University Woodward’s, and the City of Vancouver.