Events + Programming

Exhibition Opening Events:

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Artist Roundtable
Friday, September 29, 2017
3:00-4:30pm
UBC Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver
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Join artists, curator Raghavendra Rao K.V., and members of the South Asian Canadian Histories Association to explore an artistic intervention in the story of Canada at 150+. This conversation will be moderated by Dr. Anne Murphy, Associate Professor, Department of Asian Studies at UBC. Sameer Farooq’s work for the exhibition, entitled Pouf, Sausage, Weight, Arc (2017), will be on view.

There is paid parking next to the venue, and elevator or ramp access to the room. For additional inquires about the location and accessibility, please contact us at contact@sachacanada.ca.

 

artwalk

Art Exhibition Opening + Art Walk
Saturday, September 30, 2017
12:00pm onwards
Punjabi Market & All India Sweets and Restaurant, 6560 Main Street, Vancouver.
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Join the artists and members of the South Asian Canadian Histories Association for a public art display, performances, and art walk that explore the “Canada at 150+: Trauma, Memory and the Story of Canada” works in Punjabi Market. The exhibition at the Punjabi Market features works by three prominent Canadian artists – Vikky Alexander, Sonny Assu, and Hyung-Min Yoon – from across the country, and one internationally known artist from India, Umesh M.S.

From 1:00 – 2:00PM, we will meet at All India Sweets & Restaurants to engage in conversation with the artists and the curator of the exhibition.

There is free street parking throughout the Punjabi Market, and the location is accessible via public transit. Please note that a portion of this event is outdoors. For additional inquires about the location and accessibility, please contact us at contact@sachacanada.ca.

 intersections

At the Intersections
Saturday, September 30, 2017 + Saturday, October 14, 2017
2:00 – 4:00pm
All India Sweets & Restaurant, 6560 Main Street, Vancouver.
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Join Naveen Girn, Paneet Singh, and Milan Singh on a walking tour of the Punjabi Market. The trio will share stories of politics, protests and processions and link the history of the Market to the larger history of the South Asian community in Vancouver.  The tour will include information about the art exhibition and the importance of public art in this place many in the community still see as home.

There is free street parking throughout the Punjabi Market, and the location is accessible via public transit. Please note that this event is outdoors. For additional inquires about the location and accessibility, please contact us at contact@sachacanada.ca.

 talkback

Art Performance & Artist Talkback
Friday, October 13, 2017
7:00-8:30pm
SFU Woodward’s, 149 West Hastings Street, Downtown Vancouver in the Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre
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Bangalore-based conceptual and performance artist Umesh M.S. will engage with the Canada 150+ theme in a short performance followed by a conversation with the performer, artist Jason Baerg, and exhibition curator, Raghavendra Rao K.V. Jason Baerg’s digital artwork will be on view in the atrium of SFU Woodward’s, inviting guests to join us for an evening of art and conversation.