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A number of Western Canadian shows over the last year featured art from South Asia. Read more

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India, like Canada, has hundreds of Indigenous communities that may lack material wealth but are rich in stories and visual creativity. Read more

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"Views from the Southbank III: Information, Objects, Mapping" is a group show bringing together work by artists who look at the digital saturation of contemporary life. Read more

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"In the Land of The Headhunters: Potlatch Dancers"

Image courtesy of the artist.

Stephen Foster is known for work that considers the sources of cultural images, internalized stereotypes and stories about indigenous peoples. Read more

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"Fair Play"

Copyright Ali Kazimi 2014.

This powerful group exhibition is one of several events this year to mark the 100th anniversary of Canada’s refusal to allow entry by 376 Indian migrants aboard a Japanese steamship, the Komagata Maru. Read more

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"Panopticon: 103 Views of the Scotia Bank Tower" (detail)

Collection of the Surrey Art Gallery

The city of Surrey, no longer a cross-eyed suburb next to Vancouver’s “real” urbanity, is engaged in a serious course of citymaking. It is spending nearly three billion dollars on a series of projects all within a stone's throw of each other. Read more

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Toronto-based artist Yam Lau creates hybrid worlds that blend real and digitally generated space in intersecting and overlapping layers of great spatial and metaphysical complexity. Read more

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COMPLEMENTING THE WINTER GAMES, VANCOUVER WILL HOST HUNDREDS OF ARTS EVENTS — WE’VE CHOSEN A FEW HOT TICKETS. Read more

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ARCHITECT AND SCULPTOR IAN JOHNSTON MODELS HIS LATEST INSTALLATION ON THE ENDLESS MULTIPLES OF CONSUMER CULTURE. Read more

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The paintings in Surrey artist Robert Genn's 20-year retrospective exhibition are quiet of surface, impeccably composed, and suffused with gentle, carefully considered light. Read more

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