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Critical Conversations for Asian Canadians on May 12
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Critical Conversations for Asian Canadians on May 12

Critical Conversations for Asian Canadians in the Arts, Culture, and Heritage was developed by various working groups across the country during the 2nd Asian Heritage National Symposium in September 2020. The purpose of these conversations is to create an equitable, grassroots space for Asian-Canadians to share their thoughts and feelings on current critical issues such … Continue reading

Canadian Filmmaker Mostafa Keshvari’s feature film Corona
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Canadian Filmmaker Mostafa Keshvari’s feature film Corona

Corona has been released on all major platforms worldwide At a time when the Coronavirus was starting to make headlines, fast thinking Canadian filmmaker Mostafa Keshvari was in an elevator reading the headlines when he conceived, then wrote and shot the first acclaimed feature film to address the Coronavirus pandemic and Xenophobia that comes with … Continue reading

Interconnected Virtual Artist Spotlight: Lulu Zyl
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Interconnected Virtual Artist Spotlight: Lulu Zyl

Vancouver based photographer, Lulu Zyl, has been honing her skills in photography for the last several years. Originally a graphic designer, she added video animation to her skills, becoming a VJ doing live video for music performances. Lulu blended her photography skills with her twenty-four years of animation and graphics experience, bringing about a perfect … Continue reading

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Since the pandemic started in 2020, violent and discriminatory hate crimes have increased and are shaking Vancouver communities, especially those identified as Asian. For years, racism and discrimination continue to divide us as a society, raising barriers against the harmonious development of our communities and becoming a serious threat for individuals. There is a need … Continue reading

Bird Tracks in the Air: Selected Poems of Wang Anshi: April 15
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Bird Tracks in the Air: Selected Poems of Wang Anshi: April 15

The Canadian Society for Asian Arts and explorASIAN are presenting an online launch of the publication: ‘Bird Tracks in the Air’ by Professors Jan Walls and Yvonne Walls, who have edited and translated poems of revered poet Wang Anshi. Illustrations by artist Liu Lingling enhance the poetry. Wang Anshi (1021-1086) has always been known as … Continue reading