To celebrate National Canadian Film Day in 2021, explorASIAN presented a virtual screening of Ali Kazimi’s 2004 film Continuous Journey. This inventive docudrama explores the exclusionary politics that kept the Indian passengers of the Komagata Maru sequestered at sea off the Port of Vancouver for over two months in 1914. To preface the film, explorASIAN … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: April 2021
Paueru Mashup: Contemporary Community Dance Celebrating Japanese Culture
Courtesy of the 45th Powell St. Festival, we would like to invite everyone across the country to learn the Paueru Mashup, a taiko flashmob work that encapsulates the festival! It’s a community dance that we can all learn and perform together one day! Learn the dance and videotape yourself, then we will edit everyone into … Continue reading
Welcome to explorASIAN’s 25th Anniversary Festival!
We are thrilled to share the arrival of our 25th Anniversary Festival Program. We invite you to download, browse, and share the complete guide through the links above, where you will find 50+ Asian Heritage Month virtual events and exhibitions presented by our various community partners. We hope that you will be able to join … Continue reading
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