Canadian Asian Artist Community Conversations: August 30th to September 3rd
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Canadian Asian Artist Community Conversations: August 30th to September 3rd

To improve the representation of Canadian artists of Asian origin while facilitating exchanges between artists as well as with the cultural industry, a national digital platform is being created. This project is evolving under the supervision of a multicultural, multidisciplinary and pan-Canadian council. Funded with a major grant from the Canada Council for the Arts, … Continue reading

Asian Persuasion All Stars release “Racist Friend” in Support of #Elimin8hate
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Asian Persuasion All Stars release “Racist Friend” in Support of #Elimin8hate

Asian Persuasion All Stars is a collective of Vancouver-based Asian and non-Asian indie rock musicians who joined forces to combat the rise in Anti-Asian racism in Metro Vancouver during the COVID-19 pandemic. They recently released a cover of the ska classic, “Racist Friend,” originally by the Special AKA in 1984. The song is subtitled “Felix … Continue reading

Pride in Chinatown Garden Party Alternative Pride Festival
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Pride in Chinatown Garden Party Alternative Pride Festival

Paul Wong Projects is partnering with the Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Art and Leisure, and the Alternative Pride Festival to throw the Pride in Chinatown Garden Party on July 31st. They are styling this event as a late-afternoon early evening “tea dance” with an ambience of music, dance, bar and performances, new tech vibes, and … Continue reading

Sigrid Gong
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Sigrid Gong

Artist Statement: Sigrid Gong is an emerging contemporary oil painter who explores the relationship between spirituality and her Asian heritage. Her vivid colour palette, carefully curated composition, and meticulous detail illustrate a greater sense of depth while simultaneously creating a space for tranquility for the viewer. Although the subject of Gong’s work is chosen with Buddhist  imagery, … Continue reading