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Gallery Exhibition / “We Are the Land, We Are the Water” by Mike Alexander

From Dec 21st to Feb 24th, the Massy Arts Gallery hosts a new show by emerging Anishinaabe visual artist and writer Mike Alexander. “We Are the Land, We Are the Water” is a visual investigation of a quiet search amongst the rubble of colonization, and showcases ten new pieces by the artist.

Gallery Exhibition / “Unfinished Marks” by Esteban Pérez

Feb 08 – Mar 31, Massy Arts will host a new window installation by Ecuadorian visual artist Esteban Pérez. In the series of paintings entitled “Unfinished Marks”, the artist was inspired by walking practices that seeked, through the body, to learn about this place called Vancouver in its colonial statement.

Gallery Exhibition / “Home” by Pippa Cherniavsky

Feb 08 – Mar 31, Massy Arts will host a new window piece by Vancouver-based visual artist Pippa Cherniavsky. In her quilt installation entitled “Home”, the artist was inspired by the idea of this symbolic place or estate where souls are gathered.

At The Gallery / Family Day Photo Shoot

On Monday, February 21 from 1pm to 5pm, celebrate Family Day with Massy Arts, Khaliyl’s Kids, and photographer Dule. At the event, families are invited to dress up + put on the best smile to stop time for a moment and capture the essence of love.

CHASING THE POEM / A Virtual Workshop Marathon for Emerging Poets

From Tuesday, Feb 22, to Tuesday, Mar 15, Massy Arts and Massy Books host a virtual poetry workshop marathon for emerging writers, in four courses created by published Canadian poets to demystify poetry writing, to present useful writing prompts, to incite imagination, and to address political and linguistic points of view through poetic literature.

Book Launch / “Métis Now: Elders, Artists, and Activists” by Nevada Christianson

On Tuesday, March 1st at 5pm, join Massy Arts, and Métis artist Nevada Christianson for the in-person launch of her book: "Métis Now: Elders, Artists, and Activists" (2022, Hemlock Press). The publication is a collection of digital illustrations that investigate portraiture as a form of activism to shine a light on inspiring members of the Indigenous community.

Massy Reads / On Interdisciplinary Approaches to Film

Tuesday, March 1st at 6pm, join Massy Books, Massy Arts and UBC's Public Humanities Hub for the virtual event "Massy Reads / On Interdisciplinary Approaches to Film", a conversation between authors Kyle Frackman, Ervin Malakaj, and Christopher Rea.

Book Launch / “Fire Is Not a Country” by Cynthia Dewi Oka

On Thursday, March 10 at 7pm, join Massy Books, Massy Arts, and Canadian-Indonesian poet Cynthia Dewi Oka for the launch of her new book: "Fire Is Not a Country" (2021, Northwestern University Press). In her third collection, Oka dives into the implications of being parents, children, workers, and unwanted human beings under the savage reign of global capitalism and resurgent nativism.

Poetry Night / Discovery Poetry with D Fretter

On Thursday, March 17 at 6pm, join Massy Arts, and Surrey-based poet/spoken word artist D Fretter for an in-person event to investigate poetry and its cathartic powers. "Discovery Poetry', a hybrid between an open mic and a workshop intended for BIPOC LGBTQ+ youth and young adults.

Zine Launch / “Dreaming Hand-in-Hand” by Yarrow Intergenerational Society for Justice

Join Massy Arts and Yarrow Intergenerational Society for Justice for the in-person launch and exhibition of their community zine: “Dreaming Hand-in-Hand: An Intergenerational Chinatown Zine”. This self-published zine is a collection of collages created by Chinese youth and seniors depicting their hopes and dreams for Chinatown.