On Oct 27 (Wed), at 7pm, Join Massy Arts and curator Angelique Bulosan in an online town hall created to hear from the artists of the "Colour Theory - An Anti-Racism Art Exhibit" as they share about their experiences with the anti-racism discussions, the process of making their art and personal written pieces.
On Oct 29th (Fri), at 5pm, join poet Jane Wong for the launch of her latest book: "How to Not Be Afraid of Everything" (2021, Alice James Books). At the event, Wong will read poems and have a talk with author Leanne Dunic about the themes of this recent book: vulnerable and tangled ways in which we articulate and reckon with fear: fear of intergenerational trauma, of toxic masculinity, of silenced and hidden histories.
On Nov 04 (Thu), at 7pm, join Massy Arts Gallery & Heart of the City Festival for the launch of esteemed elder and activist Grace Eiko Thomson's new book: "Chiru Sakura / Falling Cherry Blossoms - A Mother & Daughter’s Journey through Racism, Internment and Oppression" (2021, Caitlin Press). The event will be hosted by artist and editor John Endo Greenaway.
On Nov 5th (Friday), at 6:30pm, join Massy Arts and Massy Books in a double literary launch: Isabella Wang's "Pebble Swing" (2021, Nightwood Editions) and Ellie Sawatzky's "None of This Belongs to Me" (2021, Nightwood Editions). Both authors will read passages from their works, and talk to the audience about their literary production. The event …
From Nov 17th to Dec 14th, the Massy Arts Gallery hosts a new window exhibition: “開 門 ( Open )” by Vancouver-based artist Angela Lai. The installation is a site-specific piece that utilizes discarded material from garments that have history from the artist's family, and relate to Chinatown. At the exhibition, the materials are arranged and pieced together to form a three-dimensional portrait of the neighborhood.
On Nov 18th (Thursday), at 6pm, join Massy Arts in a literary double-launch: Beauty, Politics, Poetics: Rahat Kurd and Marguerite Pigeon in Conversation. At the event, Marguerite Pigeon's "The Endless Garment" (2021, Wolsak & Wynn) and Rahat Kurd's "The City that is Leaving Forever" (2021, Talon) will be introduced to the audience in an intimate conversation about their works and artistic processes.