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Intangible Thread Part one – Closing Ceremony, Mar 25

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Intangible Thread Part one – Closing Ceremony, Mar 25


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Date:
March 25
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free

March 25, 2022 @ 5:00 pm 7:00 pm

Inspired by childhood memories of watching her mother weave in their home in Suzhou, China, Xiangmei Su’s exhibition Intangible Thread – Part 1, which opened last January 14th, uses the traditional medium of thread to create contemporary works that explore questions of identity, migration and modernity.

“My sixteen paintings and one installation showcase weaving as an important traditional craft that has dramatically changed over time and space in my hometown of Suzhou. This change is mirrored in the constantly shifting lives of people as a big wave of outward migration impacts Suzhou, and all of China. I, as one part of this migration, face the new challenges in a new country, and start questioning myself: who I am.”

Xiangmei Su will continue with Intangible Thread Part Two, premiering April 8th
 
The program of events will be as follows:
 
4:50pm: Guests are welcome to arrive and enter through Carrall St (right across SUCCESS Care Home);
5:10pm – 5:30pm: Land acknowledgement, speeches from artist and Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden Executive Director Lorraine Lowe;
5:30pm – 7:00pm: Guests are welcome to stay in the gallery space (Hall of One Hundred Rivers) or explore the Garden and Gift Shop;
6:30pm: last entry time (entrance to the Garden will be closed)
7:00pm: End of event

5pm – 6:30pm: Bar service (alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages) available for purchase on site and small canapes will be available
 
Some small scheduling changes may apply. We thank you in advance for your understanding.
 
IMPORTANT NOTICE:
After reviewing the Provincial Health Orders and taking into consideration the Garden is a 70% outdoor/30% indoor venue- we will NOT be requiring proof of vaccine (vaccination card).
 
Because the safety and well-being of our staff and visitors is and always has been our priority, we will keep monitoring all Public Health Orders updates and will act accordingly
This exhibition is held on unceded, traditional and ancestral xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) territories.

Free