360 Riot Walk Guided Tours
360 Riot Walk is an audio-visual experience developed by artist Henry Tsang, tracing the history and route of the mob that attacked Vancouver’s Chinese Canadian and Japanese Canadian communities following a demonstration and parade organized by the city’s Asiatic Exclusion League. A limited number of free guided tours in English will run on two weekends in August and September, with tablets and headphones provided:
August 3 + 4 | 12:00pm and 3:30pm
Starts from the Japanese Language School (487 Alexander St). Register at the Powell Street Festival info booth.
September 7 | 2:00pm
Starts from Carnegie Community Centre (401 Main St). Register here
September 8 | 2:00pm
Starts from Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (578 Carrall St). Full
Registration for the September 7 & 8 tours can be completed at the above Eventbrite links, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone to 604-662-3207 x 209, or in-person at the Garden.
*Tablets and headphones will be provided to registered participants on the guided tours. Max. 10 participants per tour. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
360 Riot Walk is produced by Henry Tsang in collaboration with Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. Partners include the Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall, the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC, Carnegie Community Centre, and the Basically Good Media Lab at Emily Carr University. This Project has been supported through the Neighbourhood Matching Fund of the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, SSHRC Explore Grant, and Emily Carr University of Art & Design.