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'WE: Vancouver': Voices from the Exhibit


Photo credit: Cord Rodefeld. See the original image, kindly shared under a Creative Commons license, here.

The Vancouver Art Gallery mounted a groundbreaking exhibit title WE:Vancouver: 12 Manifestos for the City, running from Feb. 12 to May 1, 2011. The show, says the VAG website, "includes the work of more than 40 Vancouver-based cultural producers" whose "impact on our perception of the city is broad and opens up alternate models for living and new possibilities for thinking about this place." This occasional series highlights a handful of the people and groups featured in the exhibit, including The Tyee itself.

In This Series


Tyee Fish Worker -- 300px

Why Is The Tyee in the Vancouver Art Gallery?

We were selected to be part of the 'WE: Vancouver' exhibit. And to explain our idea for better journalism.

By David Beers, 10 Feb 2011


HUM 101 programme at UBC

Education Without Barriers: The 'Hum' Success Story

In Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, students bring rich perspectives to the study of university-level humanities.

By Fiona Tinwei Lam, 1 Mar 2011


Digital Natives billboard

'Digital Natives'

Between ads for beer and pop music, an electronic billboard in Vancouver beams challenging messages by and about First Nations.

By Clint Burnham, 5 Apr 2011


100 Mile Diet food cloud

The Three Times a Day Manifesto

A 17-point exhortation to local food consciousness, from the authors of 'The 100-Mile Diet.'

By Alisa Smith and J.B. MacKinnon, 26 Apr 2011