Unceded Territories – Interactive Virtual Reality
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Unceded Territories – Interactive Virtual Reality

Created by Paisley Smith and Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun. Canadian Premiere at Indian Summer Festival, after it’s recent World Premiere at Tribeca Immersive at the Tribeca Film Festival 2019. Unceded Territories is a provocative VR experience created from indigenous artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun’s iconic work, engaging viewers in an interactive landscape grappling with colonialism, climate change...

by June 25, 2019June 25, 2019
Art for Punjabi Market
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Art for Punjabi Market

A Public Art Project curated by Indian Summer Festival Curated by Indian Summer Festival, this unique public art project treats the street banners along Punjabi Market Main Street as a canvas for high calibre art. Indian Summer Festival asked two celebrated artists to respond to the idea of Punjabi Market as a place of gathering,...

by June 14, 2019June 14, 2019
Moving Still: Performative Photography in India
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Moving Still: Performative Photography in India

PRESENTING PARTNER Moving Still: Performative Photography in India explores themes of migration, gender, religion and national identity through the lens of performative photography. The exhibition focuses on the photo-based practices of contemporary artists who are rooted in the diversity of cultures within the country, while at the same time engaging in a global dialogue. Participating...

by May 30, 2019May 30, 2019
Nep Sidhu: Medicine for a Nightmare (they called, we responded)
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Nep Sidhu: Medicine for a Nightmare (they called, we responded)

PRESENTING PARTNER Nep Sidhu is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice is concerned with the reverberations of form, antiquity, myth, and history with an affinity for community. Through material investigations that use textiles, sculpture, video, and sound, Sidhu’s work seeks moments of knowledge. Medicine for a Nightmare (they called, we responded) explores how memories persist in...

by May 30, 2019June 6, 2019
Sara Khan: Suraj Kinare
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Sara Khan: Suraj Kinare

PRESENTING PARTNER Immerse yourself in intriguing watercolours exploring vulnerability and identity. Sara Khan’s sumptuous watercolours invoke a magical realm where personal memories mix with exotic plants and outlandish characters, all spread across organic fields of pattern and colour. Imagined through a series of poetic paintings, Suraj Kinare evokes the artist’s own sense of identity, suspended...

by May 30, 2019May 30, 2019
ISF 2019 featured-artist: Sara Khan
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ISF 2019 featured-artist: Sara Khan

Indian Summer Festival is delighted to announce Sara Khan as this year’s featured artist. Each year, the festival invites an inspiring artist to create a commissioned artwork in response to the festival theme. The work they make then sets the visual language of the entire festival. Khan responded to the 2019 theme of “Tricksters, Magicians...

by May 23, 2019May 30, 2019