Taike: South Asian + Indigenous Programming
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Taike: South Asian + Indigenous Programming

Indian Summer Festival has introduced a multi-year strategic programming stream called ‘Taike,’ intended to bring together South Asian and Indigenous artists in meaningful collaborations and conversations. With our mission to create an inclusive, diverse and culturally-rich society, our curatorial practice is to center and amplify South Asian voices in conversation with other artistic communities. The...

Cross-Pollinations with Major Cultural Institutions
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Cross-Pollinations with Major Cultural Institutions

Partnership with the Vancouver Art Gallery Our partnership with the Vancouver Art Gallery in 2016 was one of our most comprehensive. Centred around BHARTI KHER Matter, the first ever solo exhibition by an Indian artist at the Vancouver Art Gallery, we curated FUSE, Vancouver’s favourite art party, taking over the Vancouver Art Gallery after-hours and turning...

Inviting Audiences to Cross Thresholds
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Inviting Audiences to Cross Thresholds

Partnership with the Ismaili Centre Burnaby Indian Summer joined forces with the Ismaili Centre Burnaby (ICB) in a unique partnership that began as an exploration of how our two organizations could collaborate, and has become a multi-tiered partnership with multiple outcomes across the country. ICB is part of a network of six Ismaili Centres around...