ISF 2018 Artist-In-Residence: Sandeep Johal
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ISF 2018 Artist-In-Residence: Sandeep Johal

Every year, Indian Summer Festival invites a visual artist to be the festival’s Artist-In-Residence. Artists in this role define the festival’s visual language for the year by creating a work of art in response to the festival’s annual theme. They also create large-scale public artworks, interact with other festival artists and with the public at...

by June 18, 2018June 26, 2018
Museum Bhavan — July 5-15
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Museum Bhavan — July 5-15

A ‘pocket’ museum that defies definition “It unfolds, one page after the other, like a dream.” – Teju Cole, The New York Times Co-presented by LOCATIONS AROUND THE CITY  Dayanita Singh is among the most renowned contemporary photographers in the world. Her latest project, Museum Bhavan, is a beautiful boxed set of nine intimate concertina...

by June 14, 2018July 7, 2018
We’re thrilled to announce PAUSE
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We’re thrilled to announce PAUSE

Indian Summer Festival’s first ever full outdoor programming hub PAUSE PAVILION PARTNER Against a spectacular view of the North Shore mountains and downtown Vancouver, PAUSE is situated at the site of the village of sən̓aʔqʷ (pronounced Sun’ahk), currently known as Vanier Park. Housing a festival within the festival, PAUSE features free events every day from...

by June 13, 2018June 14, 2018
Bhajju Shyam’s Exhibition Dates Extended
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Bhajju Shyam’s Exhibition Dates Extended

“Art that makes the Nightingale sing until morning.” – John Berger If you’re feeling those post-Indian Summer Festival blues, there’s still one last chance to catch acclaimed Indigenous artist Bhajju Shyam’s work. By popular demand, Shyam’s exhibit ‘Art is the Only Language I Have’ will be on for one more week. Thirty exquisite original works...

by July 18, 2017July 18, 2017
Art for Punjabi Market
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Art for Punjabi Market

A Public Art Project curated by Indian Summer Festival As Vancouver warms up once more for the annual Vaisakhi celebrations on April 15th, a unique public art project comes to Punjabi Market. Curated by Indian Summer Festival, the project treats the street banners along a four-block stretch of Main Street as a canvas for high...

by April 11, 2017April 13, 2017