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14 July Friday

Art is the Only Language I have

14 July 2017, 17:00 - 14 July 2017, 19:00
Bhajju Shyam, ISF’s 2017 Artist-in-Residence

“Shyam returns – after a century – Kipling’s gaze with an equal sense of wonder, adventure, humour and directness of expression.” – Jyotindra Jain, Art Historian

Acclaimed indigenous artist Bhajju Shyam – of the Pradhan Gonds of central India – will be Indian Summer Festival’s artist-in-residence for 2017. As part of the festival’s free programming, Shyam will interact with the Vancouver public by setting up his easel, or to be more specific, his carpet (Bhajju works seated on the floor) at several public places. Painting on top large format photos of Vancouver cityscapes, Bhajju will infuse them with the forests, animals and supernatural beings from his own storytelling tradition.

EVENTS FEATURING BHAJJU SHYAM

Public Live Drawing Appearances

Come see Bhajju at work as he infuses new life into Vancouver’s landscapes. This is an opportunity to interact with Bhajju as he creates Vancouver and Coast Salish territory specific artworks, live. Open to all and free to attend.

Sunday July 9th 3pm-5pm Spanish Banks next to artist Hugo Franca’s Urban Trees

Wednesday July 12 10am-12noon Atrium of Vancouver Public Library

Friday July 14 5pm-7pm Woodward’s Atrium 

Exhibition of Original Artwork

An exhibition of stunning original art by Bhajju Shyam will be on display in the exquisite showrooms of Provide and East India Carpets in the Armoury District. Open to all and free to attend. Select pieces are available for purchase.
July 6-15 ongoing, FREE.
Location:  Provide 1805 Fir St.
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Date: July 14
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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