Perspectives from India to Canada
MAY 11-SEPT 2, 2019
Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada brings together the work of 20 contemporary artists from India and artists of Indian heritage living in Canada, the largest exhibition of its kind to be presented in Manitoba. Artists address issues of shifting histories and borders; relationships to the land; as well as the complex themes of migration, immigration, and diaspora. From videos and multi-media to paintings and drawings, experience over 100 pieces by some of today's leading artists.
Ashim Ahluwalia, Sarindar Dhaliwal, Atul Dodiya, Gauri Gill, Tanya Goel, Shilpa Gupta, Sunil Gupta, Jitish Kallat, Reena Saini Kallat, Amar Kanwar, Bharti Kher, Divya Mehra, Akbar Padamsee, Jagdeep Raina, Raqs Media Collective, Dayanita Singh, Umrao Singh-Sher-Gil, Vivan Sundaram, Thukral + Tagra, Rajesh Vangad.
Curated by Catherine Crowston (Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Art Gallery of Alberta) and Jonathan Shaughnessy (Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Canada).
Presented with the assistance of Chemould Prescott Road (Mumbai), Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke (Mumbai) and Nature Morte (New Delhi). Supported by Artist Patrons in Edmonton: Radhe & Krishna Gupta, Maggie & John Mitchell, The Mehra Family, and Sunil & Anita Bhatara.
HONORARY EXHIBITION PATRON
Old Kildonan City Councillor Devi Sharma
CITY OF WINNIPEG COMMUNITY INCENTIVE GRANT PROGRAM
Drs. Daya & Chander Gupta
Carol Bellringer, In Honour of Dev Nath Kapoor
Drs. K. & Ganga Dakshinamurti
Pearl Custom Homes Ltd
Darshan & Amarjit Kaila
Manitoba Building Trades
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Past Programs & Events
Come celebrate the opening of Manitoba's first major showcase of contemporary art from India and Canada!
Saturday, May 11 from 7pm to 10pm
Experience a fusion of Bollywood hits and Indian classical music!
Friday, May 24 from 7pm to 10pm
Open your eyes to the wonders of India through a challenging scavenger hunt, a rangoli workshop, yoga for families, storytelling performances, and more.
Sunday, July 21 from 1pm to 4pm
Enjoy the WAG's signature dinner-and-tour program, featuring a tantalizing Indian buffet meal, followed by a guided tour of Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada.
Thursday, August 8 from 6pm to 10pm
Explore unique Indo Canadian perspectives in this series of tours of the Vision Exchange exhibition led by Winnipeg community members.
Friday, August 16 from 7pm to 9pm
- Tuesday 11am-5pm
- Wednesday 11am-5pm
- Thursday 11am-5pm
- Friday 11am-9pm
- Saturday 11am-5pm
- Sunday 11am-5pm
- Closed Monday