Vision Exchange

Perspectives from India to Canada

Sarindar Dhaliwal, The cartographer’s mistake: the Radcliffe Line, 2012. Chromira print, artist proof. 42” x 42.” Courtesy of the artist.

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.

Featured 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).



ORGANIZED BY the Art Gallery of Alberta and 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.


Old Kildonan City Councillor Devi Sharma



City Councillors

Brian Mayes
Devi Sharma
Janice Lukes
Vivian Santos
Shawn Nason
Jason Schreyer
Jeff Browaty
Markus Chambers
Ross Eadie
Cindy Gilroy
Sherri Rollins
John Orlikow
Kevin Klein
Matt Allard
Scott Gillingham


    A project by Kothari Group




Des Pardes Times


Sangeet Bhatia
Drs. Daya & Chander Gupta
Bhandal Law
Carol Bellringer, In Honour of Dev Nath Kapoor
Drs. K. & Ganga Dakshinamurti
Pearl Custom Homes Ltd
Darshan & Amarjit Kaila
Manitoba Building Trades


Related Programs & Events

Past Programs & Events

  • Public Opening of Vision Exchange

    Come celebrate the opening of Manitoba's first major showcase of contemporary art from India and Canada!

    Saturday, May 11 from 7pm to 10pm

  • Bollywood Gharana

    Experience a fusion of Bollywood hits and Indian classical music!

    Friday, May 24 from 7pm to 10pm

  • Family Sunday: Vision Exchange

    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

  • FEAST: Signature Dinner & Tour

    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

  • Vision Exchange Community Tours

    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

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