Vision Exchange Community Tours
Friday, June 21 to Friday, August 16
Explore unique Indo Canadian perspectives in this series of tours of the Vision Exchange exhibition led by Winnipeg community members:
June 21 Community Tour #1- Manju Lodha & Shahzad Musaddiq
This evening, local Hindu artist and author, Manju Lodha joins Shahzad Musaddiq, a Muslim graduate studying Law at the University of Manitoba, to investigate and discuss Indian perspectives from opposite sides of the lived experience spectrum. Together they will offer visitors their own “vision exchange” in conjunction with the current exhibition.
July 19 Community Tour #2 – Dr. Krishnamurti Dakshinamurti & Dr. Sowmya Dakshinamurti
This evening, Dr. Krishnamurti Dakshinamurti Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba and physician daughter, Dr. Sowmya Dakshinamurti, will provide intergenerational perspectives on select works in the exhibition. Both are currently involved with the Mahatma Gandhi Centre of Canada, the former as current President and the latter, a committed board member.
Aug 16 Community Tour #3- Sabrina Sethi
Join Sabrina Sethi, Winnipeg born Art History Graduate and Gallery Coordinator at Graffiti Art Programming Inc., for an inspiring discussion regarding artworks in the exhibition that explore issues of cultural identity, migration and art of the Indian diaspora.