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Vivek Shraya – Trans artist challenges the use of trauma narratives in an era of virtue signalling

Galleries West | April 14, 2021

Trauma Clown, by Vivek Shraya, on view as part of the Capture Photography Festival at Vancouver’s SUM Gallery until July 1, is a soft but...

Le clown cathartique de Vivek Shraya

 Radio-Canada | April 2, 2021

[Vivek Shraya] est une artiste canadienne très importante, son oeuvre comprend la musique, la littérature l'art visuel, le film, le théâtre, même si elle est sûrement plus connue en...

Vivek Shraya’s Trauma Clown photo series probes the commodification of personal pain

Stir Vancouver | April 1, 2021

SUM Gallery presents Trauma Clownto July 1. Opening-night receptions April 1 and 2 are sold out; an online artist talk April 3 at...

Five Projects to See at Vancouver’s Capture Photography Festival

Canadian Art | March 30, 2021


Public installation, Canada Line, April 2 to September 30

Each image from Zinnia Naqvi’s Yours to Discover series...

Artist and author Vivek Shraya to talk with Jonny Appleseed author and launch solo art show in Vancouver

Georgia Straight | March 30, 2021

Multidisciplinary Canadian artist, author, and University of Calgary professor Vivek Shraya has quite the week lined up for Vancouver audiences.

The writer,...

Conversations with Our Relations. Chatting with 2S Indigiqueer Art Darlings – Shane Sable

Aani! Dolly Berlin ndizhinikaas.(Hello! My name is Dolly Berlin)

I am a burlesque showgirl and event-producer-on-pandemic-hiatus based in Tkaronto (Toronto).

A proud Indigiqueer/Bi+ mixed Ojibwe woman, I...

Art Scene: Different ways of seeing | Listings

Vancouver Sun | November 13, 2020

Sum Gallery

A memorial retrospective of work by Geoff McMurchy (1955-2015) features the B.C. artist’s assemblages of found materials. A quadriplegic...

Art Scene: Different ways of seeing

The Province | Nov 13, 2020 |Shawn Connor

A memorial retrospective of work by Geoff McMurchy (1955-2015) features the B.C. artist’s assemblages of found materials. A quadriplegic artist, choreographer, dancer and...

Posthumous retrospective of groundbreaking B.C. disability artist’s work opens at Vancouver queer art gallery

Georgia Straight | October 28, 2020

A retrospective of the work of a pioneering B.C. artist will be on display at a Vancouver art gallery for the next month.

Egg beaters to car-grill wings: SUM gallery takes viewers through the assemblages of late artist Geoff McMurchy

STIR Arts Culture Vancouver - October 28, 2020

Curators re-create the disability-arts pioneer’s metaphorical world...

SUM gallery Welcomes Time-Lapse: Posthumous Conversations — A Geoff McMurchy Retrospective

Posted on October 23, 2020 by jminter

SUM gallery, Vancouver’s queer mandated visual art gallery is welcoming its newest exhibition – Time-Lapse: Posthumous Conversations — A Geoff McMurchy Retrospective – opening October 29th. 

Events in Vancouver: Live and virtual things to do around metro Vancouver this week

Vancouver Sun/Province | October 22, 2020

Sum GalleryWhere: #425 – 268 Keefer St.Info: sumgallery.caTime-Lapse: Posthumous Conversations – A Geoff McMurchy Retrospective. A memorial exhibition of visual art by Geoff...

SUM gallery to open Time-Lapse retrospective for disability arts trailblazer Geoff McMurchy October 29

Stir Arts and Culture Vancouver | Oct 20, 2020

Subtitled Posthumous Conversations, the show and talks pay tribute to the late artist

SUM Gallery presents Time-Lapse: Posthumous Conversations—A...

SUM gallery Time-Lapse: Posthumous Conversations – a Geoff McMurchy Retrospective | Oct 20, 2020


Vancouver, BC, October 19, 2020 – Vancouver’s SUM gallery will be hosting select,...