EAST goes EAST is a series of contemporary art and community events featuring an exhibition, artist talks, performances and workshops by visiting artists Karen Tam (Montreal), Kitsum Cheng (Vancouver) and Suzanne Caines (Halifax). EAST goes EAST investigates cultural differences and perceptions of Orientalism through the lens of art. EAST goes EAST was listed as a must see art event for 201…1 in the Globe and Mail (December 31, 2010).
Timeline of public events:
* January 24: EAST goes EAST exhibition opens at 4pm in Market Square
* February 3: Kitsum Cheng presents ceremonial burning outdoors at Market Slip, at 5pm. Reception indoors to follow.
* February 4: Artist Talks and roundtable discussion at 6pm in the Saint John Free Public Library
* February 5: Paper-cutting workshop for all with Karen Tam from 1pm-4pm at the Saint John Free Public Library. (RSVP with Alison Gayton at 654-7233)
* February 6 10: restaurant visits with Karen Tam (check gallery website for details)
* February 8: Romance in China by Suzanne Caines opens at 5pm at the Mary Oland Theatre, New Brunswick Museum
Find out more:
EAST goes EAST Facebook Page