The We Are Everywhere Book project launched on September 16th! Patti, Violet Rose and Corin welcomed nine of our participants to the Mergatroid building for casual introductions and a lovely printmaking workshop with long-time project collaborator Aly de la Cruz Yip. We reflected on messages to our 19 year old selves and experimented with Lino…Details
In 2013 the Housing Matters Media Project partnered with the Vancouver Foundation’s Youth and Homelessness Initiative to produce a media art installation that explores issues relating to youth transitioning out of government care at age 19 and youth homelessness. Former youth in care currently comprise 40% of homeless youth in British Columbia…Details
In 2012 The Housing Matters Media Project gathers a collaborative community of young artists and partnered with University of British Columbia’s Housing Justice Research Project to create a collection of digital narratives that explored and responded to the issues of housing justice. The films continue to be screened as catalysts for dialogue and action in local,national,and…Details
In 2015 / 2016, the Housing Matters Media Project further explored the experiences of youth aging out of foster care and the ways in which the “public parent” or community could make important contributions to the lives of these youth. This collection of short video portraits features moving testimonials of agency and of how support and connection can change lives…Details
We’re all set up in the middle of the Semiahmoo Library in Surrey. The staff at Semiahmoo are so gracious and lovely – and are so knowledgable about our exhibit. Librarians really do their research! Come visit Ronan tomorrow, and Aly on Saturday through Tuesday. The library hours are: Monday 9:30am – 9:00pm Tuesday 9:30am…Details
The Portraits of Connection will screen Wednesday January 25th at the Beaumont Studios.
This free event will have speakers, a panel presentation and food!
The first stop of the 19th Birthday Party Installation Tour is the gorgeous atrium of Surrey City Hall. You can check out the exhibit during opening hours (8:30 to 4:30). And if you are really lucky, you’ll get to say hi to Aly, our amazing curatorial assistant and installation host.