Previously exhibited in the ground-breaking exhibition at AGGV: Urban Thunderbirds, we are honoured to present a selection of these monumental works by Coast Salish artists lessLIE and Dylan Thomas.
February 7th, 2014: Pacific Peoples’ Partnership presents a screening of Isolated and the homecoming performance of Pedalling for Papua.
Isolated follows elite world surfers on a journey to find remote waves around the islands of Indonesia, where they discover West Papua and its human rights atrocities, unethical mining corporations and political injustice. Pedalling for Papua is an international bicycling and performance tour which concluded in December 2013. Campaigner Jeremy Bally travelled nearly 20,000 kilometers on bicycle to share the story of West Papua around the world. Bally has returned home to share his experiences on the road, as well as the performance itself, with local audiences. The performance and movie event is an opportunity for audiences to see many sides of this complex, tragic and beautiful story through the eyes of explorers, athletes and storytellers.
The Tour includes stops in Victoria, Tofino and Vancouver as follows:
February 13, 2014 - VICTORIA | Victoria Event Centre (1415 Broad Street, Victoria BC), Door at 6:30 pm Show at 7:00 pm Tickets $10 in Advance or $15 at the Door. A free lunch and learn event will also be held at noon at the University of Victoria, Centre for Asia Pacific Initiatives.
February 15, 2014 - TOFINO | Clayoquot Sound Community Theatre (380 Campbell Street) Door at 8:00 pm Show at 8:30 pm. Tickets $8 www.tofinofilmfestival.com
February 17, 2014 - VANCOUVER | At the Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema (Gold Corp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hasting Street), Door at 6:30 pm Show at 7:00 pm. Tickets $10 in Advance or $15 at the Door
To get advanced tickets click here.
Any funds raised will enable PPP and local Papuan counterparts to establish five women's cooperatives in West Papua serving a network of over 2000 West Papuan women. PPP is grateful to our Tour Partners: LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics, Media-Net, Open Cinema, Tofino Film Festival, Aarrow Productions, Centre for Asia Pacific Initiatives, British Columbia Council for International Cooperation, Something Kreative, Constant Arts Society, the Province of British Columbia, and Rika Oceanscapes and Design.
For more information please email or call 250-381-4131
The press release can be downloaded here.
November 9th, 2013: XENALEKEN: First Nations Artist Forum at AGGV
TODAY at the ART GALLERY of GREATER VICTORIA
In collaboration with the City of Victoria, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is hosting a First Nations Artist Forum today, Saturday, November 9 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
665 Fort Street, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 1G6
Monday - Saturday: 9:30 - 5:30 pm
Sunday: 12 - 5 pm
Extended Summer hours.
VISIT THE GALLERY
We are located on Fort Street and Broad, across from the Downtown Bay Centre Mall.
A short walk from the inner harbour.