On Lumbung: Artist Talk with ruangrupa + GUDSKUL

Join Centre A, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, and OCAD University for an online conversation with ruangrupa and GUDSKUL, “On Lumbung”, on sharing, solidarities, collectivity, and the lumbung as method towards sustainability. November 24, 2021, 6:00 – 7:30 PM PDT.


Centre A is excited to partner with the 25th Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival as a community supporter for Waikiki, a film by Christopher Kahunahana. November 10 to 19, 2021.

Vancouver Art Book Fair – Centre A Virtual Table

Centre A will be an exhibitor at this year’s Vancouver Art Book Fair from October 18 to 26, 2021. Come visit our VIRTUAL TABLE, where we will have various art books and items for sale from a wide range of local and international artists.

Revolving: A Reading Group

We are inviting Dr. Dallas Hunt and artist Reyhan Yazdani to lead a reading discussion on texts chosen by the speakers. The discussion will fall under the themes of environment and ecology, colonial history, storytelling, revolution, cultural resistance, and love. October 30, 2021, 3:00 – 5:00 PM PDT.

Resistance as an Act of Public Pedagogy

This virtual panel “Resistance as an Act of Public Pedagogy” will bring together five artists with African origins – Rikki Wemega-Kwawu, Laiwan, Linda Mvusi, Shaheen Merali, and Zainub Verjee – for an active engagement about the panellists; practices, experiences of resistance, and histories of decolonization. The event will be moderated by Narendra Pachkhédé. Co-presented by Centre A and Western Front.


Presented in partnership with Centre A, the Vancouver Art Gallery’s 19th Heller Lecture features New York-based, Taiwan-born artist Tehching Hsieh. Join us on June 3, 2021, at 4:00 PM PST / 7:00 PM EST. Register within.

Whose Chinatown? A Virtual Conference

Whose Chinatown: A virtual conference brings together a weekend of collaborative panels and talks facilitated live over zoom, brought to you by Griffin Art Projects, Centre A, The New Gallery and the Asian Canadian Writer’s Workshop with collaborative support from Tea Base, aiya, and Youth Collaborative for Chinatown. April 10 – 11, 2021.