Centre A Speaker Series 2022 EXTENDED: Sunil Gupta and Tom Hsu

We have extended our Speaker Series 2022 and will wrap up this year with a virtual discussion that examines the intersection between photographic practices and racialized queer identities in the Western context. Thursday, December 1, 2022, 11 am – 1 pm PST, via Zoom.

Panel Discussion: What Water Teaches

Centre A is pleased to present an online panel discussion, What Water Teaches, with Kayah George ‘Halth Leah’, Audrey Siegl, and Rita Wong, encompassing water’s health, agency, and role in intergenerational dialogues in relation to Indigenous epistemologies and community building as part of the ongoing work towards climate justice through decolonization. Saturday, November 12, 2022, 1 – 3 pm PST, via Zoom.

Centre A Presents: A Collective Investigation

Presented as part of Art Book Month with the Vancouver Art Book Fair, A Collective Investigation invites participants to explore the contents of Centre A’s Reading Room, home to a sizeable collection of artist books, exhibit catalogues, and monographs related to Asian and diasporic Asian art. Saturday, October 29, 2022, 1 – 3 pm PDT. Register today!


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – Tropical Cafe: 2022 Centre A Holiday Art Market: Application Deadline: November 6, 2022. It’s that time of the year again! Centre A is bringing back its thematic Holiday Art Market after last year’s inaugural edition.

Wayne Wang x 3

Centre A is excited to partner with The Cinematheque for their program, Wayne Wang x 3, a triple screening of American director Wayne Wang’s films from October 13 to 17, 2022, at the Cinematheque (1131 Howe St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2K8). Buy tickets today.

Artist Talk: Ed Pien 

Centre A’s executive director/curator Henry Heng Lu will be in conversation with Centre A’s current exhibiting artist Ed Pien about his practice and research in relation to his exhibition, Ed Pien Tracing Water. A Q&A will follow.

Centre A Speaker Series 2022: Souvankham Thammavongsa

We will conclude our 2022 Speaker Series, with an online reading and Q&A session with award-winning author Souvankham Thammavongsa. Saturday, October 15, 2022, 1 – 2 pm PDT, via Zoom.