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New artwork for the Year of Reconciliation debuts in July

  A new public art project debuts in July to honour and celebrate the City’s Year of Reconciliation. “It’s Written on Your Face” by Jeannette Sirois is a series of four photo realistic drawn portraits with words of connection towards healing of racial biases “tattooed” across the faces of each person. “The element of facial tattoos which incorporate…

"Reconciliation" by Jeremy Borsos, still from video.

Representing Reconciliation: Exploring the Artists’ Challenges & Opportunities

ART OF RECONCILIATION: ARTIST PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION Join us to hear artists’ presentations and an open discussion about the challenges and opportunities of representing reconciliation personally and publicly. The discussion will be introduced by Dylan Robinson, Banting Postdoctural Fellow in First Nations Studies at UBC. The Public Art Program commissioned 10 artists to create projects…