New public artwork in Chinatown shines a light on Chinese Canadian cultural heritage

A new neon artwork by Paul Wong honouring the history of Cantonese migrants now illuminates 475 Main Street. The piece is designed to promote discussion around the significance of, and challenges to, Chinese language, culture and preservation of heritage assets in the neighbourhood. The neon artwork displays the Chinese characters 鹹水埠温哥华, which translates to “Saltwater…

Paul Wong Exhibition: Suk-Fong, How Are You?

Paul Wong’s 身在唐人街/Occupying Chinatown Exhibition: 淑芳你好嘛(Suk-Fong Nay Ho Mah) / Suk-Fong, How Are You? Opening reception: Saturday, January 12, 1 – 4 pm, free admission Occupying Chinatown artist talk: Saturday, January 19, 2 – 4 pm, free admission Exhibition: January 12, 2019 – February 24, 2019, admission by donation Tuesdays 2 – 4:30 pm Location:…