Art Gallery Marks Vancouver’s 125th Year with Innovative and Diverse Exhibition


VANCOUVER.- The Vancouver Art Gallery celebrates the innovation and diversity found in the city of Vancouver with WE: Vancouver – 12 Manifestos for the City. Bringing together more than 45 projects from various disciplines — architecture and design, art and visual culture, literature and activism — the exhibition examines the extraordinary range of ideas and actions that shape Vancouver. As the City of Vancouver marks its 125th birthday in 2011, WE: Vancouver offers an opportunity to scrutinize the life of the city itself, to observe its continual transformation and to acknowledge some of the people and projects leading the change. All of the projects presented are produced in Vancouver and reflect uniquely on the city. Organized around a framework of 12 ‘manifestos’ – DEMONSTRATE, SEE