Housing for All: Multimedia Art Exhibition

HOUSING FOR ALL: Multimedia Art Exhibition

Presented by The Future of Public Housing Project,
in Collaboration with David Vaisbord

Thursday May 21 – Saturday May 23
Interurban Art Gallery, 1 East Hastings

Housing for All Multimedia Exhibition Poster

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Gallery hours:
Thurs. May 21 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Fri. May 22 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Sat. May 23 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Featuring works from: David Vaisbord and the Little Mountain Project, the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture‘s Little Mountain Studio Course, the Carnegie Community Action Project, the Future of Public Housing Project, Patti Fraser and Corin Browne’s Housing Matters Media Project: Young Artists Explore the Housing Crisis and The 19th Birthday Party, Habitat for Humanity-Tajikistan, and Wilson Mendes and the SRO Collaborative.

The exhibition runs as part of Housing for All: a Series of Events on the Future of Public Housing, which also includes an academic workshop at UBC of top housing researchers from around the world, as well as Futures for Public Housing: A Dialogue with International and Local Housing Stakeholders, Friday May 22nd, 1:00pm-5:00pm at the Dodson Conference Centre. Co-sponsored by the UBC School of Community and Regional Planning’s (SCARP’s) Housing Justice Project and the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies.

Opening, Panel and Reception | Wednesday May 20

Doors open at 6:30pm
Talk runs from 7:15pm-9:30pm, with reception to follow
Interurban Art Gallery, 1 East Hastings
Keynote Address and Panel Discussion: “Just Public Housing?”
RSVP here.

Keynote:

PETER MARCUSE
Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning, Columbia University, New York City.

Panelists:

DAVID HULCHANSKI
Professor, Housing and Community Development, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

RAY GEROW
CEO, Aboriginal Housing and Management Association

ANACLAUDIA ROSSBACH
Regional Advisor for Latin America, Cities Alliance

ETHEL WITTY
Director Homelessness Services and DTES Programs, City of Vancouver at Carnegie Community Centre

Join us for an evening of art and dialogue, including a keynote talk, panel presentation, exhibition viewing and reception. “Just Public Housing?”, the keynote talk, will be delivered by Peter Marcuse, Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning, Columbia University, New York City. A panel of housing researchers and community organizations will respond. This evening is co-sponsored by the Housing Justice Project as part of Housing for All: a Series of Events on the Future of Public Housing. Doors will open at 6:30pm, with opening remarks at 7:15pm. Reception to follow.

For more details, visit http://scarp-futureofpublichousing.sites.olt.ubc.ca/

 

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