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Exhibition

Apr 201511 Jun 20157
11:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre
6688 Southoaks Crescent
Burnaby, British Columbia, V5E 4M7
Canada


Photographs by Leslie Hossack explore the experience of Japanese Canadians during World War II when they were registered, rounded up and removed. REGISTERED includes newspaper clippings from the 1940s, authentic registration cards, and interpretive photographs of buildings where the story unfolded. This exhibition, which looks at the people, the places and the press, has recently shown at the Shenkman Arts Centre in Ottawa. Leslie Hossack has previously completed major studies of iconic architecture in Paris, Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Kosovo and London.

Sponsored by the BC Arts Council and the Government of British Columbia.

Hours: Tue-Sun, 11am-5pm.

Gallery admission by donation.

 

PUBLIC PROGRAMS
Opening Reception

Saturday, April 11, 3-5pm

Conversation with Leslie Hossack and photographer Stephen Waddell at 3:30pm.

Gallery admission by donation.

Gallery Tour

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 2pm

Join photographer Leslie Hossack in the gallery during Celebrate Spring.

Gallery admission by donation.

Walking Tours

Visit sites that appear in the Registered exhibit on two walking tours. The Powell Street Walking Tour on Saturday, May 16, 10am-12:00pm guides you around Powell Street where Japanese Canadians lived and worked before the war, and includes the Maikawa Store, Tamura Building and the Japanese Language School & Japanese Hall. The Hastings Park Walking Tour on Saturday, May 23, 10am-12:00pm introduces you to the early days of Japanese Canadian internment and the Hastings Park commemoration project; this tour includes buildings which were used for the men’s and women’s dorms, and children’s classrooms. Registration required: $10, Members $8 + gst.

 

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