Samachar/News

April 2021
A Response to The Tyee About the Taike-sye’yə Mural
Our motive for writing our piece (True both to history, and solidarity) was to try to counter this "fact" - that Musqueam paddlers canoed out across the inlet to feed the passengers on the Komagata Maru.
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March 12, 2021Rungh Magazine: Volume 8, No 2
The NEW Volume 8, No 2 features our first Columnist, David Garneau, with his thought provoking questioning of the terms "indigenization" and "apology" ("Indigenization and Its Opposite, Indigenization").
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March 1, 2021NEW Partnership with Embassy Cultural House
Rungh is pleased to announce a new partnership with Embassy Culture House.
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December 21, 2020Launched – Rungh Magazine Featuring New Cartographies: Power to the Young People
This issue of Rungh Magazine features a review of the Three-Thirty Exhibition at the Doris McCarthy Gallery.
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December 15, 2020Volume 8, Number 1 is NOW Available
Lots to read and share! See what is featured in Rungh - Volume 8, Number 1.
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October 22, 2020Rungh - Volume 7, Number 4 is NOW Available
Lots to read and share! See what is featured in Rungh - Volume 7, Number 4.
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August 2020NEW Rungh Issue - the Music Edition
This issue of Rungh focuses on music with a look at new work by Mohamed Assani, Ruby Singh and Cartel Madras.
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March 2020NEW Rungh Issue Featuring Poetry, Song and Reflections
Rungh Volume 7, Number 2 features video of the Rungh Readings that took place in 2019, two of which reactivated some of Rungh's archive issues.
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March 2020Support Art and Feminism at Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Surrey Art Gallery is partnering with Rungh Magazine to increase the representation of women and non-binary artists on Wikipedia.
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February 2020Rungh Samachar
Our next issue of Rungh is just around the corner and we have an early excerpt from Polar Vortex by Shani Mootoo.
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December 2019Ending 2019 with a NEW ISSUE of Rungh
We wrap up this decade with Volume 6, Number 4, a Film and Video Issue.
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December 2019[FILLED] Job Opening: Communications Assistant
Rungh is seeking a part-time Communications Assistant to assist with design, content production, and social media outreach (Twitter, Instsgram, Facebook).
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July 2019Summer Block Party - Rungh Readings
Vancouver - Hogan’s Alley Society, in partnership with Rungh Cultural Society, is hosting an afternoon of readings from Rungh’s Antiracism issue. This event will be an archive “activation” as well as a showcase for new work by emerging and established artists.
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July 2019Rungh Reads: Rungh invites you to an afternoon of poetry and discussion!
Vancouver - Rungh Cultural Society, in partnership with Full Circle: First Nations Performance is hosting an afternoon of poetry readings at the Full Circle Studio.
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April 16, 2019Longing and Belonging: 1990s South Asian Film and Video
Join Rungh at DOXA for three screenings on May 9 and May 10, as we explore Longing and Belonging: 1990s South Asian Film and Video. An exciting period in Canadian cultural production is explored in three separate programs.
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February 26, 2019Rungh Joins International Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit–a–thon
Join Rungh at a "pop up" event at the Surrey Art Gallery on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 12 noon to 4pm.
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February 26, 2019LAUNCH – Rungh Magazine Vol. 6, No. 1
Rungh is one of Canada’s leading arts and culture sites. Since 1992, Rungh has been a leader in focusing upon culture produced by racialized and intersectional communities. Rungh brings the margins to the centre. Rungh. Means. Colour.
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October 17, 2018Recollective: Vancouver Independent Archives Week 2018
Recollective: Vancouver Independent Archives Week 2018 is a series of free public events, panels, conversations, and screenings that highlight artist-run centre archives, artists working with archives, and the intersections between contemporary art practices and social movements in Vancouver.
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August 16, 2018Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Sponsors Rungh Archive Creation Program
Rungh is pleased to announce that the prestigious Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity has entered into a Sponsorship with Rungh for Rungh’s Archive Creation Program.
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May 28, 2018Desis in the Diaspora - A Canadian South Asian Youth Visual Arts Exhibit
Rungh is happy to be a Media Partner for 'Desis in the Diaspora' featuring the art work of Jagdeep Singh Raina. The show is being presented by the South Asian Studies Institute at University of the Fraser Valley and other presenting and funding partners.
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April 13, 2018Letter from Victoria
Rungh continues to follow the events unfolding at the Open Space gallery in Victoria, BC. A letter regarding the meeting held on Saturday, March 10 can be found here. We welcome responses.
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April 8, 2018Rungh – Fundraising and Development Internship
Rungh has a new Internship position available to assist with fundraising and development projects and goals.
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March 31, 2018Event Report: Do You See What I See?
On March 23, 2018, the Zista Arts Society in Toronto held a group art exhibition entitled “Do You See What I See?” at the Super Wonder Gallery. Curated by Nimisha Bhanot, Rungh asked Aneesha Dev to provide an event report. Thank you to all.
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March 13, 2018Open Space Forms a New Interim Board of Directors; Former Board Resigns
The new interim Board of Directors at Open Space has issued a statement which can be found here.
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March 5, 2018IBPOC Victoria Hosting Public Forum at Open Space
IBPOC Victoria will he hosting a public forum at Open Space in Victoria on Saturday, March 10 at 2 PM. This event is independent of Open Space. The text of their Facebook post is reproduced here.
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March 5, 2018University of Victoria -Department of Writing supports ACC-CCA Boycott of Open Space
The University of Victoria, Department of Writing has released a letter written to Open Space, Executive Director, Kegan McFadden, supporting the ACC-CAA Boycott. The letter can be found here.
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March 2, 2018Rungh Receives Response to Aboriginal Curator Resignation from Open Space
Rungh has received a response from Sandra Hudson, a communications consultant, authorized by Open Space to respond. The text of the email received is here.
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February 25, 2018Call to Boycott Open Space Arts Society
Aboriginal Curatorial Collective/ Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC/CCA) issued a "Call to Boycott Open Space Arts Society's Call for a 'Curator of Exhibitions' " today in response to the resignation of Open Space's Aboriginal Curator, France Trépanier. The link and full text of the Boycott announcement is here.
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February 20, 2018Aboriginal Curator Resigns from Open Space - Rungh Seeks Response
Rungh has received a public resignation letter from France Trepanier, the former Aboriginal Curator at Open Space, effective February 20, 2018. The text of the whole letter is printed here. Rungh has sent a note to Open Space requesting a written response from the Chair of the Board of Directors.
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January 10, 2018Centre A and Rungh Partnership – Archive/Creation Group
In partnership with Centre A, Rungh has formed a new Archive/Creation Group. This group will work to activate the Rungh archive and create new content as Rungh moves forward in making its archive more accessible and in developing educational resources which incorporate the archive.
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October 6, 2017SFU to Digitize Rungh Archive
Rungh is pleased to announce its partnership with Simon Fraser University (SFU) for SFU, Special Collections and Rare Books at the W.A.C. Bennett Library, to commence the digitization of the Rungh archive.
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September 2017Rungh Joins Primary Colours/Couleurs Primaires (PC/cp) as an Incubation Partner – September 2017
Primary Colours/Couleurs primaires is a three year initiative project with joint Directors, France Trépanier and Chris Creighton-Kelly.
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