ECU Artists Create Calendar Honouring Chinatown's History
Posted on November 08, 2018 | Updated June 10, 2019, 11:08AM
A limited edition of 200 will be available at the Eastside Culture Crawl.
The 2019 MAU Calendar is an artist-produced and community-driven publication, featuring community-contributed food recipes, neighbourhood annual event listings, past and contemporary events, and individuals whose contributions have helped shape Vancouver Chinatown’s rich history. The work offers a contemporary portrait of a community living and working in one of the largest and oldest Chinatowns in Canada. They are printed by Moniker Press, a local publishing studio specializing in Risograph printing.
A launch for the calendar will take place at the Sun Wah Centre (268 Keefer), Studio 30c, on November 15 from 4:30-10pm.
Participating artists include:
- Elisa Yon (MAA 2009) — Lead artist
- Erica Wilk (BFA 2011) — Owner of Moniker Press and artist
- Marlene Yuen (Continuing Studies technician)
- Hillary Webb (Librarian)
- Janet Wang (Continuing Studies instructor)
- Clare Yow (UBC MFA 2010)
A limited-edition of 200 calendars will be available for purchase during the Eastside Culture Crawl, November 15-18.