Three exhibits are on display in the gallery space of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre located on level two of the Learning Centre, to the left of the circulation desk.
- Presented by the Asian Library, Cantonese Music: Where East meets West is a collection of instruments including hammer dulcimers, two-stringed fiddles, three-stringed lutes and a zither as well as musical scores. The pieces were collected by Steven Lee, an active member in Vancouver’s Chinese community in the 1940s and 1950s. The collection will be on display until Dec. 5. For more information contact Phoebe Chow at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-822-2427.
- Taiwan Sublime, four series of photographs taken by four Taiwanese photographers who have crisscrossed Taiwan and its smaller sister islands. The exhibit is presented by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office and will be on display until Dec. 7. A lecture featuring three Taiwanese authors – Chu T’ien-wen, Liu Ka-shiang and Ko Yu-fen – will be held from 4 – 6 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Learning Centre gallery. As part of this series, the film A Time To Live, And A Time To Die by director Hou Hsiao-hsien is scheduled for a 3 p.m. screening on Oct. 26 in the Fairmount Social Lounge at St. John’s College (2111 Lower Mall). A discussion with screenwriter Chu Tien-wen will be held after the screening.
- As Is, a collection of colour photographs of Vancouver’s distressed Downtown Eastside, is a series by Lincoln Clarkes, a student of Emily Carr University of Art and Design, where he studied painting before switching to photography. His collection will be on display until Nov. 7.
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