Projects: Exhibitions, Public Art, Commissions, Events, Performances
2022 Restless, Vancouver Art Gallery
Tansy Point, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC
360 Riot Walk, Jane’s Walk 2022 Festival, Vancouver
1997/2022 Welcome to the Land of Light, permanent commission. Concord Pacific Developments & City of Vancouver, Drake Street Plaza, Vancouver.
2021 Hastings Park, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC
LIGHT HOURS – 11 Artists Looking at Hong Kong, Hotam Press Gallery, Vancouver.
2020 360 Riot Walk, 360 video walking tour of 1907 Anti-Asian Riots in Vancouver. Powell Street Festival Telethon, livestreamed, https://youtu.be/omeNd_V_ueo?t=1245(Part 1), https://youtu.be/TMgNpktPYv8?t=1540, Part 2), https://youtu.be/R0gdXc_7Nxg?t=502(Part 3).
360 Riot Walk, Heart of the City Festival, Vancouver
2019 360 Riot Walk, 360 video walking tour of 1907 Anti-Asian Riots in Vancouver. Guided tours at Powell Street Festival, Carnegie Centre, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Vancouver. https://360riotwalk.ca
the map is not the territory, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
Waterways: Asian Indigenous Relations in Contemporary Art,
Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange, Concordia University, Montréal
2018 RIOT FOOD HERE, public food offerings and walking tour along route of 1907 Vancouver Anti-Asian Riots, 10 Different Things, SFU CityStudio, City of Vancouver.
Building A – Livestock Building, CBC The Wall, public art photographic mural on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation exterior wall. Vancouver Heritage Foundation, CBC and City of Vancouver Public Art Program.
Trienniale Banlieu: Là Où Se Prépare Le Futur, Maison des Arts de Laval, Quebec
2017 The Unwelcome Dinner: Commemorating the 1887 Anti-Chinese Riot in Vancouver, with guest speakers Kevin Huang, Hayne Wai, Stephanie Yuen; chefs Jacob Deacon Evans and Wesley Young; at Roedde House Museum, organized by Centre A, Vancouver
2016 Eat Rice Yet?, collaboration with Diyan Achjadi; with Vanessa Richards and Anna Baignoche, Michael Rakowitz, Meeru Dhalwala, Fred Wah, Chee Wang Ng. ThirstDays, organized by Jayce Salloum and VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver
2015 Maraya: Sisyphean Cart (Part II), International Symposium for Electronic Art / ISEA2015 Vancouver
Maraya: Sisyphean Cart, 221A Gallery, Vancouver
#makesmehappy, Museum of Vancouver
EAHR @ ARTEXTE: Uncovering Asian Canadian and Black Canadian Artistic Production, Artexte and Concordia University, Montréal
2014 Maraya: Sisyphean Cart (Part I), International Symposium for Electronic Art / ISEA2014 Dubai
Follow Suit, Centre A, Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver
Orange County Dinner, with Andy Yan, Gerry Shikatani, Wesley Young, Jacob Deacon Evans, Centre A, Vancouver
Bob’s Salon, Vancouver, Crawling, Weeping, Betting, curated by David McIntosh, Unit/Pitt Projects, Vancouver
2012 The 10th Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Washington (Award for Artistic Excellence for Napa North)
Maraya: Hoarding Wall, Museum of Vancouver
Art Dubai, Curated Special Projects, Dubai, UAE
Immaterial Pictorial Sensibility, Quinary Art Projects, Vancouver
Echoes of the Artist, Surrey Art Gallery
Artists Walking Home, Catherine Pulkinghorn/221A Artist Run Centre, Vancouver
2011 Maraya, Centre A, Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver
Digital Natives: Twitter format texts on electronic billboard, Burrard Street Bridge, Vancouver. Other Sites, Vancouver. www.digitalnatives.co.
Time-Based: 4 video mashups from the Maraya public art project on outdoor screens, as part of Summer Live, City of Vancouver’s 125th Anniversary Celebrations at Stanley Park.
2010 Construction Sites, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC
2009 ImagiNation: New Cultural Topographies, Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto Scarborough
2008 Napa North, Kelowna Art Gallery, Alternator Gallery
Napa North, Penticton Art Gallery, BC
Heritage Complex, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario
ImagiNation: New Cultural Topographies, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa
2007 Exquisite Crisis & Encounters, Asian Pacific American Institute of New York University, New York
Ping-Pong, ACC Gallery Weimar, Weimar, Germany
Limits of Tolerance, Centre A, Vancouver
2006 Ciao da Vancouver: Portraits of a City, Velan Centre for Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy
Wrong Gallery: Edition #125, Lobby Gallery, Vancouver
Earth: World Urban Forum Festival, Vancouver
2005 Surrey: Past, Present & Future, Surrey Art Gallery
Pop Goes the Hood, with poet Fred Wah; Spatial Poetics, Powell Street Festival & Video In, Vancouver
2004 Best Picture, New China Town Barber Shop, Los Angeles
Drawing Life, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey
Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris (tour)
Mutations<>Connections, Centre A, Vancouver
2003 Happy Beautiful Desirable, Track 16, Los Angeles
Creep: MFA Thesis Exhibition, University of California, Irvine
Young Photography: Multiple Expressions, UB Anderson Gallery, University at Buffalo, SUNY
Images as Projections, Warren Robbins Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Young Photography, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
2002 Fellows’ Exhibition, Nieman Center, Columbia University, New York
The Projected Image: Visual to Political, J. Wayne Reitz Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville
Generica, University Art Gallery, University of California, Irvine
2001 Facing History, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver
2000 BLOOM! (Hong Kong: City of Life), Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
On Location: Public Art for the New Millennium, Vancouver Art Gallery
The Mount Pleasant Golf & Country Club: collaborative interactive community public art project consisting of a 18-hole miniature golf course in three sites in central Vancouver; tournament, tours, prizes, web site. collective echoes public art collective, Vancouver. Semi-permanent.
Public: Untitled, Roundhouse Community Arts Centre, Vancouver
Download, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
1999 Perfect Memory, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
1998 Traditions, Imaginations and Independent Nations, National Gallery of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
Home Base, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC
The Wedding Album, Gallery Under Glass, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, BC
1997 BOOM! (Leipzig Kommt!), MediaLab, Galerie Eigen+Art, Leipzig, Germany
Welcome to the Land of Light, permanent commission. Concord Pacific Developments & City of Vancouver, Drake Street Plaza, Vancouver.
Framed, Or Gallery, Vancouver
wORk, Or Gallery, Vancouver
1996 The Crowning, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
1995 World Tea Party, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC
1994 Racing Through Space, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
1994 Cultural Survival, The New Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1993 Feng Shui, Locus + and On Edge Productions, All Saints Church, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
Dual Cultures, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, B.C.
Love Stories, Floating Gallery, Winnipeg
Personal Histories, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, B.C.
Vancouver Drawing: Working Documents, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
1992 Love Stories, Gallery 44, Toronto
In the Presence, Gallery OO, Halifax
Love Stories, OR Gallery, Vancouver
Out of Place: site-specific installations using electronic message boards, print and television media, Association for Noncommercial Culture, Vancouver.
1991 Private Addresses: site-specific works outside private residences, Association for Noncommercial Culture, Vancouver.
The Flyer Project: 16-page tabloid of artists’ works delivered to 30,000 residences, Association for Noncommercial Culture, Vancouver.
Shock Culture, with Gu Xiong, Western Front, Vancouver
Goya to Beijing, Vancouver Art Gallery (tour)
Echoes After The Storm; Tiananmen Memorial Art Exhibition, Asian Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
5th Anniversary Exhibition, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
1990 Yellow Peril: Reconsidered, On Edge Productions, Vancouver (tour: Montréal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Halifax, Vancouver, Ottawa)
Young Contemporaries, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario (tour: Mississauga, Fredericton, Halifax, London, ville de Gatineau, Sudbury)
1989 The Vancouver Exchange, Cold City Gallery, Toronto
In Transition: Chinese Canadian Artists in Vancouver. Chinese Cultural Centre
Fear of Others: Art Against Racism, Arts in Action, The Roundhouse, Vancouver
Postscript, AMS Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
1988 (Chinese Pictures), Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
Fear of Others: Art Against Racism, Arts in Action, Carnegie Centre, Vancouver
Inaugural Exhibition, Gallery T.O.O., Vancouver
1987 Victory Square, OR Gallery, Vancouver
(Chinese Pictures), The Other Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta
enGULFed, Eric Harvie Theatre, The Banff Centre
Artists Against Apartheid, Firehall Theatre, Vancouver
Natural Selection, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta
The Drawing Room, The Other Gallery, Banff
In Light of Sound, with David Hykes’ Harmonic Choir, Banff Centre, Banff
1986 Whizz-Bang, with Impossible Theatre, Banff Centre, Banff
2021 Talking the Walk: Reflections on 360 Riot Walk, series of 3 online panel discussions using 360 Riot Walk as an entry point to explore the history of anti-Asian violence and white supremacy in Vancouver. Powell Street Festival, Vancouver. https://powellstreetfestival.com/talking-the-walk-reflections-on-360-riot-walk/
1997 CITY AT THE END OF TIME: Hong Kong 1997, with Scott Toguri McFarlane. International exhibition, symposium, poetry readings, web site, and publications on Hong Kong’s social and cultural identity. Artspeak, Access, Helen Pitt & Foto•Base Galleries, Vancouver Art Gallery, Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre. The Pomelo Project, Vancouver.
1995 Cross Currents: Invitational. National photographic exhibition, Nhan Duc Nguyen representing Pacific region. Gallery 44, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto.
1993 RACY SEXY, with Karin Lee, et al. National intercultural project with 33 artists in 9 community and cultural centres in Greater Vancouver. Visual art, film, video, theatre, dance, music, readings, and performance art on intersecting issues of race, culture, and sexuality. The Chinese Cultural Centre, Vancouver.
1991 SELF NOT WHOLE: Cultural Identity and Chinese-Canadian Artists in Vancouver, with Lorraine Chan. Visual arts exhibition, readings, performances, panel discussion, educators’ workshop. The Chinese Cultural Centre, Vancouver. Catalogue in English and Chinese.
WHITE RIOT: The 1907 Anti-Asian Riots in Vancouver, Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, 2023
“Walking the Fine Line with History: 360 Riot Walk,” A House Made of Dawn: The Sublime Horizon of the Digital Arts as the Concluding Formation of the Information Civilization, Ed. Oliver Hockenhull, 2021. https://www.sublimehorizons.ca/walking-the-fine-line-with-history-360-riot-walk/
“Wuxia Makes Me Nervous,” in susan pui san lok’s RoCH Fans & Legends exhibition e-catalogue, Quad & Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, UK, 2017.
“EITHER / OR, EITHER / OR,” on Tsang Kin-Wah’s site-specific installation at?Vancouver Art Gallery’s Offsite and Howe Street façade, exhibition brochure, 2017.
“Wuxia Makes Me Nervous,” Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, Art & Collection Group, Vancouver, Vol. 15, Number 4, July/August 2016.
“Maraya’s Hard Edges: Seeing the City as a Question of Access,” with Glen Lowry and M. Simon Levin, Curb Magazine, City-Region Studies Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Vol. 6, Issue 2, 2016.
“Maraya as Visual Research: Mapping Urban Displacement and Narrating Artistic Inquiry,” with Glen Lowry and M. Simon Levin, in Cultural Mapping as Cultural Inquiry, eds. Nancy Duxbury, W.F. Garrett-Petts, David MacLennan, Routledge, New York, 2015.
“Napa North: The Terroir! The Terroir!,” Rice Paper Magazine, Vancouver, BC, Vol. 14.2, April 2009.
“Detouring the Grand Tour: Venice 52, Kassel 12, Sharjah 8,“ with Glen Lowry. Fuse Magazine: Art Media Politics, Toronto, Vol. 31 No. 1, January 2008.
“Improve Your (Community Public Art) Swing,” public:untitled catalogue, collective echoes, Vancouver, 2006.
“Art Calling Fool Scold: The Discursive Pedagogy of Roy Kiyooka,” All Amazed: For Roy Kiyooka, eds. John O’Brian, Naomi Sawada, Scott Watson. Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, 2002.
“Jurors’ Statement,” Artropolis catalogue, Vancouver, 2001.
“Passing Hong Kong,” City at the End of Time: Hong Kong 1997 catalogue, eds. Scott McFarlane & Henry Tsang. The Pomelo Project, Vancouver/Montréal, 1998.
“Uncertain Pleasure: An Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art in Vancouver, curated by Hou Hanru,” review, ART Asia Pacific, Fine Arts Press, Sydney, Australia, Issue 17, 1998.
“Community Building and the Chinese Cultural Centre in Vancouver,” Naming a Practice: Curatorial Strategies for the Future, Ed. Peter White. Banff Centre Press, Banff, 1996.
“Racy Sexy: An Utopian Collaboration?” with Karin Lee, Racy Sexy catalogue, eds. Beverly Yhap & Henry Tsang. Chinese Cultural Centre, Vancouver, 1995.
“Inside, Outside, Upside Down: In Search of Cultural Space with the Chinese Cultural Centre in Vancouver,” Questions of Community, Daina Augaitis, Lorne Falk, Sylvie Gilbert, Mary Anne Moser, eds., Banff Centre Press, 1995.
“RACY SEXY: In Search for Cultural Space”, Parallelogramme, Association of National Non-Profit Artists’ Centres, Toronto, Vol. 20, No. 1, 1994.
“Self Not Whole,” Rungh Magazine, Rungh Cultural Society, Vancouver, Vol. 2, No. 4, 1994.
“To Visit the Tiger”, review, Rungh Magazine, Rungh Cultural Society, Vancouver, Vol. 1, No. 4, 1993.
“Some Afterthoughts: Confessions of a Juror”, Images and Objects X: Contemporary BC Artists. Assembly of BC Arts Councils, Vancouver, 1992.
“In Search of a Cultural Centre,” Self Not Whole, Ed. Henry Tsang, Chinese Cultural Centre, Vancouver, 1991
Published Artist’s Projects
Photographs, “The Ideal City” by Richard Littlemore, Trek Magazine, UBC Alumni, Vancouver, Spring/Summer 2022.
“Orange County,” The Capilano Review: Pacific Poetries, Vol. 3.26, Vancouver, Spring 2015.
Cover photo, Cultivating Canada: Reconciliation Through the Lens of Cultural Diversity. Ashok Mathur, Jonathan Dewar, Mike DeGagné (eds.), Aboriginal Healing Foundation, Ottawa, 2011.
Cover photo, Maraya Projects, West Coast Line, Vol. 45 No. 3, Vancouver, Fall 2011.
Photograph, Sentenced to Light, Fred Wah, Talonbooks, Vancouver, 2008.
Cover photo, West Coast Line, Vol. 40 No. 4, Vancouver, 2007.
“Welcome to the Land of Light,” Front Magazine, March/April Vol. IX No. 4, Vancouver, 1998.
Cover photo, Vancouver: Representing the Postmodern City, (ed. Paul Delaney), Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, 1994.
Artist’s project,West Coast Line (special issue: Colour: An Issue), Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Vol. 28/1-2, 1994.
“Homage to Roy (Kiyooka),” with Harvey Chiang, The Bulletin, Japanese Canadian Citizens Association, Vancouver, Feb. 1994.
Artists’ project with The Association for Noncommercial Culture, West Coast Line, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Vol. 27, No. 1, 1993.
“Shock Culture: A Performance,” Harbour Magazine, Montréal, Vol. 1, No. 4., 1992.
Cover photo, Quarterly Commentary, Assembly of BC Arts Councils, Vancouver, June, 1992.
“Shock Culture,” Front Magazine, The Western Front, Vancouver, March/April, 1991.
Cover photo, Writing, Kootenay School of Writing, Vancouver, Vol. 26, 1991.
Artists’ project, Video Guide, Satellite Video Exchange Society, Vancouver, Issue 50, Spring, 1991.
Artists’ project, West Coast Line, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Vol. 24, No. 2, Fall, 1990.
Cover photos, BC Monthly, Gerry Gilbert, Vancouver, Vol. 43, Oct. 1990.
2022 360 Riot Walk as an Educational Resource, Teaching for Inquiry: Philosophy, Pedagogy and Praxis, BC Social Studies Teachers’ Association Conference, online.
2021 Care and the Institution & Decolonizing Pedagogies, 2021 GAX Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange, Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University.
Light Hours: Eleven Artists Looking at Hong Kong, UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative and Hotam Press Gallery
Visions for Chinatown, moderator, Whose Chinatown virtual conference, Griffin Art Projects, The New Gallery, Centre A, Asian Canadian Writers Workshop. https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=4167318469945714&ref=watch_permalink
Asian Canadian Artists Against Racism: An Evening for Resistance! Asian Canadian Labour Alliance, online.
An Embodied Experience of History, Talking the Walk: Reflections on 360 Riot Walk panel series, Powell Street Festival, May 29, 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdsnQBbpwqE
The Complexity and Nuance of Cultural Translation, moderator, Talking the Walk: Reflections on 360 Riot Walk panel series, Powell Street Festival, June 19, 2021, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26heim8YRLE
What’s At Stake, Talking the Walk: Reflections on 360 Riot Walk panel series, Powell Street Festival, July 10, 2021.
2020 Aotearoa: Ng? Tai o te Ao: Global Tides, 2020 GAX Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange, New York University and School of Art and Design at the W?nanga Aronui o T?maki Makau Rau (AUT University).
2019 The Future is Indigenous Language: Image, Text & Speech, Asian Indigenous Relations in Contemporary Art, GAX 2019 Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange, New York University and Concordia University, Montréal.
Speaking and Relating Across the Great Ocean,Keynote Panel, Great Ocean Dialogues, Vancouver Art Gallery and Aboriginal Curatorial Collective, Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, SFU Woodward’s.
2018 Ten Different Things, public art symposium, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver.
2013 Speculative Cities: Dubai, Panama City, Vancouver. Peter Wall Foundation International Roundtable, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, University of British Columbia, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver.
2012 Northwest Native Community Celebration, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.
2011 The Land We Are: Arts, Culture and the Politics of Reconciliation, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver.
2010 The Big Idea, with Glen Lowry and M. Simon Levin. Bidoun Projects, Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE.
Learning from Vancouver, with Glen Lowry and M. Simon Levin. The Western Front, Vancouver.
2009 Interactive Futures: Stereo, with Glen Lowry and M. Simon Levin. Intersections Digital Studios, Emily Carr University, Vancouver. http://hosting.epresence.tv/emilycarr/interactive_futures/watch/30.aspx
2008 Asia in the Mix: Urban Mobilities from Hong Kong to Dubai, via Vancouver, with Glen Lowry and Eugene McCann. Inter-Referencing Asia: Urban Experiments & the Art of Being Global International Conference on Inter-Asian Connections, Social Science Research Council (New York) and Dubai School of Government, Dubai, UAE.
When East Really is West: A Look at Some Models of Cultural DupliCities, Art and the New Culture City: Hong Kong, China and the Global Art System, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
Pushing Historical Boundaries, Shaq’sthut – Gathering Place colloquium, Aboriginal Curatorial Collective, Sty-Wet-Tan Longhouse, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
2007 Creative Critical, Union for Democratic Communications, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver.
Mediating Dubai: “The World’s Fastest Growing City” On-line and Off, with Glen Lowry, The New Media Consortium, Spring Online Conference on The Convergence of Web Culture & Video, www.nmc.org.
Two False Creeks: From Vancouver to Dubai and Back, with Glen Lowry, TransCanada Two: Literature, Institutions, Citizenship, University of Guelph, Ontario.
Redress Express: Current Directions in Asian Canadian Art & Culture, Chinese Cultural Centre, Vancouver.
2004 Leaving It Be: Apathy, Activism and Ethnicity in Contemporary Practice, Powell Street Festival, Vancouver
2002 Beyond the Threshold: Predicament of Place, Gwangju Biennale Project 2 Symposium, Korea
IntraNation: Race, Politics and Canadian Art, Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver
2001 Grants and Curators & Jurors panels, Artropolis, Vancouver
2000 Twisting the Box: The New Asian Museum Symposium, Centre A, Vancouver
A Working Discussion on Aboriginal Representation in the Art Gallery, Queen’s University & The Art Gallery of Ontario, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Long Ago in the Future: Creating a Past, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
Roy Kiyooka Conference, Belkin Gallery, University of BC & Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver
1997 Dialogue with Navin Rawanchaikul, Traditions/Tensions: Contemporary Art in Asia, symposium, Asia Society (New York) & Vancouver Art Gallery, Robson Square Media Center, Vancouver
What is Canadian Art? Vancouver International Art ‘97, Trade & Convention Centre, Vancouver
Generation to Generation: Exploring Family Histories, Asian Heritage Month, Powell Street Festival, Vancouver
Public Infiltrations, International Conference in Critical Geography, Univ. of BC, Vancouver
1996 Re-entering the House of Flowers, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
1995 Chinese Canadian Arts Conference, Chinese Canadian National Council, Vancouver
Culture in Struggle: Canada-Japan Minority Forum, Japanese Canadian Citizens Assoc., Vancouver
1994 Naming a Practice: Curatorial Strategies for the Future, seminar organized by Peter White, Bruce Grenville, et al, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta
Mined Cultures: Contemporary Artists and ‘Post’-Colonialism in the Commonwealth, symposium, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC
Alternative Frontiers, Mountain West Canadian Studies Conf., Simon Fraser Univ., Vancouver
1993 Survival and Practice, BC Festival of the Arts, Trail, BC
Fixing History, and Framing Ethnicity, University College of the Cariboo, Kamloops, BC
Survival and Practice, Community Arts Council, Vancouver, and Burnaby Art Gallery
1992 Representing the Self/Re-Presenting Culture, Vancouver Museum, Vancouver
Survival and Practice, BC Festival of the Arts, Vernon, B.C.
Racism in the Arts, The Arts Tonight, CBC-FM Radio
1991 Self Not Whole, round table facilitator, Chinese Cultural Centre, Vancouver
Gu Xiong and the Chinese Avant-Garde, lecture, Simon Fraser University Downtown, Vancouver
Our Aesthetics, Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver
Yellow Peril, On Edge Productions, Video Inn, Vancouver
2022 Surrey Art Gallery
Simon Fraser University
2021 Surrey Art Gallery
Simon Fraser University
2020 International Symposium for Electronic Art / ISEA2020, Montréal
NOW Society, Vancouver
2019 Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
2018 Maison des Arts de Laval, Laval, Québec
2016 California College of the Arts, San Francisco
San Francisco State University
Museum of Vancouver
2015 221A Gallery, Vancouver
2014 International Symposium for Electronic Art / ISEA2014 Dubai, Zayed University, Dubai
Centre A, Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver
Vancouver Asian Heritage Month, Tonari Gumi, Vancouver (with Roy Miki, Fumiko Kiyooka)
2013 Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon, Global Civic Public Society, Vancouver Playhouse http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOomdsk7ud0&feature=youtu.be
University of Ottawa
Spur Festival, Vancouver
Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Montreal
2012 Museum of Vancouver
2011 Centre A, Vancouver
2010 Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC
Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC
Concordia University, Montréal
2008 Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa
American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Banff New Media Institute, The Banff Centre for the Arts
Penticton Art Gallery, Penticton, BC
2007 University of British Columbia, Vancouver
University of Siegen, (with Glen Lowry) Siegen, Germany
Artcamp Un-Conference, SWARM/Alternator Gallery, Vancouver
University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC
2005 Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver
2004 University of California, Santa Cruz
2003 Track 16, Los Angeles
2002 Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California
2001 Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary
Camosun College, Victoria, BC
2000 Capilano College, North Vancouver, BC
1999 University of Lethbridge, Alberta
St. Norbert Arts & Cultural Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Capilano University College, North Vancouver, BC
1998 Public art presentation with Buster Simpson, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver
Capilano University College, North Vancouver, BC
1997 MediaLab Eigen+Art, Leipzig, Germany
1996 Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
1995 Grant McEwan College, Edmonton, Alberta
1994 The New Gallery, Calgary
Camosun College, Victoria, BC
Simon Fraser University Arts & Cultural Administration Seminar, Vancouver
1993 Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC
Capilano College, North Vancouver, BC
1992 Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax
Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver
1991 Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
1990 Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China
Other Professional Experience
Workshop Director: Contemporary Art and the Inter-Asian Imaginary, with Dr. Alice Ming-Wai Jim, at Inter-Asian Connections IV: Istanbul, Koç University. Social Science Research Council et al, New York, 2013
MFA External Examiner, School for the Contemporary Arts, Simon Fraser University, 2012
MFA Graduation Exhibition (External Guest Critique), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2008
Boards, Committees & Collectives:
GAX Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange, New York University, 2019 to present
ISEA/ International Symposium on Electronic Art, International Program Committees: 2014 Dubai, 2015 Vancouver, 2017 Manizales, Columbia, 2020 Montréal
VIVO Media Arts Centre, Advisory Council, 2016-18
Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver Cultural Affairs Advisory Group, 2013 to present
Maraya Cultural Projects (co-Founder), Board of Directors, 2010 to present
West Coast Line: A Journal of Contemporary Writing and Criticism, Board of Directors, 2006 to 2016
The Western Front, arts centre, Vancouver, Board of Directors, 2009-2011
City of Vancouver Public Art Review Advisory Committee, 2006-08
collective echoes, public art collective, 1998-2001
The Pomelo Project, Vancouver, Montréal, 1994-99
Cross-Cultural Advisory Committee, Chinese Cultural Centre, Vancouver, 1997-98
Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, Board of Directors, 1996-98
Vancouver Arts Initiative Advisory Committee to the Mayor, City of Vancouver, 1995-98
Images & Objects Advisory Committee, BC Festival of the Arts, 1994-96
BC Status of the Artist Advisory Committee, Province of BC, 1993
Contemporary Cultural Projects, Chinese Cultural Centre, Vancouver (co-founder), 1992-94
Tamahnous Theatre, Vancouver, Board of Directors, 1992-94
The Association for Noncommercial Culture, Vancouver, public art collective, 1991-93
The Or Gallery, Vancouver, Board of Directors, 1988-91
Coppermoss Cottage and Retreat, Tuwanek, BC, 2017
Alchemy: Food and Art, Gibraltar Point, Toronto Island, Artscape, 2016
True False Creeks, Self-Directed Co-Production, Banff New Media Institute, 2008
Community Complicity, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC, 2007
Surrey: Past, Present & Future, Surrey Art Gallery, 2005
IntraNation, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, 2004
Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong, 2000
MediaLab Eigen+Art, Leipzig, Germany, 1997
NOMAD program, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, 1993
Artist-In-Residence, The Western Front, Vancouver, 1990
Art Studio, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, 1986–87
Community Complicity, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC, 2007
REMIXX: SUR.RE. Surrey Youth New Media Project, Surrey Art Gallery, 2005
collective echoes, public art collective, Vancouver, 1998-2001
The Maraya Project: Reflecting Urban Waterfronts, Vancouver | Dubai, Gail & Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, Montreal, 2022.
Collective Echoes: projects for public space. collective echoes, Vancouver, 2006
City at the End of Time: Hong Kong 1997. The Pomelo Project, Vancouver, 1997
Racy Sexy: Race, Culture & Sexuality. The Chinese Cultural Centre, Vancouver, 1993
Self Not Whole: Chinese-Canadian Artists in Vancouver. Chinese Cultural Centre, 1992
Artist-in-Residence, Burnaby, BC, elementary schools, ArtStarts in the Schools, 1998
Artist-in-Residence, Prince Rupert & Terrace, BC, elementary schools, 1997
Grant-Writing workshop, Chinese Canadian Artists Federation, 1997
Artist-in-Residence, Greater Vancouver schools, Artscape Program, Vancouver Art Gallery, 1995
Community-Building in the Arts workshop, Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, 1995
Outreach program, ArtStarts in the Schools, Vancouver, 1996
Canada/China Cultural Exchange Tour, Dept. of Canadian Heritage, Ottawa, 1995
Facilitator, BC Festival of the Arts, Kamloops, BC, 1995
Facilitator & Panelist, Images & Objects XI, Assembly of BC Arts Councils, Trail, 1993
Minority Artist Role-Model Program, Vancouver School Board/Children’s Festival, 1992
Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada Council Art Bank, Surrey Art Gallery, Kamloops Art Gallery, Burnaby Art Gallery, Camosun College of Art, Victoria, BC, The Banff Centre for the Arts
2001-03 MFA, University of California, Irvine
2002 The Projected Image: Visual to Political, National Graduate Seminar, The Photography Institute, Columbia University, New York
1991 The Problematics of Public Art, with Rosalyn Deutsche, Krzystof Wodiczko, Allan Sekula, Simon Fraser University Summer Intensive, Vancouver
1986 Art In Situ, with Daniel Buren, Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver
1985 Architectural Design Summer Intensive, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
1982-86 BFA, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
2005+ Associate Professor, Faculty of Culture + Community, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver; Assistant Dean, Masters of Fine Arts; Head of Critical & Cultural Studies; Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research; Foundation Studies.
1992-2005 Sessional Instructor (Visual Arts & Critical Studies), Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver.
2003-4 Adjunct Lecturer (Studio Art), University of California, Irvine.
2002 Teaching Associate, University of California, Irvine, Summer.
Grants & Awards
Creative BC and BC Arts Council Interactive Fund, 2020
Canada Council for the Arts: Concept to Realization Grant: 2019, 2020
Canada Council for the Arts: New Media Production Grant: 2015
Canada Council for the Arts: Mid-Career/B Grant: 1992, 1997, 1999, 2005
Canada Council for the Arts: Short Term/Travel Grant: 1991, 1993, 1995, 1999, 2014
Canada Council for the Arts: Explorations: 1995
BC Arts Council: 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2018
Canada Interactive Fund, Department of Canadian Heritage: Maraya Online Platform, 2010
Social Sciences Humanities Research Council: Research/Creation Grant (Principal Investigator), 2007
Department of Foreign Affairs, Government of Canada: Travel Grant: 1997
University of California Lecturer Professional Development Award: 2004
Pacific Rim Research Program, University of California, MiniGrant: 2003
President’s Fund, Emily Carr Institute: 2007
Tacoma Art Museum: 10th Northwest Biennial, Award for Artistic Excellence for Napa North, 2012
VIVA Award (Vancouver Institute for the Visual Arts, Doris & Jack Shadbolt, founders): 1993
2019 Insight Grants, Social Sciences Humanities Research Council of Canada
2017 Public Art Community Grants, City of Vancouver
Media Arts Curator-in-Residence, VIVO Media Arts Centre
2016 First Capital Realty Sculpture Contest
2013 Capacity Building Initiative: Project Grants, Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa
2012 Capacity Building Initiative: Project Grants, Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa
Operating and Project Grants: Visual Arts, Museums, Literary Organizations, City of Vancouver
2009 Canada Council Art Bank Purchase Program, Ottawa
Immigrant Services Society, New Faces of Vancouver photo exhibition
2007 Visual Arts Project Grants, The Canada Council, Ottawa
Visual Arts and Media Organizations Grants, City of Vancouver
2006 Hollybridge Public Art selection panel, 4Culture, City of Richmond
2002 Visual Arts Creation/Production Grants, Emerging, The Canada Council, Ottawa
2000 Artropolis, Vancouver
1999 Artist Live/Work Studios Residency & Rental Studio Awards, City of Vancouver
1997 Visual Arts Program Assistance & Annual Grants, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg
1996 VIVA Award (Vancouver Institute for the Visual Arts/Shadbolt Foundation), Vancouver
Visual Arts Program Assistance & Annual Grants, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg
Short-Term & Travel Grants, The Canada Council, Ottawa
1995 Water Department Portable Works Purchase Program, Seattle Arts Commission, Seattle
Community Public Art Program, City of Vancouver
Canada/China Cultural Exchange Tour, Department of Canadian Heritage, Ottawa
Community Centre Artist-in-Residence Program, Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation
1994 Major Arts Awards, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg
Surrey Art Gallery Juried Art Show, Surrey, BC
Images and Objects X, BC Festival of the Arts, Assembly of BC Arts Councils (travelling juror)
1993 Visual Artists Awards, BC Arts Council, Victoria, BC
Explorations, The Canada Council, Trail, BC, and Vancouver
1992 Explorations, The Canada Council, Mayne Island, BC
Images and Objects X, BC Festival of the Arts, Assembly of BC Arts Councils (travelling juror)
Shazia Hafiz Ramji, “Duplicity and Diptychs: The Maraya Project’s Twinned Visions of Complicity,” Momus, Nov. 18, 2022. https://momus.ca/duplicity-and-diptychs-the-maraya-projects-twinned-visions-of-complicity/
Rhys Edwards, ed., Techlab: Experiments in media art, 1999-2019, Surrey Art Gallery, 2022.
Kevin Hamilton, “Walking to Unsettle: Maraya, Design and Colonial Projection – A Maraya Cart Pull,” The Maraya Project: Reflecting Urban Waterfronts, Vancouver | Dubai, Gail & Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, Montreal, 2022.
Robert Ferry & Elizabeth Monoian, “Dubai’s Mirror Onto the World,” The Maraya Project: Reflecting Urban Waterfronts, Vancouver | Dubai, Gail & Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, Montreal, 2022.
Alice Ming Wai Jim, “Maraya’s Sisyphean Cart: Twinned Visions of Vancouver & Dubai,” The Maraya Project: Reflecting Urban Waterfronts, Vancouver | Dubai, Gail & Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, Montreal, 2022.
Charlie Smith, “Artist Henry Tsang peels back hidden Japanese Canadian history in Hastings Park,” The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, July 14, 2021. https://www.straight.com/arts/powell-street-festival-artist-henry-tsang-peels-back-hidden-japanese-canadian-history-in
Janet Smith, “Vivid animation and thermal imaging recapture vanished Japanese Canadian history at Surrey Art Gallery,” Stir Magazine, Vancouver, June 30, 2021. https://www.createastir.ca/articles/autumn-strawberry-surrey-art-gallery
Lily Lam, “360 Riot Walk (Chinese),” Ming Pao Vancouver, July 13, 2021. https://youtu.be/xYek5XZU4jI?t=343 (video)
Norm Ibuki, “Hastings Park Revisited with Artist Henry Tsang”, Discover Nikkei, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, September 13, 2021. http://www.discovernikkei.org/en/journal/2021/9/13/hastings-park/
Margaret Gallagher interview, “360 Riot Walk,” CBC Radio: On the Coast, July 9, 2021. https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-46/clip/15854357
Norm Ibuki, “Hastings Park Revisited with Artist Henry Tsang”, Discover Nikkei, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, September 13, 2021. http://www.discovernikkei.org/en/journal/2021/9/13/hastings-park/
Janet Nicol, “Making History Visible,” GalleriesWest Magazine, Calgary, Alberta, July 15, 2021. https://www.gallerieswest.ca/magazine/stories/making-history-visible-in-new-ways/
John Endo Greenaway, “Bulletin Interview: Henry Tsang, Hastings Park,” The Bulletin: Journal of Japanese Canadian Community, History and Culture, JCCA, Vancouver, July 2021, p. 2-7.
Nathalie Astruc, “Henry Tsang illumine une douloureuse page d’histoire,” La Source, Vancouver, Vol. 22, No. 2, June 22-July 6, 2021, p. 7. https://thelasource.com/fr/2021/06/21/henry-tsang-illumine-une-douloureuse-page-dhistoire/
Richard Thériault, “Exposition Sur l’Histoire Japonaise en Columbie-Britannique,” CBC Evening News (TV, French), Radio-Canada, June 29, 2021. https://ici.radio-canada.ca/tele/le-telejournal-colombie-britannique/site/segments/reportage/361588/art-musee-exposition-colombie-britannique-surrey
Ian Young, “Vancouver art show walks the tightrope of politics, protest and Hong Kong identity,” South China Morning Post, Hong Kong, June 11, 2011. https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/3136712/vancouver-art-show-walks-tightrope-politics-protest-and-hong
“360 Riot Walk,” Redeye radio interview with Lorraine Chisholme, Vancouver Cooperative Radio, CFRO 100.5FM, April 17 and May 26, 2021.
Eososa Eweka-Valentine, “Surrey Gallery to showcase artwork inspired by local Japanese-Canadian history,” The Runner, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC, June 4, 2021. https://runnermag.ca/2021/06/surrey-gallery-to-showcase-artwork-inspired-by-local-japanese-canadian-history/
Madison Wong, “Asian Canadians reflect on family, community for Asian Heritage Month,” Global News, May 19, 2021.
Perrin Grauer, “Henry Tsang’s New Panel Discussion, Solo Exhibition Explore Anti-Asian Violence in Vancouver,” Emily Carr University of Art & Design News, May 18, 2021. https://www.ecuad.ca/news/2021/henry-tsangs-new-panel-discussion-solo-exhibition-explore-anti-asian-violence-in-vancouver
360 Riot Walk, Powell Street Festival Telethon, livestreamed, https://youtu.be/omeNd_V_ueo?t=1245 (Part 1), https://youtu.be/TMgNpktPYv8?t=1540, Part 2), https://youtu.be/R0gdXc_7Nxg?t=502 (Part 3), Aug. 1, 2020.
“360 Riot Walk,” CBC Early Edition with Stephen Quinn (radio), Nov. 18, 2019.
“360 Riot Walk,” CBC Vancouver Evening News (TV), Nov. 17, 2019.
Rafferty Baker, “Riot Walk tour recounts dark moment in Vancouver’s history,” CBC News, https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/riot-walk-vancouver-history-tour-1.5358936
Norm Masaji Ibuki, “Vancouver’s 1907 Anti-Asian Riots Revisited,” Discover Nikkei, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, Dec. 30, 2019. Part 1: http://www.discovernikkei.org/en/journal/2019/12/30/riot-walk-1/
Judy Yeh, “1907 Anti-Asian Riots,” (Chinese) Ming Pao Newspaper, July 28, 2019.
Judy Yeh, “360 Riot Walk/360″ (Chinese) Ming Pao Newspaper, July 28, 2019.
Perrin Grauer, “360 Riot Walk aims to reveal dark legacy in downtown Vancouver,” Emily Carr Stories, 2019. https://www.ecuad.ca/news/2019/360-riot-walk-aims-reveal-dark-legacy-downtown-vancouver
“360 Riot Walk,” CBC On the Coast with Glorai Macarenko (radio), live interview, July 23, 2019.
Manuel Arturo Abreu, “Claim Boundaries: Artists of the Northwest at Portland Art Museum,” Art in America, Apr 29, 2019.
Suzette Smith, “Portland Art Museum’s the map is not the territory: Location, Origin, and the Threats of Climate Change,” Portland Mercury, March 27, 2019.
Laurel Reed Pavic, “the map is not the territory: Whose border is it?,” Oregon Artswatch, March 25, 2019.
Briana Miller, “Northwest artists showcase ‘the map is not the territory’ takes on regional and global themes,” The Oregonian, Portland, Oregon, March 10, 2019.
Barbara Cole, The Northeast False Creek Public Art Plan, Cole Projects, City of Vancouver Public Art Program, 2018.
Alice Ming-Wai Jim, “Maraya’s Sisyphean Cart: Twinned Visions of Vancouver and Dubai.” Narratives Unfolding: National Art Histories in an Unfinished World. Ed. Martha Langford. McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal; Kingston; London; Chicago, 2017.
Elisa Ferrari, Tarah Hogue, Jayce Salloum, ”thirstDays: love, intimacy + (com)passion in difficult times.” The Capilano Review, Vancouver, October 2017.
Dylan Robinson and Keren Zaiontz,?”Public Art in Vancouver and the Civic Infrastructure of Redress.” The Land We Are: Artists and Writers Unsettle the Politics of Reconciliation. Eds. Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill and Sophie McCall. ARP Books, Winnipeg, Canada, 2015.
Julie Alary Lavallée, “Follow Suits: Koutama Bouabane and Henry Tsang.” Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas, Vol. 1, Nos. 1-2, Brill, Leiden, the Nederlands, Spring 2015.
Ethnocultural Art Histories Research group (EAHR), “Tracing Asian Canadian Art Histories and Alliances.” Uncovering Asian Canadian and Black Canadian Artistic Production, Artexte and Concordia University, Montréal, 2015.
Sherry Simon, “Displaying Language in Public Art.” Des Textes Dans l’Espace Public (Words in Public Space). Ed. Marc André Brouillette. les editions du passage, Montréal, 2014.
Alice Ming Wai Jim, “The Maraya Project: Research-Creation, Inter-reference and the Worlding of Asian Cities.” Third Text, Routledge, Taylor & Francis, UK, Vol. 28, Issue 1, January 2014.
Jenni Pace, review of “Follow Suit” exhibition. Art Papers, Atlanta, Georgia, Vol. 38 No. 2, March/April 2014.
Chris Lee, “Following The World,” exhibition essay. Centre A, Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, 2014.
Gautier Aebischer, Une exposition pour perdre le sens de l’orientation. La Source, Volume 14, Édition 3 – 18 février au 4 mars 2014, Vancouver. http://thelasource.com/fr/2014/02/17/une-exposition-pour-perdre-le-sens-de-lorientation/
Lorna Brown, “Mixing Messages.” Digital Natives, Other Sights for Artists’ Projects with City of Vancouver Public Art Program, Vancouver, 2012.
Brendan Hurley, “Stanley Kwok and the Two False Creeks: Part One – Reflections on Developing a Waterfront,” Spacing Magazine, May 9, 2012. http://spacing.ca/vancouver/2012/05/09/stanley-kwok-and-the-two-false-creeks/
Brendan Hurley, Stanley Kwok and the Two False Creeks: Part Two – Mirrors, Mirages and Vancouverism in the Middle East,” Spacing Magazine, May 14, 2012. http://spacing.ca/vancouver/2012/05/14/stanley-kwok-and-the-two-false-creeks-part-two-mirrors-mirages-and-vancouverism-in-the-middle-east/
Judith Ichisaka, “Chinook Jargon.” Ricepaper, Issue 17.3/17.4, Vancouver, Fall/Winter 2012.
Glen Lowry and Eugene McCann, “Asia in the Mix: Urban Form and Global Mobilities – Hong Kong, Vancouver, Dubai.” Worlding Cities: Asian Experiments and the Art of Being Global. Eds. Ananya Roy and Aihwa Ong. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 2011. http://www.sfu.ca/~emccann/LowryMcCann%20AsianintheMix.pdf
Robin Lawrence, “Dubai Mirrors Vancouver in Maraya.” The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, Dec. 6, 2011.
Lena Sin, “False Creek’s Dubai Clone.” The Province, Vancouver, Nov. 24, 2011
Glen Lowry, “Napa North.” Cultivating Canada: Reconciliation Through the Lens of Cultural Diversity. Eds. A. Mathur, J. Dewar, M. DeGagné. Aboriginal Healing Foundation, Ottawa, 2011.
Diego Rodriguez, Sophie Bégin, “Welcome to the Land of Light: Henry Tsang.” Our City Our Art, Nov. 15, 2010. http://ourcityourart.wordpress.com/2010/11/15/welcome-to-the-land-of-light-henry-tsang/
Sherry Simon, “Public Language and the Aesthetics of the Translating City.” Translation in French and Francophone Literature and Film. Ed. James Day. Editions Rodopi (bilingual edition), Amsterdam, 2009.
Maraya Projects, with Glen Lowry and M. Simon Levin. Interactive Futures: Stereo, Intersections Digital Studios, Emily Carr University, Vancouver. http://hosting.epresence.tv/emilycarr/interactive_futures/watch/30.aspx, Nov. 2009.
Gu Xiong, “Henry Tsang, A Family Name.” Catalogue essay, Surrey Art Gallery, Sept. 2008, http://www.surrey.ca/files/Tsang1.pdf
Whitney Light, “Heritage Complex: From Stereotypes to Nuance.” Review, Canadian Art, July 3, 2008. http://www.canadianart.ca/reviews/2008/07/03/heritage-complex/
Tejpal Ajji, “Heritage Complex.” Catalogue essay, Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Ontario, June 2008.
Portia Priegert, “Valley’s Changing Landscape,” Review, eVent! Magazine, Kelowna, BC, July 9, 2008.
Glen Lowry, “Terroir / as in Translation.” Catalogue essay, Edges of Diversity, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC, 2008. http://alternatorcentre.com/app/webroot/files/PDF%20Documents/2008EdgesOfDiversity.pdf
Ashok Mathur, “Transubracination: How Writers of Colour Became Canlit.” Trans.Can.Lit: Resituating the Study of Canadian Literature. Eds. S. Kamboureli and R. Miki. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2007.
Liz Park, “Limits of Tolerance: Re-framing Multicultural State Policy.” curatorial essay, Centre A, Vancouver, 2007.
Caroline Vanderloo, “Complicated entanglements: Henry Tsang and cultural race politics, 1988-1995.” M.A. Thesis, Carleton University, Ottawa, 2007.
Alice Ming Wai Jim,?”Thoughts on the Meaning of Return: HKG><YVR.” Journal of Visual Culture, Vol. 6, No. 3, Sage Publications, 2007.
Joan Borsa, “Site- and Context-Oriented Curating: Staging Encounters Between Art and Everyday Realities.” Ph.D. thesis, Concordia University, Montreal, 2006.
Kristin Hargrove, “Sunpist: Exploring the Alienation Resulting from Orange County’s Post-World War II Development.” M.A. thesis, California State University Fullerton, 2005.
Ashok Mathur, “Leaving It Be: What We Talk About When We Talk About Political Shifts.” Fuse magazine, Vol. 28 #2, May 2005.
Robin Laurence, “Show Travels a Shifting World.” The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, July 1, 2004.
Amy Mullin, “Feminist Art and the Political Imagination.” Hypatia, Vol. 18, No. 4, Women, Art, and Aesthetics, Autumn – Winter, 2003.
Chris Ziegler, “The Simulated Simulacra: Henry Tsang’s Visit to the Other Orange County.” OC Weekly, May 2, 2003. http://www.ocweekly.com/2003-05-08/culture/the-simulated-simulacra/
Scarlet Cheng, “Aesthetic Thesis Statement.” Los Angeles Times, May 1, 2003.
Karen Love, Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver. Presentation House Gallery and Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, 2002.
Gordon Brent Ingram, “Contests over social memory in waterfront Vancouver: Historical editing & obfuscation through public art.” On the Waterfront, Universitat de Barcelona, Nr, 2 Feb. 2002, http://www.ub.es/escult/Water/tress/gordon.htm
Josephine Mills, “Reconsidering the Risks of Civic Public Art Funding.” Money_Value_Art: State Funding, Free Markets, Big Picture. YYZ Books, Toronto, 2001.
Roy Miki and Rita Wong, “Cultural Struggle and Art Practices.” Across Currents: Canada-Japan Minority Forum, JC Publications, Vancouver, 2001.
Joan Borsa, “Post-Institutional Curating: Negotiating Independent Curatorial Practice in Canada.” Creative Confusions : Interdisciplinary Practices in Contemporary Art, Optica, Montréal, 2001.
Monika Kin Gagnon, Other Conundrums: Race, Culture and Canadian Art. Arsenal Pulp Press et al, Vancouver, 2000.
Anne Muir, Art in the Streets. Documentary, 28 min., 2000. Moving Images, Vancouver distributor
Amy Mullin, “Art, Understanding, and Political Change.” Hypatia, Vol. 15, No. 3, Summer, 2000.
Janet Smith, “Public Space Program.” The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, Sept. 28, 2000.
Lisa Smedman, “Tee Time in Mount Pleasant.” The Vancouver Courier, July 9, 2000.
Adad, “Putt Putt Putting through Mount Pleasant.” The Loop, Vol. 6, No. 2, Sept. 2000.
Roy Inouye, Trudy Dirk, “Racist Art Display Out of Place.” Kamloops This Week, Kamloops, BC, Sept. 18, 1998.
Andrew Hunter, “Criticisms of Art Exhibit are Subjective.” Daily News, Kamloops, BC, Sept. 24, 1998.
Henry Tsang, “Art Gallery Banners Didn’t Need a ‘Non-Racist’ Disclaimer.” Daily News, Kamloops, BC, Oct. 13, 1998.
Andrew Hunter, “Home Base: Notes to an Installation.” Home Base catalogue, Kamloops Art Gallery, 1998.
Janet Duckworth, “Art on the Rim.” Pacific Rim, summer 1997, Vancouver.
Jeff Derkson, “Mimetic Spaces and Withheld Bodies.” The Crowning catalogue, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, 1996.
Scott McFarlane, “To Be Just.” The Crowning catalogue, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, 1996.
Robyn Gillam, “Questions of Community: Artists Audiences Coalitions.” review, Border/Lines, No. 40, April 1996, Toronto.
Heesok Chang, “Allegories of Community: Chinese-Canadian Art in Vancouver.” Vancouver: Representing the Postmodern City. Ed. Paul Delaney. Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, 1994.
Lisa Robertson, “Benched Art: Negotiating the Rhetorics of Taste.” Parallelogramme, Vol. 20, #3, 1994, Toronto.
Gabriel Yiu, “Racy Sexy.” Ming Pao Sunday Magazine, Dec. 5, 1993. (Chinese)
Peter Wilson, “Racy Sexy.” Vancouver Sun, November 27, 1993.
David Whetstone, “Church-Gathering for “Ritual Event.” The Journal, Newcastle, U.K., Aug. 27, 1993.
Monika Kin Gagnon, “Seizing Space.” Out of Place catalogue. Association for Noncommercial Culture, Vancouver, 1993.
Katherine Sutherland, “Signing Identity.” Alternative Frontiers. Mountain West Canadian Studies Conference, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, 1993.
Ann Rosenberg, “VIVA Award Winners.” Vancouver Sun, May 1, 1993.
Ian Edwards, “Hot Shots of ’93.” Vancouver Sun, May 8, 1993.
Chris Dafoe, “From Confrontation to Transformation.” Globe & Mail, Toronto, Feb. 9, 1993.
Monika Kin Gagnon, “Can-Asian, eh? Three Hyphenated Canadian Artists.” Dual Cultures catalogue, Kamloops Art Gallery, January 1993.
Sydney Jones, “Chinook Jargon.” Kamloops Daily News, January 11, 1993.
Elissa Barnard, “In the Presence.” The Chronicle-Herald, Halifax, June 25, 1992.
Heesok Chang, “Orticulations.” Interruptions catalogue, Or Gallery, Vancouver, 1992.
Larissa Lai, “Chinese Boxes.” Interruptions catalogue, Or Gallery, Vancouver, 1992.
Kirsten McAllister, “Displaced Generations: Critiquing Work from the Cultural Margins.” Interruptions catalogue, Or Gallery, Vancouver, 1992.
Alison D’Oyley, “Tsangian Theory.” Artbeat, Vancouver, Spring 1992.
Ann Rosenberg, “Power and Pain of Cultural Identity.” Vancouver Sun, November 23, 1991.
Joanne Birnie-Danzker. “Caught Between Cultures.” Vancouver Magazine, November, 1991.
Kevin Griffin, “Self Not Whole.” Vancouver Sun, November 2, 1991.
Ellen Ramsey, “Goya to Beijing.” Front Magazine, Vancouver, July/August, 1991.
Ann Rosenberg, “Politics Permeate Performance Art.” Vancouver Sun, March 16, 1991.
Peter Day, “Views on Nature, View of Nature.” Young Contemporaries catalogue, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario, 1990.
Brian Mulvihill, “In Transitions.” Front Magazine, Vancouver, October 1989.