Look Towards the Sun at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Kirk Chantraine photos
Photos – Look Towards the Sun at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Vancouver, Sept 23 2021
– photos by Kirk Chantraine
Today was the opening of a very special exhibit, a joint showing between Chinese Canadian Lam Wong and Cowichan and Syilx First Nations artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, curated by Sarah Ling. Additionally, Lam Wong in collaboration with Bagua Artist Association, have a piece blocks away called the Spirit Dragon which is also featured in the gallery below. The first night of Look Towards the Sun featured speeches, and a stunning performance in addition to being able to browse the gallery with Wong.
Kirk Chantraine is a Canadian photographer and software developer currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He graduated from Vancouver Film School for 3D Animation in 2004 and has been working in the Visual Effects industry ever since with companies such as Electronic Arts and Disney. Over the last few years Kirk has exhibited his photographic works in San Francisco and Vancouver. A music aficionado and vinyl junkie, Kirk shoots live music and performance at an inhuman pace across North America for Bright Noise , along with landscape and portraiture. If you're buying: gin-and-tonics. He is @kchantraine on Twitter.