November 18, 2011

Forgotten Frontiers: a talk with Christos Dikeakos at Centre A

When I first moved to Vancouver just over a year ago, I was told of a "rare bird" that I might find in the city: the Vancouverite who did not migrate here from Calgary, Japan, Portland, or Iran, but is actually from Vancouver, was raised in this place. For the newly arrived like myself, negotiating the divisive politics and deeply rooted emotions surrounding the rapid land speculation and development of Vancouver has been a tricky task. Even more daunting is to imagine the context of how this landscape even came to be.