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DIASPORArt - Art Bank Exhibition at Rideau Hall  
 



October 16, 2009

DIASPORArt:

Strategy and Seduction by Canadian Artists from
Culturally Diverse Communities in Works from
the Collection of the Canada Council Art Bank

at Rideau Hall

In partnership with the Canada Council Art Bank and the Canada Council Equity Office, Rideau Hall is showcasing an exhibition of works recently purchased by the Art Bank.

You can visit the exhibition until September 6th, 2010. Plan your visit.

Read the Rideau Hall news release


Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, delivers opening comments at Rideau Hall during the vernissage for DIASPORArt. (L to R: artists Raphael Bendahan, Timothy Whiten, Sarindar Dhaliwal, Julie Oh, Fabian Jean, Brendan Fernandes & Joanne Hui).


Their Excellencies the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, and Jean-Daniel Lafond explore the works exhibited in DIASPORArt. (L to R: Maroon Mandala II, Charles Campbell; Woman Reading on Bus, Tehran, Iran, Sanaz Mazinani; The Potato Wars: Chinese-Canadian Resistance during the Exclusion Era, Joanne Hui).


Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, with artist Sanaz Mazinani, in front of Mazinani’s work, Woman Reading on Bus, Tehran, Iran.


His Excellency Jean-Daniel Lafond and artist Anna Jane McIntyre interact with the work of Raphael Bendahan, The Tribe.


Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, with artist Fabian Jean, in front of Jean’s work, A New World.

Photos: Sgt Serge Gouin, Rideau Hall
© 2009 Office of the Secretary to the Governor General of Canada

 

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