We are thrilled to announce a new collaborative partnership with Rungh – a Canadian multidisciplinary space for creative explorations, featuring work by Indigenous, Black and People of Colour artists (BIPOC). Comprising of a magazine, programming, archive, advocacy and more, Rungh is committed to Canada-wide conversations by and about people of colour. Rungh questions and challenges ideas about diversity in the Canadian cultural landscape.
Xchanges members are invited to sign up to the free Rungh mailing list here: https://rungh.org/join/.
Check out Volume 7, Number 2 online now: https://rungh.org/volume-7-number-2/.
Zool Suleman (below), the Editor of Rungh Magazine and the Executive Director of the Rungh Cultural Society will be in conversation with Tarah Hogue, Senior Curatorial Fellow, Indigenous Art, at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Thursday, August 20, 2020 as part of the VAG Art Connects program. Together they will discuss histories and legacies of artists organizing for equity in the arts. Read more about this event and the speakers here.
In the coming months, we will announce new collaborative projects and support efforts between our two organizations. Rungh has offices in Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal.
Members are encouraged to research this organization and if you want to get involved with future collaboration initiatives, let us know by email.
This is a really exciting moment for Xchanges and we look forward to working with Rungh and other organizations in the Pacific Association of Artist Run Centres (PAARC), which we are a member of. Rungh is generously sponsoring advertising space for Xchanges on their website and we warmly welcome them to the Xchanges community!