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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Tour and Talk with Deepali Dewan and T’ai Smith


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Surrey Art Gallery

13750 88 ave

Surrey, BC



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


Deepali Dewan, curator of No Surface is Neutral, will tour the exhibition showcasing Swapnaa Tamhane and her collaborators' practices. T'ai Smith, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory at the University of British Columbia, will join Dewan to discuss India's colonial textile histories and decolonizing artistic processes.

Image: Swapnaa Tamhane, "Mobile Palace (detail)", 2019-2021, natural dyes and appliqué on cotton. Photo: Paul Eekhoff, ROM.



Surrey Art Gallery

Founded in 1975, Surrey Art Gallery presents contemporary art by local, national, and international artists, including digital and audio art. Recognized for its award-winning programs, the Gallery engages children through to adults in ongoing conversations that affect our lives and provides opportunities to interact with artists and the artistic process. The Gallery is located at 13750 88 Avenue in Surrey on the unceded territories of the Salish Peoples, including the q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen), and Semiahma (Semiahmoo) nations. Surrey Art Gallery gratefully acknowledges operating funding from the City of Surrey, Province of BC through BC Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, and the Surrey Art Gallery Association.


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