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Gallery 101 presents: After Exclusion, Happy Fruit by Ed Kwan & Don Kwan

We’re delighted to celebrate Asian Heritage Month with this collaborative exhibition by brothers Ed & Don Kwan

Join us for the in-person vernissage:
Saturday, May 6, 2023
2:00 – 5:00 PM
Gallery 101 (280 Catherine Street, Ottawa)
No registration required.

Additional programming (mahjong, exhibition tours, artist talks and more throughout the exhibition) to be announced!

Exhibition Statement excerpt
After Exclusion, Happy Fruit by queer Chinese-Canadian brothers Ed Kwan (aka China Doll) and Don Kwan explores two centenary legacies. The first: the federal government of Canada’s racist enactment of the Chinese Immigration Act on July 1, 1923, which effectively banned persons of Chinese origin from entering Canada for 24 years before it was repealed. And the second: the Kwan family’s own centennial in Canada – a legacy that began with the arrival of their maternal grandfather Chow Kwai Fong in British Columbia.


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