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Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre presents Ghostown

  • Saturday, June 14, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: 11:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Location: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre
  • Address: 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC V5E 4M7
  • Admission: By donation
  • Contact: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre
  • Phone: 604-777-7000
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An installation by Steven Nunoda June 14 – August 31, 2014 Ghostown recalls and memorializes a pivotal event in Steven Nunoda’s family history, the internment of 22,000 persons of Japanese descent during the Second World War. Combining 200 miniature tarpaper models with audio and video, the exhibit provides a focus for community remembrance. The work comments on immigrant experiences, broader issues of human rights, displaced populations and the effects of racism.

Steven Nunoda in conversation with curator Beth Carter Saturday, June 14, 2pm

Opening reception Saturday, June 14, 3-5pm

Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre
6688 Southoaks Crescent
Burnaby BC

Admission by donation.

For more information please visit http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/ghostown/

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