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The New Gallery (TNG), Calgary, AB - To May 23
This community-based and participatory project is organized by artist and activist Qian Cheng in consultation with the Calgary Chinatown Business Improvement Area. Operating from TNG’s street-front programming site, known as Billboard 208, the project, which includes a visual directory of participating businesses, responds to adverse social and economic consequences of the global pandemic by encouraging public engagement with nearby Chinatown businesses. Qian Cheng melds advertising forms with a community cultural initiative – to positive effect.