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NEW Rungh Issue – the Music Edition

Rungh - Volume 7, Number 3 is NOW available.
"Time gloves" detail - seed beads, bugle beads, horsehair, photo credit: Isaac Forsland
Yellow Peril: The Celestial Elements (2020) Opening February 1, 2020, photo credit: Sean Alistair.

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As Covid-19 continues to devastate lives and put culture making on “hold”, artists and presenters are adapting and finding innovative ways to produce work and find audiences.

This issue of Rungh focuses on music with a look at new work by Mohamed Assani, Ruby Singh and Cartel Madras.

Keeping reading to find out what's in Rungh's newest issue and don't forget to check out our archive and previous issues.

Rungh, socially distanced, but always curious. Stay healthy!

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Image capture from Mustt Mustt music video
Image capture from "Mustt Mustt" music video.

Found in Translation

Learn more about Jhalaak, a thumping, Rajasthani folk-inflected, qawwali-hip-hop-dance album born from a years-long collaboration between the Khan brothers of Rajasthan – 19th generation musicians of the Manganiyar tradition – and Vancouver-based rapper and emcee Ruby Singh.
Mohamed Assani's Wayfinder

No Drone Zone, Pushing Stylistic Boundaries

Mohamed Assani's Wayfinder reviewed by Conner Singh VanderBeek.

Queer, Desi and Badass

Natasha Ramoutar meets and interviews Goonda rap duo Cartel Madras, comprised of sisters Eboshi and Contra.
Creating in Isolation
Julianne Chapple, Women Appear (and sometimes they learn how to disappear).

Creating in Isolation

In May 2020, Mountain Standard Time Performative Art (M:ST) launched a video series in response to the impact of COVID-19, Bodily Response.

Read a review of the video series here.

Yellow Peril: the Celestial Elements

Yellow Peril: Queer Destiny

Queer Chinese diaspora culture celebrated.

Supporting Pacific Association of Artist-Run-Centres

Xchanges Gallery and Studios Community

Rungh is excited to exchange ideas and work with Xchanges Gallery and Studios - Canada’s oldest artist-run-centre.

Xchanges is committed to being of service to the greater community through its artistic and gallery goals and developing its people and supporting creativity.

We look forward to working with Xchanges Gallery and Studios and other organizations in the Pacific Association of Artist-Run Centres (PAARC), which Rungh is a member of.

Guest House

Rungh is thrilled to support Open Space's Guest House residencies!

The Guest House Residencies is a series of artist research and production residencies taking place in Open Space. This summer they welcomed four regional artists—Tyrone Elliott, Chandra Melting Tallow, Whess Harman, and Dylan Thomas— to inhabit the space as a studio to work on existing projects and/or develop new work related to their practice.

Campbell River Art Gallery - Translations

Rungh is proud to be a partner of the Campbell River Art Gallery's show Translations.

This exhibition, featuring artists Jamelie Hassan and Soheila Esfahani, presents sculpture, performance and installative practices that communicate aspects of Arabic and Iranian culture in Canadian contexts. The central focus is how the translation of culture occurs across transnational boundaries.

On now through to September 20, 2020.

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