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Brenda Joy Lem

Homage to the Heart

April 1, 2011 - June 12, 2011

Brenda Joy Lem’s  exhibition addresses themes of memory, oral history, spirituality, and “the enduring heart,” as the artist explores her family history and the threads that connect generations.  Lem recounts fragments from the history of her family’s immigration from China and the hand-laundry business they operated in the 1930s, layered over family and archival images.  As with all early Chinese immigrants, Lem’s grandparents came through the Victoria/Vancouver port  when they arrived in Canada over 100 years ago, and that history will create a basic context for the installation at Richmond

 

 

Teachers Guide

Themes: Printmaking

Brochure
Brenda Joy Lem: Homage to the Heart

Authors: Stuart Reid

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Video

 
Interview with Brenda Joy Lem