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February 3rd, 2011 – A Bloggers Walk to the Rennie Collection + immediate neighbourhood

WH Pender Street February 3rd, 2011 The Bloggers Walk Review by: Laurie Dawson This being a pilot year for stuff coming up on Mapping and maybe even a letter-writing party; and you can check out our partnerships, local businesses, volunteers and people who are interested in learning more about their city. A typical walk usually […]

Gung Hay Fat Choy & Happy Birthday! The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden Turns 25!

Happy Chinese New Year! What better way to celebrate than taking a stroll through the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden has another reason to celebrate this year… it’s 25th birthday! Walking Home Projects has been in partnership with the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden for its Walking Home Carrall Street project and currently […]

January 27th, 2011 Walking Home Projects Woodward’s walk + special screening at NFB

WHPender January 27th 2011 Walking Home Projects Explores the Woodward’s Development Part II Review By Sam Knopp The meeting spot for this week’s Walking Home Projects walk was a little unusual, as instead of the typical street corner, the instructions given to all the participants were to meet at the top of the strange spiralling […]

January 20th, 2011 Walking Home Pender Street begins! By bringing a great group of kids to Woodward’s

January 20, 2011th 2011 Walking Home Projects Explores the Woodward’s Development Part 2 Presenter and Review By Sam Knopp Today I had the amazing opportunity to lead a walk for the first time. It felt a little strange, since my role in the program has shifted so quickly from participant, to intern and now… a […]

Walking Home Pender Street Winter 2011

This poster summarizes our partner organizations and the presenters who helped us explore during the Winter 2011 Pender Street series.

Walking Home Carrall Street Autumn 2010

This poster summarizes our partner organizations and the presenters who helped us explore during the Autumn 2010 Carrall Street series.

December 8th, 2010 Walking Home Projects presents Lois Klassen artist talk at Interurban Gallery

December 8th, 2010 Review Written by Sam Knopp It was a cold, rainy evening when I arrived at the Interurban Gallery for an artist talk with Lois Klassen.  Thankful to be somewhere warm and dry, I still couldn’t help but feel a little sad for so many others in the DTES who go without that […]

December 8th, 2010 Walking Home Projects visits the Rennie Collection

December 8, 2010 Review Written by Sam Knopp Stepping into the Rennie Collection at the Wing Sang Building it suddenly seemed as though we had left the busy streets of Chinatown behind.  From the outside, the only distinguishing feature of this heritage building was the nice clean paint job.  Once inside, the stark white walls […]

December 5th, 2010 Walking Home Projects presents Ken Lum Ghost walk in Chinatown

December 5th, 2010 Review By Samantha Knopp Today’s walk began with a large group gathered at the 221A Artist Run Centre for a rare opportunity to go for a walk with Ken Lum, one of Canada’s most internationally recognized contemporary artists. At home in Vancouver, Ken is most well-known for his numerous public artworks adorning […]

December 2, 2010 Walking Home Projects interviews City School Students

Walking Home Projects was thrilled to have City School Students and teacher Gary Davis join us on seven intensive walks along Carrall Street in Vancouver.  This group of twenty or so youth walked with us for a few hours each week from Sept 28, 2010 to November 9th, 2010.   Each walk we brought in a […]

December 2nd, 2010 Walking Home Project’s Fashion Walk in Gastown & the Downtown Eastside

December 2nd Review Written by: Maia Rowan Walking Home Carrall Street, Fashion Walk: We met at Interurban Gallery for today’s fashion walk. During the introductions each participant explained having a love of, or an interest in fashion, and excitement about having this opportunity for the walk with Catherine and Walking Home Projects. Before leaving Interurban, […]

November 25, 2010 Walking Home Projects at Pecha Kucha Night #14

November 25th, 2010 – Pecha Kucha #14 Review written by: Sam Knopp Pecha Whatcha?  Pecha Kucha?  How do you say that?  Well, whatever, I’m in!  That’s my story of joining Walking Home Projects for a special evening at the Vogue Theatre on Thursday, November 25th.  A group of 10 young adults quickly snagged the ten tickets for Vancouver’s monthly Pecha […]

November 19th, 2010 Walking Home Projects with Lester’s Army

November 19th Review Written by: Samantha Knopp Today was the first of WHC’s smaller community walks and our small group was given the unique experience of seeing the city through the individual accounts of others. After meeting at Interurban Gallery we were immediately introduced to the three guests who would be providing this intimate glimpse […]

Walking Home Projects Residency at Interurban Gallery

November/December 2010 Most of the work of Walking Home Projects (WHP) happens in public spaces in Vancouver, exploring our streets, parks and other interesting places while walking and talking together.  Following months of being outside it was great to have a residency at Interurban Gallery during November and December of 2010. We were able to […]

November 9th Interactive Environmental Art with Sharon Kallis

November 9th, 2010 Review Written by: Samantha Knopp A sudden turn of the seasons was felt this week as a chilly grey day greeted us on our last session of Walking Home Carrall Street. Meeting at the pavilion in CRAB Park (at Portside Park) we huddled together, still excited for another opportunity to walk through […]