Congratulations, Roxanne Charles

SCA MFA candidate Roxane Charles has been newly commissioned by the Capture Photography Festival and the Museum of Vancouver to produce a "local response" to the traveling exhibition There Is Truth Here: Creativity and Resilience in Children’s Art from Indian Residential and Indian Day Schools, curated by Andrea Walsh of the University of Victoria, which ran from September 23, 2017, to January 6, 2018, at the University of Victoria’s Legacy Art Gallery. Funded by a Creative City Strategic Grant of $15,000 from the City of Vancouver, Charles' commission, which will draw inspiration from photographs of everyday life at St. Mary's Residential School in Mission, BC, in the MOV's archival collection, will be part of the 2019 Capture Photography Festival, running April 2 to 30, 2019.

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