In 2016 activists from the #DTES embarked on an artistic journey exploring our lived experience of illicit drug culture, human impacts of drug policy & the realities of the #opioidcrisis. The result? A shadow play of their courage, tragedy & hope. 🎟➡️ bit.ly/2MKypk9

Serving window in the Side Room - breakfast and a warm welcoming smile #dtes #dio #breakfastwithlove #servicewithasmile #meals #warmwelcome #comeandeat

To celebrate #nationalindigenousday2018 we used copper transfers of indigenous art to decorate wooden craft boxes. Now we’re waiting for the glue to dry to see if this worked.... 🤨 #dtes #womenswednesdays #woodencraftboxes #coppertransfer #celebrateindigenousart #letsseehowthisgoes

Meet Loretta! An amazing women whose drive and perseverance left me stunned and inspired. Click on the link in my bio to read her story and many more!

Meet Joseph! A wise, caring man with a big heart who grew up in communist Poland. Joseph's story was so inspirational and taught me so much- to read Joseph's story and more click the link in my bio!

Meet John! A kind, open man who's life began with more struggle than most of us could imagine. Born to parents who were alcoholics, John suffered from fetal alcohol syndrome and after being thrown out of a moving car, obtaining brain damage that would affect him for the rest of his life, John was unable to learn how to read or write. Read Johns story of overcoming hardship and staying positive no matter what life threw his way! Click the link in my bio to find his story and many more!

Meet Lambert! An interesting, open and authentic man with a story that reminds us to never stop fighting for what we believe in... to read Lambert's story and many more click the link in my bio!

Unique furniture is made in Strathcona. Check out @hinterlanddesign for custom handmade designs and pieces! #regram 📷#madeinstrathcona

Chinatown watches the end of the longest day. #solstice #dtes #chinatown #jackchowinsurance

SOLD! After brisk bidding, my painting was auctioned for $4,000 at last night's @alovingspoonful Gala! That is 170% over asking & a chunk of change towards free meals for people living with HIV/AIDS in Metro Vancouver.

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"A Glorious Moment" by my super talented friend @sydney_southam_art. It "explores the ability of materials to hold memory and meaning, and to forge new connections between labour and performance" through the creation of beautiful raku fired ceramic pleaser shoes and an amazing quilt made from donated costumes worn by dancers who work or have worked as stippers. A piece she produced for the @whitbrennan curated Feathers, Ether, Sand, Speech show that also features brilliant works by @lauren__mars and @liz.milton on now until August 4. I highly recommend you go see it for yourself
Killer job @sydney_southam_art ! I know you worked really hard on this and it definitely shows. ❤ 📸=By me

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