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John Greyson as filmic @ the historic Vancouver Court House now the Vancouver Art Gallery

In the previous year, John Greyson had collaborated on a film about a serious of racist and homophobic trials in Vancouver, from 1908 to roughly 1928, targeting South Asian men, the great majority Sikhs coming from various parts of imperial … Continue reading

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Ali Kazimi filming Rex v Singh, Sun Yat Sen Garden, Vancouver

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Peer Badshah: 2006 & 2007

Peer Badshah on a May 2006 Fokker flight from Gilgit Every person has that year in their mid-twenties when only a few paths have been chosen and their beauty is as much about vast opportunity and looming ethical choices as … Continue reading

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Historian, Lokesh Mathur, of Jaipur during field studies in Rajasthan

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Historian, Lokesh Mathur, at Humayun’s Tomb outside of Delhi

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Shifting masculinities in a building boom: Some portraits of men in Vancouver in the summer of 1998

Self-portrait near False Creek Vancouver July 1998 photograph by Gordon Brent Ingram Dan Gawthrop in Vancouver’s Chinatown, at Pender and Carroll, in the summer of 1998 The nineteen nineties saw the most rapid construction, a beginning of a normalization in … Continue reading

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Peter Christian Combe in Vancouver during the summer of 1998

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Tede Matthews in San Francisco

I knew Tede from the early 1970s to his death two decades later in July of 1993. A dual United States and UK citizen, Tede grew up in a working-class family in Florida. Active in a number of communities on … Continue reading

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Jayce Salloum in his apartment in Alphabet City, Lower Manhattan, July 1993

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Greg Galves & Michael Immel at home in San Francisco, April 1991

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