Artwork by Sanaura Taylor

For A New Accessibility

Join us For A New Accessibility, a convergence at Gallery Gachet held in partnership with the Contemporary Art Gallery and artist Carmen Papalia. More »

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Organizing for Accessibility & Mutual Aid

A participatory workshop with our current exhibiting curator Carmen Papalia
Tuesday, November 17th  3-5 pm

In this growing landscape of non-option institutional support services, those with diverse and complex needs are routinely disempowered by the systems that they rely upon in order to maintain their basic health and well being. More »

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The Talking Cloth: Speaking Truth

Opening – Saturday November 7th 6-9pm
Sunday, November 8th – December 13th, 2015

WISH Drop-In Centre Society operates an overnight drop-in for women in street-level survival sex trade. In addition to a broad diversity of programmes, WISH also offers an Aboriginal Women’s Button Group. More »


The New Access Consortium Presents: A Collective Audit of the Vancouver Art Gallery

Opening – Saturday November 7th 6-9pm
Exhibition runs: Sunday November 8th- December 13th

The New Access Consortium is the collective, decentered, non institutional organizational structure initiated by artist Carmen Papalia through which a fluid cast of members are supported in assessing the conditions of access in public and institutional spaces. More »

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    front door: 5 feet width
    front door step: 6 inch height
    ramp: 34 inch width

    washroom door: 33 inch width
    toilet: 10 inch clearance on left side
    14 inch clearance in front to sink
    the washroom has a handrail

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