Events Announcement

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Western Gallery

May 11 - July 31, 1992

Presented by Simon Fraser Gallery, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia and Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Harold Spence-Sales is a well known Canadian architect and urban planner who has spent his life observing our lands and our settlements. His installation is a unique photographic portrayal of the common lands along the border between the United States and Canada through which people pass from one country to another. The installation conveys the voice of the landscapes through symbolic arrangements of wall panels and models incorporating photographs, drawings and text. Although Spence-Sales has mapped these lands from the Pacific to the Atlantic, this gallery exhibition features images of the border lands of Mt. Baker's domain and the prairies. 


11:50 am - 12:05 pm - on the Western Gallery plaza - Music 

Canadian and American Folk Music performed by students in the Department of Music, College of Fine and Performing Arts

12:10 pm - 1 pm - in the Western Gallery - Discussions on the Border

May 13 Roland L. De Lorme, Provost and Professor of History "Canadian - American Commerce: The Underside"

May 20 Lynn Robbins, Professor, Huxley College "Trans-boundary Environmental Problems"

May 27 Daniel Boxberger, Associate Professor of Anthropology "First Nations Peoples' Movement Across the Border"


May 19, 5 pm - in the Western Gallery - Tuesday Afternoon Lecture

Alan Rugman, G. Robert Ross Distinguished Professor of Canada / US Business and Economic Relations "Living Together: An Update on the Canada /US Free Trade Agreement"

All events free and open to the public. For information, 206-676-3963. 

From the Exhibition

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