Canadian Museum for Human Rights showcases concept at CentrePlace Manitoba

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights launched its Champion Human Rights! Campaign during the media opening of the CentrePlace Manitoba pavilion at LiveCity Vancouver Downtown.

The campaign, aiming to promote respect and human rights action, asks visitors of the CentrePlace Manitorba pavilion to complete the “Everyone has the right to…” protest sign and have a picture taken with their sign and then future museum in the background. Currently all photographs taken are displayed on a screen in the pavilion but some of them will be shown again when the museum will open in 2012 in Winnipeg.

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W2 Media House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

This morning was the official opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the W2 Culture and Media House; the first independent media centre of its kind, offering space and providing the infrastructure, resources and support for unaccredited media, independent journalists and bloggers from around the world and around the corner who are covering this story of Vancouver during the 2010 Winter Games.

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CODE Dialogues at Emily Carr University

On the 6th of February, 2010, to coincide with the opening of CODE Live at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, the Cultural Olympiad 2010 and Emily Carr presented a one-day forum that brought together national and international artists, (many of which were exhibiting work within CODE) curators and thinkers for a series of dialogues on the relationships between digital technologies and creative practices today.

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