Exhibit: The Eraser by Kriss Munsya
Location: Pendulum Gallery (885 West Georgia at the HSBC building across from the V.A.G. and Hotel Vancouver)
Exhibition date: January 18th to February 26th, 2021
Admission: FREE to the public
Gallery Hours: Monday – Wednesday: 9am – 6pm
Thursday & Friday: 9am – 9pm
Saturday: 9am – 5pm
Sunday and Statutory holidays: Closed
Wheelchair and stroller accessible
Sponsors: HCMA and DVBIA
The Pendulum Gallery is free and accessible to the public and its open-concept layout seamlessly lends itself to social distancing guidelines and acts as the perfect backdrop to the art.
The artwork can also be viewed online by visiting the artist’s website where he will be posting throughout the duration of the exhibition.
It is fitting that the exhibition falls within Black History Month as “The Eraser,” speaks to the trials and tribulations of race, gender, and identity, as well as Kriss’ personal experiences with discrimination and trauma as a Black man.
HCMA, the Pendulum Gallery, and the DVBIA are honoured to support and celebrate a local artist and this timely and important exhibition.
34-year-old Kriss Munsya is a graphic designer, photographer, and award-winning film maker. Kriss, born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, was raised in Brussels and is now living in Vancouver.
“The Eraser juxtaposes experiences of the past with desires of the future. It is a story of change and transformation that centres a Black man revisiting experiences that have been normalized in critical reflection of internalized supremacy. Things that at the time he thought were normal now have new meaning and he wants to share the lessons within.”– Kriss Munsya
When visiting the Gallery, please:
1. Wear a mask, face shield or face covering.
2. Do not visit if you are feeling unwell.
3. Maintain 2 metres of physical distancing between you and other visitors.
4. Follow all posted health and safety guidelines.
5. Do not gather in groups outside of your normal bubble.
6. Use hand sanitization stations located throughout the building.
7. Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue; if no tissue is available, use your elbow.
*Exceptions to the mask policy are those with a medical issues or disabilities prohibiting the use of masks or those under 5 years old. Religious coverings and face shields are welcome.