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Contemporary Art Gallery

555 Nelson Street
Vancouver, Canada
Open from Tuesday to
Sunday 12 pm → 6 pm

Admission always free
13 Apr 24·12:00 PM

Saturday Session

Mila Zuo on Diane Severin Nguyen

Photo: Mila Zuo

One Saturday each month, CAG invites a guest host to lead walkthroughs of our current exhibitions, offering their insights and response to the works on view. This April, we welcome Mila Zuo to speak on the work of Diane Severin Nguyen.


ASL interpretation is available on request. Requests can be accommodated up to 5 days in advance. Please contact to book or for more information.


No advance registration required.


Mila Zuo is an associate professor in the Department of Theatre and Film at UBC, and Graduate Advisor for the Cinema and Media Studies graduate program. She is the author of Vulgar Beauty: Acting Chinese in the Global Sensorium (Duke University Press, 2022) and conducts research on transnational Asian cinemas; film-philosophy; abject and enchanted epistemologies; star studies; digital and new media; and critical theories of gender, sexuality, and race and ethnicity. In addition to her scholarly work, Zuo writes, directs, and produces narrative films, visual essays, documentaries, and music videos.