It’s said that Instagram (the popular iPhone app) makes anyone a decent photographer and now you can have your photo exhibited in Chinatown. Kee’s Laundry Gallery announced an innovative new gallery show featuring Vancouver Chinatown street photography and the popular photo sharing application, Instagram.
Set to open on the evening of April 18th, “Instagallery” is a live and interactive exhibit that pulls photos with the hashtag #ChinatownYVR from Instagram and projects them in the Kee’s Laundry Gallery space. This interactive photography exhibit encourages anyone with an iPhone, an interest in photography, and a love of Vancouver’s Chinatown to add their photos into the gallery’s exhibit. Anyone can participate with a few easy steps:
1) Download the Instagram app in the app store
2) Take photos around Vancouver’s Chinatown
3) Hashtag #Chinatown YVR in the photo’s caption
4) See your photo incorporate into the gallery slideshow in April!
A special grand opening celebration will take place for media and the Chinatown neighbourhood the late afternoon of the opening day. Once open, all are welcomed to view the exhibition anytime by street viewing or by appointment through www.keeslaundry.com.
Kee’s Laundry Gallery is located at 230 East Georgia Street in the façade of advertising and branding firm, Saint Bernadine Mission Communications. The name Kee’s Laundry pays homage to an early business located in the same space in the early 1900’s. The gallery plans to be home to a variety of uses, from art exhibitions to pop up shops.