Here are some projects I've curated, researched, written or somehow contributed to.
Our World, 2002
Developed concepts, researched, and wrote content for Science World gallery on the challenges of sustainability and balancing environmental, economic, and social issues.
Co-curated exhibit on the history of Japanese Canadians in the fishing industry with the Nikkei National Museum, the Nikkei Fishermen's Committee, and W3 design.
(photo: A Jensen)
Karen Community in Surrey, 2012
Interviewed members of Karen community about their lives in refugee camps and uprooting from Burma, collected artifacts, and curated display at the Surrey Museum. A moving experience for me.
Chidren's Science and History Exhibits, 2015-16
Wrote exhibit text on human and natural history for younger visitors to the new Royal Alberta Museum, which opened in Edmonton in 2018.
Our Journeys Here, 2017
Researched and wrote exhibit content about the history of immigration to Canada, designed an interactive game at the Richmond Museum.
Made in Canada, 2017
Researched and wrote descriptions of Canadian inventions as part of exhibits and computer interactive at the Telus World of Science in Vancouver.
Giri, Gaman, Gambare, 2017
Researched and wrote interpretive banners about three values fundamental to the Japanese Canadian community for the Nikkei National Museum. Gaman relates to endurance, Giri involves social obligation, and Gambare is doing one's best.
(Photo: NNM 2010.23.2.4.708)
Clownfish Cove, 2014
Wrote the text for Clownfish Cove children's play area at the Vancouver Aquarium with design firm W3.
Japanese Canadians in Steveston, 2013-14
Researched and organized materials about the history of Japanese Canadians in Steveston at the restored Japanese Fishermen's building for the City of Richmond.
Ken Spencer Science Park, 2012
Researched background information on sustainability for the outdoor science park at the Telus World of Science in Vancouver.