Tuesday June 26th, 2018 CBC talks about Ajlan Gharem’s ‘Paradise Has Many Gates’ On The Coast: listen from 13:00 to 20:21 minutes to hear more about Ajlan Gharem's 'Paradise Has Many Gates'. Learn more Tuesday June 26th, 2018 New chain-link mosque public art unveiled in Vancouver While Ajlan Gharem’s architectural chain-link sculpture structurally resembles a traditional mosque, its use of unconventional materials and visual transparency challenges notions of religious orthodoxy and encourages communities of all faiths to “reimagine” a space free from Islamophobia. Learn more Monday June 25th, 2018 Here’s the story behind that chain-link mosque in Vanier Park Multidisciplinary artist Ajlan Gharem’s Paradise Has Many Gates is the first installation to be formally unveiled on June 26 for Vancouver Biennale’s 2018 to 2020 exhibition titled re-IMAGE-n. Learn more Thursday June 21st, 2018 Art opens up new gateways At the Vancouver Biennale, Saudi artist Ajlan Gharem's "mosque made of fences" aims to bring cultures together in Vanier Park. Learn more Wednesday June 20th, 2018 Saudi artist seeks to bring cultures together with installation Paradise Has Many Gates As part of the Vancouver Biennale, Ajlan Gharem’s “mosque made of fences” is set for construction in Vanier Park. Learn more Thursday June 7th, 2018 A chain-link mosque and hyper-real human-animal sculptures feature amid Vancouver Biennale’s public-art lineup this summer Look for a huge, chain-link mosque-like structure to rise in Vanier Park as Vancouver Biennale 2018–2020 launches its latest citywide public-art festival. Learn more Wednesday June 6th, 2018 Vancouver Biennale kicks off public art exhibition on June 20 The weather in Vancouver is so nice, even the art is going outside.Vancouver Biennale 2018-2020 has announced its fourth edition, titled “re-IMAGE-n”. The latest celebration of public art will begin on June 20, when Saudi artist Ajlan Gharem’s Paradise Has Many Gates — a small, open-air sculpture in the shape of a mosque — will appear at Vanier Park. Learn more Tuesday March 6th, 2018 Vancouver’s Trans Am Totem needs new home before it ends up in artist’s driveway Large public art installation in False Creek is reaching end of its run with the Vancouver Biennale. Learn more Tuesday March 6th, 2018 Public art adds to a Neighbourhood’s palette As Vancouver has found, open-air sculptures can bring an identity and other benefits to a community, even if the contribution is hard to financially measure. Happiness doesn't have a price, when it comes to public art and commercial real estate. Learn more Thursday July 20th, 2017 Vancouver Courier: Meet the Artist Behind the A-Maze-Ing Laughter Figures Yue Minjun is interviewed during his first trip to Vancouver about the public reaction to A-Maze-Ing Laughter at Morton Park. Learn more