Re-Reading the Riot Act: Cycles One through Five









This book is an extension of a performance by leannej, originally presented at the Waldorf Hotel on the night of Vancouver’s 2011 Stanley Cup Riot. Five stories intertwine to present an account of protest and resistance on a personal, as well as historic scale. Co-published with UNIT/PITT Projects.

This publication is the first in the series Rereading the Riot Act, an ongoing interrogation of the historical events of April 23, 1935 in Vancouver. This series of actions and publications intend to provoke an emotional, politicized engagement with civic space and to question how or whether we want to narrate (back) to it.

46 pages
5″ x 7″
ISBN: 9780986709982



Select copies available for purchase at UNIT/PITT’s table at Vancouver Art Book Fair 2019 (Oct 18-20, Vancouver BC). More information here


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