Lisa Wu

Lisa Wu is a filmmaker and photographer on the unceded, occupied territories of the Coast Salish peoples. She’s interested in stories that show the intersection between art and social change. Working to keep B.C. beautiful, she’s part of a movement to #stopkm and to #protectourcoast.

Latest from Lisa Wu


Woolly tales: Eszter Burghardt is needle-felting her childhood memories into art

This Vancouver artist is turning fables of the Hungarian forest into bedtime stories about Canadian wildlife.

We asked this contemporary dancer to interpret five Olympic sports and, wow, he really went for it

Vancouver's Shay Kuebler took on the monumental task of dancing out some major Olympics events.

'Have we pushed too far?' This choreographer is exploring the dark side of male body image

Shay Kuebler is using dance to talk about the Adonis complex — when men are never able to feel big or strong enough to live up to body image standards.

'I still see their faces': This 98-year-old painter reflects on his time in WW II

Gordon Smith has been painting abstracts for seven decades — and to this day he's still influenced by his life as a soldier in World War II.

This massive digital spectacle takes you underwater (but on dry land)

In one of the most complex digital projections in the world, filmmaker Nettie Wild uses art to create awareness and preserve the legacy of British Columbia salmon.

Martial arts culture keeps this artist tethered to his home — and inspires his subversive work

In Howie Twsui's epic 25-metre animated scroll, heroes in martial arts battles are symbolic reminders of fighting oppression and championing resistance.

A secret location, a ton of driftwood and a mastodon: Meet the artist bringing them together

Guthrie Gloag has been building a huge creature out of driftwood. Here, he tells you why — and why he won't tell you where it is.

How does a photographer go from amateur to renowned? Let Dina Goldstein walk you through it

In our new segment "Artfolio," Goldstein takes you through her body of work, visiting the milestones in her career that were pivotal to her artistic development.