Press

REVIEWS

TransLink buses turn into rolling paintings as Contemporary Art Gallery launches How far do you travel? project
by Janet Smith (2019)
https://www.straight.com/arts/1183796/translink-buses-turn-rolling-paintings-contemporary-art-gallery-launches-how-far-do-you

New Project Turns Vancouver Buses Into Moving Public Art
Thirty TransLink buses will be wrapped with art for the year-long project. The buses will also host artist talks and art-making activities for families
by Lean Sandals (2019)
https://canadianart.ca/news/new-project-turns-vancouver-buses-into-moving-public-art/

Diyan Achjadi and Cindy Mochizuki at the Roedde House Museum, Vancouver, September 25 to November 18, 2018
by Joni Low (2018)
https://canadianart.ca/reviews/diyan-achjadi-and-cindy-mochizuki/

Diyan Achjadi: Coming Soon! - Gorgeous prints posted on hoardings around Vancouver construction sites address anxieties about urban change.
by Mark Mushet (2018)
http://www.gallerieswest.ca/magazine/stories/diyan-achjadi-coming-soon/

New public art works that engage the senses coming to Vancouver
by Kevin Griffin (2017)
https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/new-public-art-works-that-engage-the-senses-coming-to-vancouver

At Façade Festival, size matters as projected artworks animate the Vancouver Art Gallery: Shawn Hunt and Diyan Achjadi are just two of the artists spreading more than pretty colours across the historic building
by Alexander Varty (2017)
https://www.straight.com/arts/957146/facade-festival-size-matters-projected-artworks-animate-vancouver-art-gallery

Visual Resistance: Shawn Hunt and Diyan Achjadi make colonialism visible at Richmond Art Gallery
by Kevin Griffin (2016)
https://vancouversun.com/entertainment/local-arts/visual-resistance-shawn-hunt-and-diyan-achjadi-make-colonialism-visible-at-richmond-art-gallery

Public Art: New Diyan Achjadi Video at Robson and Granville
by Kevin Griffin (2011)
https://vancouversun.com/news/staff-blogs/public-art-new-diyan-achjadi-video-at-robson-and-granville

Works by Diyan Achjadi and Barbara Zeigler turn the dire riveting
by Robin Laurence (2009)
https://www.straight.com/article-229505/works-turn-dire-riveting

See Girl Has Got To Have It
by Vanessa Kwan and No More Potlucks (2009)
http://nomorepotlucks.org/site/see-girl-has-got-to-have-it-diyan-achjadi-and-the-military-complex/

Meditations on the Unsettling Idea of Home
by Robin Laurence (2007)
https://www.straight.com/article-109511/meditations-on-the-unsettling-idea-of-home

See Girl: March Girl March
by Robin Laurence (2006)
https://www.straight.com/article/diyan-achjadi-see-girl-march-girl-march

ANIMATIONS

To see some of my animation and video works, please visit my vimeo channel

Additional animations can be see on VUCAVU

Video distribution is via Groupe Intervention Video Montréal

VIDEO DOCUMENTATION

|Coming Soon!
"An introduction to Diyan Achjadi's "Coming Soon!" public art project, one of the smartest, most subtle and beautiful reflections on the nature and pace of our ever evolving streetscapes," by Mark Mushet of VR Media
Published on April 30, 2019

Artist Talk: Diyan Achjadi
A unique artist talk with CAG Curator Kimberly Phillips and 'How far do you travel?' exhibiting artist Diyan Achjadi, discussing the concerns that propel her practice aboard her wrapped bus as it tours through the city of Vancouver.
Published on Feb 3, 2019

How Far Do You Travel?
Translink: The work of five Canadian artists will be exhibited on 30 TransLink buses beginning January 2019.The public art initiative is being launched in partnership with the Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG) and presents work under the theme, “How far do you travel?”.
Published on Jan 4, 2019

Cultural Conflation: Diyan Achjadi interview
Video interview for Richmond Art Gallery
Published on Oct 14, 2016

PechaKucha Night Richmond - Diyan Achjadi
PechaKucha Night Richmond: Identity
Published on Nov 8, 2013

Diyan Achjadi at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Artist talk at the opening of The Further Adventures of Girl
ExhibitVic
Published on Jul 16, 2011

INTERVIEWS

Diyan Achjadi: Façade Festival 2017 Artist Interview
by Genevieve Michaels (2017)
http://www.burrardarts.org/diyan-achjadi-facade-festival-2017-artist-interview/

Dialogue with the Artists: Nan Capogna interviews Diyan Achjadi and Shawn Hunt (2016)

EXHIBITION/CATALOG ESSAYS

katherinedennis.ca/Memories-of-the-Futu?
Memories of the Future iii: Diyan Achjadi and Cindy Mochizuki
Curated by Katherine Dennis
Catalog, with essays by Katherine Dennis and Caoimhe Morgan-Feir
2018

Brendan Lee Satish Tang & Diyan Achjadi Residue: Tracing the Lore at Malaspina Printmakers
by Glen Lowry (2015)