ISF2022 Inner / Outer Climates brings you some of the world’s most powerful thinkers on climate change and social justice, a 2022 Grammy Award-winning musician, a boundary-pushing dance performance, a science-meets-art experience that brings you music from mushrooms, doctors and healers forging new pathways in the complex art of healing, award-winning filmmakers, sitar maestros, tabla wizards, brass bands, human-animal hip hop collaborations, outdoor art installations, Indigenous and South Asian DJs reclaiming their languages while making new ones. There will be food for thought and for the stomach, celebration and provocation. We’re honoured to present a galaxy of artists who lead us to examine and dream new ways of living our lives, and to healing our inner and outer climates. 

Punjabi Market Tour – Extended!

In front of Frontier Cloth House Main and E 51st Avenue, Vancouver

A self-guided tour for Covid times that takes you through the past, present and vibrant future of this significant market.

Ruby Singh’s Vox.Infold

This is a special sound installation, experienced as an immersive experience or ‘sound bath’ in the groundbreaking Lobe studio using 4DSOUND technology. Vibroacoustic floor panels and speakers placed across the […]


Under The Banyan Tree

Ocean Art Works Pavilion 1531 Johnston St, Vancouver

The Banyan Tree (ficus benghalensis) with its aerial roots, and the ever-spreading canopy is a hugely important tree in India. Not only is it India’s national tree, but it is […]

Opening Party – Inner / Outer Climates

Performance Works 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver

"There's not another event like it on the summer calendar in Vancouver" — The Georgia Straight Our legendary art-filled party always signals the start of ISF season, and we’re back […]

By invitation

The O Show

Performance Works 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver

"Orene has stepped up to the plate to represent her communities, and her brilliance has not gone unnoticed." — Stir Vancouver Orene Askew aka DJ O Show has many identities […]

$5 – $45

Imaginarium: Parables for a Planet in Crisis

Performance Works 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver

Imaginarium is an electric evening of ideas, conversation and music hosted by award-winning Indigenous broadcaster and curator Jarrett Martineau and visionary artistic director Sirish Rao. Together, they invoke a long […]

$10 – $50

Modern Biology

Performance Works 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver

“…his videos of mushrooms making calming ambient soundscapes, have already racked up more than half a million Tik Tok followers and 25 million views.” - The Guardian, UK Modern Biology […]

$10 – $50


Performance Works 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver

"A luscious celebration of all things sensual and erotic, full-throttled defiance of heteronormative clichés, and a loving embrace of self.” — A.A. Cristi, Broadway World Created by award-winning dancer and […]

$5 – $45