IV15 Speaker: Eyoälha Baker

Born on Canada’s West Coast, Eyoälha (Eee-YO-Lah) means – the wind – in the Kwakwa’ka’wakw (Kwakiutl) language. She has traveled and lived in many places around the world and has a great appreciation for cultural differences and human similarities. She has a BFA from Concordia University, Studied International Business Management and has a Diploma in Read More…

IV15 Speaker: Mr. Fire-Man

Frontman for the Legion of Flying Monkeys Horn Orchestra, Mr. Fire-Man describes a journey of transformation from (well-paid) anonymous suburban cubicle worker to (alternatively wealthy) full-time creative person by way of a predictable amount of suffering through trial, error and folly. Currently he is busy making woodhorns from locally grown, sustainably harvested branches, hosting carving Read More…

IV15 Speaker: Liam “The Little Locavore” Lewis

The Little Locavore is 13-year-old chef-in-training, Liam Lewis. His passion for all things food-related began early. By 10 years of age, Liam had started his own food blog: visiting with chefs, bakers, and farmers, and learning how to cook/bake/make something at each stop. Liam’s food training had begun. For the past two+ years, Liam has Read More…

IV15 Speaker: Michael Cober

Michael Cober is  Vancouver-based designer who lives and works in Steveston. Focusing on Vancouver’s action sports industries and tourism, Cober Design has worked with clients such as Rocky Mountain Bicycles, Arc’teryx Equipment, Mountain Equipment Co-op, West Point Cycles, and the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association. A Professional Member (CGD) of the Society of Graphic Designers of Read More…

IV15 Speaker: Holman Wang

Holman Wang is a former lawyer with degrees in Science, Education, Architecture, and Law who now creates children’s books full time. He and his twin brother Jack are the creators of the all-ages board book series Cozy Classics and Star Wars Epic Yarns, which distill well-loved literary and cinematic classics into just 12 words and Read More…

IV15 Speaker: Gabrielle Whiteley

Originally from London, UK, Gabrielle Whiteley has always had a fascination with taxidermy and the natural world from a very young age. From seeing giant dioramas at the Natural History Museum as a child to her keen interest in Biology and Fine Art, her curiosity was sparked for taxidermy and oddities. It wasn’t until she Read More…

IV15 Speaker: Colin Easton

Colin Easton is a writer, hobby photographer and avid people watcher. As the creator of The Stranger Project 2014, he went out and about in Vancouver, meeting one stranger a day, every day for a year. Finding out about that person’s story, Colin then wrote in his blog about the encounter. “It’s about connection,” says Read More…

Something Amazing About Corrina Keeling’s Work

In 2014, facilitator and illustrator Corrina Keeling graphically captured the interesting stories and ideas live on stage as each speaker gave their presentations. In this video she explains her process and how she views her work as a gift. Amazing.   Interesting Vancouver is an annual community event showcasing the region’s most fascinating people and the way Read More…

Discovering Interesting People in Vancouver

Why Interesting Vancouver gets better and better each year Boring. Uninteresting. Words many people have used to describe Vancouver and its residents. But is it really true? Are we so dull and uninteresting? I don’t think so because what we do have in abundance are people who participate in Interesting Vancouver, back for its eighth Read More…

Announcing the IV Prize!

Download PDF of press release here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Interesting Vancouver Announces this Year’s Speaker Lineup and Launches First Annual IV Award September 21, 2015, Vancouver, BC — To commemorate eight successful years of Interesting Vancouver, the creative organization is launching its first annual IV Award, a designation that will recognize a citizen of Greater Read More…