Dans la peinture : Blog officiel de We the West

Here on the coast, the W̱SÁNEĆ people have known that the land, sea, and sky are all intimately interconnected. The land gives nutrients to the sea and the moon guides the tides. This design emulates those beliefs.
“When We Grow Up” speaks to the relationship between sport, nature, and the human condition. A major theme in much of our work is nature and our place in it. Our design aims to draw parallels between Environment and Sport.
I wanted to come up with a design that riffs on the 3x3 court lines and also reflects the beauty of where we live on Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ territories.
When I visited the pop-up court site I still wasn't sure what that would be. As I was about to leave a hawk started circling the trees and gave me my answer.
Home to Canada’s first and oldest Chinatown, I wanted to celebrate the rich cultural history of the Chinese community in Greater Victoria with a contemporary and vibrant design that is engaging and culturally specific.
We caught up with Raptors founder and Canada Basketball’s President and CEO, Glen Grunwald, to chat about his journey in basketball, how it led him to Canada, and why Canadians should be excited about this summer’s FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
Men’s basketball made its debut at the Berlin Summer Olympics in 1936 and Team Canada wasted no time making it onto the podium taking home a silver medal. With no previous tournament of its kind, there was little surprise when Canada won silver—the game was invented by a Canadian after all!