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Media Features

Take Your Seat is honoured to have been featured in the articles and TV segments listed below. We are always searching for new ways to share our message. If you would like to cover the Take Your Seat story,

please contact us.


The Bangkok Post

Spring 2022

Randy and Spencer VanDerStarren were featured on the front page of The Bangkok Post's lifestyle, arts, and culture section. The article, titled "The Power of Images", discussed the impacts of their Take Your Seat, together exhibition. 

Click here to view an online version of the newspaper.

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Diplomat & International Canada

Summer 2021

Randy VanDerStarren was invited to share the Take Your Seat story with diplomats and readers from around the world.

Click here to view an online version of the magazine.

The feature on Take Your Seat starts on page 90.

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PhotogStory Hong Kong

July 23, 2019

It seems our chair connects with people in any language! Click here to view the full article in Chinese.

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The Persian Tribune

May 9, 2019

We are honoured that our message of One People has been embraced by the Iranian-Canadian community.

Click here to read an online version of the magazine.

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Hürriyet Daily

May 5, 2019

Take Your Seat was honoured to be featured in Turkey's largest newspaper, the Hürriyet Daily.

Click here to read the full article.

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Turkish Media Frenzy

Early 2019

Thanks to our good friend, Mr. Yeni, the Take Your Seat story was told throughout Turey. Even Turkey's Minister of Foreign Affairs took his seat!

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Japanese print media

Early 2019

Our show at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo attracted media attention around Japan.

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Ottawa Life Magazine

November 19, 2018

"Can a chair become a bridge between

the people of Turkey and Canada?"

Click here to read our answer!

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Whittier College News

May 24, 2018

In an article titled Using a Camera to Inspire Respect, Whittier College shared a recap of our presentation at the LIASE Conference for Asian Studies and the Environment.

Click here to read the article.


Photo News Magazine

March 13, 2018

Spring 2018 shared Take Your Seat story with the nation as thousand of Photo News Magazines were distributed with the Globe & Mail.

Click here to read more and view an online version.


CHIN TV Festival Italiano

September 2017

In a celebration of Canada's diversity, CHIN TV hosted Take Your Seat on their Festival Italiano program.


CNN International Interview

September 2017

With our Canada 150 exhibition at Toronto City Hall as the backdrop, CNN International interviewed Randy VanDerStarren about the inspiration behind Take Your Seat.

Click here to watch the short video.

If you would like to cover or learn more about

the Take Your Seat story,  

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