Fringe Arts

Montreal Character Series: Colbert Lapomme Casimir

MODEL, PRESENCE, PHENOMENON

It was hot when I met Colbert Casimir and their two partners (preferring to be nameless, we’ll call them E and J) at a McDonalds on Ste. Catherine.

  • With a (Somewhat Gentle) Rebel Yell

    Concordia-Founded Documentary Exhibition Network Closes Summer Screenings Series with Film about Global Rebellions

    Everyday Rebellion, a documentary produced by Golden Girls Filmproduktion and Film Services GmbH, will close Cinema Politica Montreal’s summer screenings at La Place de la Paix on September 1.

  • Generation Z Breaks Through the Clutter with Glitched Fashion

    Friday night, the cream of the Montreal emergent fashion crop paraded their new looks in the runway show Génération Z, un événement mode 360, presented by the internationally renowned fashion design school LaSalle College.

  • Osheaga Turns Ten

    The festival’s 10th anniversary promises a big lineup

    Starting Friday, ticket-holders’ ears will rock to music that aims at satisfying all tastes. Osheaga’s lineup includes Kendrick Lamar, Florence + The Machine, The Black Keys, George Ezra, Weezer, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Schoolboy Q, FKA Twigs, Nas, Tyler The Creator and many others.

  • Eastern Bloc’s Sight + Sound Fest Returns to its Roots

    Annual Digital Arts Gathering to Change in the Future

    This year’s Sight + Sound explores networked art in an ultra-localized setting, while addressing financial insecurities in the art world by bringing the festival back to its roots.

  • Performing the Psyche

    ‘Rouge Mekong’ Breaks New Ground in Psychological Immersion

    Journey to the centre of Sarah Lebovitz.

  • Experimenting with Catharsis

    Film Preservationist Mark Toscano Talks David Rimmer and Experimental Filmmaking

    In anticipation of the series of screenings entitled David Rimmer: A Retrospective taking place at the Cinémathèque Québécoise on April 10 and April 11, The Link spoke with Mark Toscano from the Academy Film Archive, a film preservationist who worked on the restoration of Rimmer’s films.

  • LadyCab Offers One-Way Service for Ignorance

    New Comedy Web Series Highlights Gender Bias in Drinking Culture

    Three women are using humour to challenge Montreal police’s offensive response to sexual assault allegations in cabs last fall.

  • Montreal Hip Hop Scene Combines Rap with Altruism

    French Rapper K.O.F. Divides His Time Between Collaboration and Community

    The ultra-commercialization of big beat hip-hop by US major labels leads many to forget that this genre of music is primarily a vehicle for social change and positivity—uniting oppressed minorities within a single mode of art.

  • Twin Peaks Rises Through the Mist

    The Cult Classic Returns for a New Generation of Acolytes

    “I’ll see you again in 25 years.”

  • Documenting Civil Disobedience

    Cinema Politica Nears the End of 2015 Winter Semester with Screening of Til the Cows Come Home

    Til the Cows Come Home, is a film that documents the protests in front of Frontenac Prison Farm in Kingston, Ontario in 2010 following the Harper government’s decision to transform the Canadian correctional system and close all of Canada’s rehabilitative prison farms.