Fringe Arts

  • Women-Run Blog Aims to Break Stereotypes in Gaming

    Girls on Game’s founders discuss the gaming industry, gamer stereotypes and how it all looks from the inside.

    For women in an industry as gender-biased as gaming, it’s been a slow climb. Catherine Smith-Desbiens and Leah Jewer’s Girls on Games is proof of how much the industry is changing.

  • Beyond Your Feminist Feed

    Fourth Year of Feminist Magazine Aims to Expand Perspectives on Art History

    Art, history and feminism—these three topics are difficult to conceptualize individually, let alone collectively. And yet, a team of undergrad students is attempting to do such a task—all within the confines of a magazine.

  • Images of South Asia

    Two Montreal Photographers Document Scenery of India and Nepal

    Their trip turned out to be quite the adventure, until a turn of fate prompted them to spontaneously change their original travel plans—which would have led them to Nepal at the moment of the earthquake in April 2015. Amidst the tragic events, they were able to experience the climate, culture and landscapes of the Asian countries.

  • Spring Has Sprung

    Printemps Numérique Takes Montreal by Storm During Opening Launch Party

    Printemps Numérique—also known as Digital Spring—appropriately kicked off on March 21, marking the first day of multiple exhibits popping up around the city in the coming weeks.

  • Silk Screening Studio a Haven of Transcendent Art

    Concordia Fine Arts Students Open Print Studio in the Plateau

    Nestled in the heart of the Plateau, Atelier Lost Cause has come a long way from its humble beginnings. For three Concordia fine arts students—Gabrielle Mulholland, Justin Gordon and Hillary Barnes, the process of opening Lost Cause has been both lengthy and inspiring.

  • Porn for the Soul

    Experimental Blog, This is better than porn, Leaves Fans Wanting More

    Photos of soft-lit bare skin, with shadows highlighting the smooth-and-freckled plains of the human body, and phrases of intimate poetry, all curated to whet the palate—this is the aesthetic of This is better than porn.

  • Liberal Arts College Theatre’s Unique Spin on a Classic

    Liberal Arts College Theatre Society perform “Six Characters in Search of an Author”

    “I’m reluctant to use the word ‘amateur,’” said second year Liberal Arts student, director and lead Darragh Mondoux. “But the word ‘amateur’ comes from ‘the love of the craft’ in French and that’s super beautiful.”

  • Feminism Takes the Stage

    “Revolution They Wrote:” Concordia’s Theatre Students to Launch Second Short Works Festival

    The second edition of Revolution They Wrote: Short Works Theatre Festival will take place in both Café Cleopatra and the MainLine Gallery from March 17 to March 20. Emily Schon, the artistic director of the festival, came up with the concept when she felt there was not enough representation of women in her field.

  • Amongst Timeless Women

    Concordia Graduate’s Photo Exhibition Empowers Women Past and Present

    After graduating from Concordia in 2001, the next year saw Portolese produce her first exhibition with women at the centre—the birth of Belle de Jour. Since then, she has continued evolving with women: from retro porno, to fashion photography, she presented this third exhibition alongside Victorian photographs.

  • Transcending Literature in More Ways Than One

    Concordia Literature Festival Subverts Conventions of the Unconventional

    The Off the Page festival hosts three days of literary insanity bringing in famous Canadian authors like Ben Lerner, Jordan Abel, Anne Boyer and Sonnet L’Abbé to read their work. Students will have the chance to discuss literature related to current issues.