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.
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.
Art Souterrain Festival Brings Art to the Underground and the General Public
Art Souterrain gives a new meaning to “underground” artists in Montreal.
16th Edition of Art Matters Challenges Memory, Habits and Materialism
Art Matters is currently in its 16th year of existence as one of the largest student-run arts festivals, Rox but still struggles to “go away from the rulebook.” Organizers have questioned how Art Matters can be more inclusive to a broader community, while limited to a one-year mandate.
Opening Show Features Nancy Pants, Hand Cream, Organ Mood and DJboyzclub
The Concordia cross-city art festival begins off this week.
Concordia’s Only Francophone Magazine, L’Organe, Still Struggles to Exist
In the past, L’Organe had stopped publishing for two years when editors graduated and could not find replacements. The magazine now has a full team, but the lack of an office is one thing keeping them from expanding.
Montreal Rapper Taigenz Talks Talent Shows, Concordia Classes and Inspiration
His flow is thick with Montreal’s accent, a staccato sense of rhythm that starts and stops without breaking stride. With 5 full-length releases and a litany of videos under his belt, Taigenz is definitively on the cusp.
Drum Your Stress Away
Everyone is welcome to drop by the chaplaincy to participate in the drum circle, no experience is necessary and the hand drums are provided.
Documentary Explores HIV Non-Disclosure
On Feb. 18, Concordia is hosting a lecture on the criminalization of HIV, the impact of non-disclosure laws on people living with the disease and the activist response. It will be accompanied by a screening of a recent documentary by the organization entitled, Consent: HIV Non-Disclosure and Sexual Assault Law.
Articule Exhibition Explores Politics of Belonging
Occupying the Articule gallery space until the end of Feb. 28, Sans titre, is a collaborative, multi-titled exhibition that projects this idea of belonging and isolation, which is relatable to the city’s inhabitants.