Fringe Arts

  • Shortlist Writ

    Marie Reine du Monde after A.M. Klein, or, Notes on Ecclesia Triumphans by a Wandering Jew on a Bixi

    O San Pietronino,
    Maderno minuscule,

  • Over the Edge

    The 18th Edgy Women Festival

    By the end of this week, expect Montreal to get edgier.

  • The Art Of Love

    Two Edgy Women Bring Marriage Project to Montreal

    “We’re trying to imagine ways that might open people’s minds and hearts.

  • Home Is Where the heArt Is

    Art Matters Exhibit Explores Intimate Space

    What makes a home? Is the definition of home required to incorporate shelter, consistency and residency? Are there limitations to how one should define a home?

  • Makeout Skideotape

    Vancouver Pop Tarts Move the Party to Montreal

    When I get to Mac DeMarco’s apartment to talk to him about his band, Makeout Videotape, I wake him up. It’s 11:00 a.m. on a Monday and he greets me in his underwear.

  • Dance Macabre

    Salem Brings Witch House to the Stage

    Salem is one of those bands that would rather no one know their face.

  • Save The Bees

    Cinema Politica Doc Explores the Global Bee Crisis and Why We Should Care

    Beekeepers have witnessed an alarming increase in the number of bees disappearing. The worst part? No one knows where they are going.

  • Three Years for Radical Queers

    Politics and Playtime at the Third Radical Queer Semaine

    The space at 90 de la Gauchetière St. has transformed.

  • Celestial Winds

    Local Outfit Pop Winds Breeze Into Art Matters

    If the Pop Winds were a spaceship they’d look like something out of Thunderbirds, only more practical, silver, and with a porthole for each band member to look out from.


    The Closer We are to Death the More We Feel Alive is an art exhibit featured at the student-run festival Art Matters. The exhibition is a collection of multidisciplinary artworks that expose the tension between the dead and the alive—the grotesque and the beautiful.