Fringe Arts

  • Art Matters Is Retro and Innovative

    Art Matters has evolved into the biggest student-run art show in Canada, a renowned two-week long festival showcasing and celebrating student art.

  • Pseudo-Doc Punishment Park Takes Place Tomorow, Yesterday Or Five Years From Now

    One of the benefits of the “DVD revolution” has been the chance it’s given us to view obscure movies—Punishment Park, for instance.

  • Cyborg Poets

    Wershler & Kennedy Give Historical Authors a Second Life in Update

    Pssst! Want to know a secret? There’s a new Facebook going around—a cooler Facebook. There’s only one catch: you have to be a famous historical poet to get it.

  • All You Need Is Joie

    Akron/Family Talk Loss, Japan, Detroit and Positive Energy

    Maybe they aren’t pounding out tribal rhythms anymore, but Akron/Family’s freak-folk roots are still intact.

  • Viral Hit Machine

    Like lightning and chicken pox, viral videos rarely strike the same place twice. But unlike either lightning or the flu, you’re damn lucky if you get even one.

  • Dirty Art: An Era of Imagery and Technology

    JP King Exposes the Dirty Side of his Artistic Process

    “I’m a scavenger and a thief,” said J.P. King. “And I take my position as a thief very proudly.”
    King is a collage artist who dives into old magazines searching for interesting pictures and a writer that relies on other people’s anecdotes for the content of his stories. As such, his raw material is more often than not someone else’s finished work.

  • Litwrit: I spit into raw cans

    I was Woody Allen last night and
    the night before that I was Andy Warhol at a baseball game and

  • Personality Transcends Body

    Cinema Politica Doc Regretters Cuts Deep Into Gender

    “Sometimes I say I represent a third sex,” Orlando Fagin says to Mikael Johannson in the documentary Regretters. “I’ve gone through two sex changes; what’s the next stage for me?”

  • Decent Exposure

    Concordia Art Students Open Their Classroom Doors and Invite You In

    Concordia’s Studio Arts Master’s of Fine Arts students are opening their doors to the public this week and inviting you to come in and experience their ongoing and finished artworks.

  • Secret Feelings

    Black Feelings Intrigue With Secret Show

    Owain Lawson, of local noise rock outfit Black Feelings, would like to assure you that his band is not nearly as gloomy as its name suggests.