Fringe Arts

  • The Trading Post

    ARTX Students Want You to Leave Your Wallet at Home

    Another piece, Sam Unger’s project, entitled “Gaybourhood Watch Etc.,” attempts to form a social network that can’t be accessed on a bright laptop screen, or in a loud and sweaty bar.

  • HIVer Transitions Into Spring

    Fine Arts Students Shed Light on HIV/AIDS Awareness

    For many people, the winter is a season that symbolizes dormancy, hardship, and vast periods of cold and emptiness.

  • The Prom You Always Wanted

    Montreal Queer Prom 2011 Gives Prom a Second Chance

    In the 1986 teen romance Pretty in Pink, Iona (Annie Potts) tells Andie (a young Molly Ringwald) that prom is thesingle most important event in a teenager’s life—even though the experience is “the worst.”

  • Running With the Bull

    Talking Disco-Inspired Chillwave With Toro Y Moi

    As far as writing and production goes, for now Bundick is keeping the fun to himself.

  • Still Warm From the Prize

    Giller Prize-Winner Johanna Skibsrud Returns to ConU to Read

    If you were living under a rock back in November, or perhaps under a stack of term papers and library books

  • Expozine Alternative Press Awards

    The Self-Published Get Their Due

    Literary honours, even among published authors, are hard to come by. For zinesters and the so-called self-published, awards are something of an impossibility.

  • The Walls Are Closing In

    Graffiti-inspired artist looks to clear his head with “Trapped in Thought”

    Maxime Pigeon wants you to know what it’s like to be clinically depressed, and what it’s like to feel that depression’s absence.

  • Open For Interpretation

    Cinética: A Film by Ana Cembrero Coca

    In 29 minutes of dynamic cinematography and no dialogue, Ana Cembrero Coca’s Cinética challenges our self-awareness and capacity to interpret abstract symbolism represented through dance. The film features four women moving in several different spaces, from a half-full bathtub to the open sea.

  • Aloof is Out, Be Yourself

    Modern-day Casanova spreads the love in Montreal

    “It’s not about getting laid, it’s about being a woman’s fantasy,” are the words of Hans Comijn, seduction artist.

  • Barmaid to Measure

    Author Maya Merrick Mixes Business With Pleasure

    Every aspiring writer is faced with the realization, at some point—usually in their twenties, but sometimes much later for the not-so-fleet of mind—that they will not be able to support themselves by their art alone.