Examining an Art Form That Combines Silliness, Seriousness, and Aesthetics: The Meme
An interview with meme artists, @goldnosering and Aiden Arata.
The VAV Gallery Celebrates Black History Month in November
Itiose is exhibiting two impressively life-like oil paintings at the student-run gallery. He chose the same model for Catharsis and Oculus, his two works that are displayed in Hyper Real; he painted the moving portraits from photos he took of his model.
Concert Review: Minor Empire, a Turkish-Canadian Band Featuring a Mix of Traditional Music and Sound
How a Psychedelic Band Connects With the World Through Music
Minor Empire, a Toronto based Turkish-Canadian band, mixes traditional Turkish music into their sound track.
Series of poems by Cleopatra Boudreau
Icelandic Author Jónasson’s Newest Protagonist, Hulda Hermannsdóttir, is a Relatable Tragic Heroine for Modern Audiences
Ragnar Jónasson’s The Darkness possesses all the qualities of a literary staple, whether it is in the genre of Nordic noir, or in the realm of cult classics.
The Link Caught Up With the Artist Zola, Known For Her Depiction of Black Bloc
“Everything I do is illegal and I don’t ask permission. I’m saying, ‘This is ours and there should be room for us to take up space here and claim territory against capitalism,’” said Zola. The Montreal artist is known for her depiction of women in hijabs.
Discussing the Struggles of Being a Drag Queen of Colour With Manny and The Vixen
Discussing the experiences of drag queens of colour with The Vixen and Manny.
Our featured graphic artist, Chris Michaud.
Cinema Politica Screened Films of Mohawk Resilience, Strength and Sovereignty
Cinema Politica screened three Indigenous films last week; the first was a beautiful documentary entitled Enhior’hén:ne , which translates to “Tomorrow”, the second was called Ôtênaw , a film about the histories of Indigenous peoples living in and around what is now called ‘Edmonton’, and the third was a film about the engaging 1969 protest by the Kanien’kéhaka (Mohawk) of Akwesasne, You are on Indian Land.
What They Accomplished and What’s Next for the Established Event
Le Cypher, a local jamming event where established and emerging artists connect and play together every Thursday night, is celebrating their fourth year.
A Tribute to the Complexities of Motherhood
Imago Theatre’s production of Other People’s Children is a fine balance of intimate trust between three adults who share the responsibility of raising a child. This play features a new mother, Ilana, in the grips of postpartum depression, who struggles to care for herself and her baby in the early months of parenthood. Ilana faces constant criticism from her husband, Ben, who insists that she needs to bond with her child. The young Canadian couple force their expectations of parenthood onto the other, and end up hiring a nanny named Sati to care for their child.