Examining an Art Form That Combines Silliness, Seriousness, and Aesthetics: The Meme
An interview with meme artists, @goldnosering and Aiden Arata.
Challenging the Politicization of Black Bodies and Experiences Through Art Exhibited at the VAV
Hyper Real: Black History Exhibition and Event Series is a conglomerate of art pieces that relate a story of Black identity.
Eugene’s Exhibited Artwork Gives Space to the Experience of the Black Fat Women in “Hyper Real”
Elizabeth Eugene’s multimedia piece “Allow Me Too…” opens the viewer to the conversation about what it means to be a fat Black woman.
Series of poems by Isaac Dinotno
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.
A 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.