The Scorn that Keeps on Burning: An Outlet for People to Share and Explore their Feelings of Frustration
The CJLO Women’s+ Collective launched the first volume of their feminist zine this month. The event was held at the student-run Visual Arts Visuels Gallery on René Lévesque Blvd. last week. A cosy group of roughly 50 to 60 people showed up to buy a copy and listen to a reading of some contributors.
Review of a Novel Based on the Real Discovery of Human Remains in Montreal, by Local Author Catherine Leroux
The novel is based on the real finding of human remains of a woman in the forest nearby the Royal Victoria Hospital of Montreal. Despite performing DNA tests and creating a forensic reconstruction of her face, the body was never identified.
One Exhibit Examines the Emotions Behind the Movement
Throughout Wednesday and Saturday the 2012 Quebec student strike was revisited in the LB Building in collaboration with Concordia’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling.
Afrofuturism and Cultural Appropriation Took Centre Stage During the Panel
The Black Speculative Arts Movement of Montreal featured a series of panelists for a discussion panel made up of Black artists and creatives last Friday, in an event that was enlightening, educational, and empowering.
Ten Concordia Students Exhibit Personal and Political Work in their Most Recent Display
Less thematic than previous exhibitions, Relics.jpeg , which runs until October 19, was curated with an attention to materials and the physical properties of the artworks. Each piece bears its own story, but the care and research poured into each creation links them all together.
Political Statements and Artistic Expression Featured Along St. Laurent Blvd.
Tours of Montreal street art created during the MURAL festival along St.Laurent Blvd. are available until Oct. 28.
Sayaspora Hosts Events Celebrating the Cultures and Diversity Stemming from Africa
Cultures is an event put on by Sayaspora for anyone looking to dance the night away to music from the African Diaspora. Sayaspora aims to promote a better image of African women and youth in the media.
They do this By Fostering a Connection to Each Other, Creativity, and Nature
La Luna said that fostering and encouraging a connection to the Earth and the natural world is part of SIM’s goal as both a movement and organization. The distinction between the two is subtle, but relevant in understanding the purpose of a group as multifaceted as SIM.
Two Actors Describe What it’s Like to Work in the Dramatic Arts
Meet Kareem Alleyne and Alexandra Laferriere. Both are professional actors. Both are Black. Both worked (primarily) on the anglophone side of Montreal’s performing arts community.
Photography and Maquettes Visited Nostalgia and Memory With “Enclosed Comforts”
The newest exhibition at the VAV gallery, Enclosed Comforts , radiates warmth, and the pieces exhibited revolve around the themes of home, and the comfort, and discomfort it provides.