• "My father immigrated to Canada from Glasgow, Scotland. He was fifteen years old when they settled in northern Alberta in a place called Clandonald. One of my earliest memories was of him coming home with an armful of birch saplings. They...
  • SPIRITED is an exhibition in which women continue their struggle to represent themselves. Traditionally excluded form the official histories of art and only recently considered worth half the time of museum and gallery exhibition...
  • KAREN HOEBERG: FOR THE REST FOR THE... "In the summer of my seventh year, a crow with a broken wing came to me. His wing healed. And yet he would not leave me... ...leaves began to fall.. I tried to make him go. He bit my toe. I knew...
  • Montreal artist Lorraine Simms will exhibit recent oil paintings as and works on paper depicting artificial hearts and other medical protheses-devices intended for implanting into the human body- in an investigation into the notion of the...
  • JAYCE SALLOUM: STUPID PLEASURES The artifacts and residue within each photograph/object are seen as a "site" in the formation of a cultural understanding/misunderstanding. Various areas of research and production located here focus on...
  • BUREAUCRACY Immony Men and René Price • Curator Leanne L’Hirondelle Panel Discussion: Immony Men, René Price and authors Dick Bourgeois-Doyle, Christian McPherson Immony Men and René Price are two artists who are interested in the...
  • Between Emptiness and Form: The Imaging Spaces of Yam Lau Images of the real, produced at the speed of light, are made to play with their own reality as images. -Trinh T. Minh-Ha, The Digital Film Event As the quintessential raw...
  • CÉSAR DAMIÀN: MIGRATION/MEMORY, TRANSITORY NATURE OF EXISTENCE “The investigation of a specific site is a matter of extracting concepts out of existing sense-data through direct perceptions…One does not impose, but rather expose the...
  • Innocent bunnies, descriptive songs scores, and verdant landscapes are the backdrop of Chris Simonite’s animation work in which he sets himself up as foil. His work seriously tackles tropes and expectations of hyper-masculinity within...
  • Identity, similar to time, is ephemeral, can be fluid, is unfixed and is mutable through its passage. The work in Time3 is similar in value, it is not the art object in the expected sense that one is experiencing and returning to for later...
  • The breeding ground for All Things To All Men (and Women) was none other than a night out with friends during which an acquaintance made the claim that the group of five women should form a band as, together, they constituted “all things...
  • On Friday June 10th, SAW Video & Gallery 101 will launch Body Tracks, a group exhibition examining the art and life of Cuban-American artist Ana Mendieta. A prolific performance artist and filmmaker with strong feminist leanings,...
  • PRAIRIE TO PICTURE : SELF-PORTRAITS OF JACKIE TRAVERSE AND JOI T. ARCAND by Amber-Dawn Bear Robe, Co-Curator There isn’t any one Canada, any average Canadian, any average place, any type. -Miriam Chapin, 1960 Dynamically unique...
  • The expression “Post Script” or “p.s.” (POST-DATA in Spanish) has definitely fallen into disuse over the years. Hand-written letters, along with other forms of linear and analogical writing, cannot be corrected, unless sections are crossed...
  • For his latest performance and gallery installation, Terrance Houle draws inspiration from his Blackfoot name, Iinniiwahkiimah. Translated into English as Buffalo Herder, the work is emblematic of Houle’s prolific and provocative body of...
  • Well Formed Data brings together a selection of works that are formally linked through their use of research aesthetics and the moving image. Weaving through many disparate topics of study and lines inquiry, the videos offer compelling...
  • Daniel Corbeil creates landscapes that at first glance appear as if they are actual places. The large photographic images in Fragmented Landscapes appear as if they are from aerial photographs taken at great heights and in various seasons...
  • History provides abundant examples of how social relations impact art. Traditionally the church, state, and wealthy patrons have funded the arts in order to increase their political power and prestige. Clearly that paradigm is overloaded...
  • The art world mullahs have been saying it for a long time, even needy novelist Jonathan Franzen has piped in – the twentieth century: the century of collage. Commentators forget that the chaos, discontinuity, intertextuality, and...
  • The representation of women through popular imagery, without a doubt, fails to reflect the actual experiences of the modern day women. Through its proliferation, these images have nonetheless modified the way we look at ourselves as women...

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