CURRENT ISSUE | SUMMER 2017: KINSHIP
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Articles by Chris Hampton

There are 9 articles by Chris Hampton

Features
Art in Condoland

Development mania across Canada is marked by eye-catching public art. But what makes such works successful? No one, it seems, can quite agree.

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Outside the Box: Breaking the Colonial Gaze with Virtual Reality

Montreal-based artist Olivia Mc Gilchrist uses virtual reality to reveal some of the masks we wear every day.

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Big Museum on the Prairie: The Remai Modern and Saskatoon

The Remai Modern is Saskatoon’s flashy new museum. But the city has a longstanding, active visual-art community. How are the two coexisting?

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Jeff Bierk and the Thorny Issue of Exploitation

Toronto artist Jeff Bierk collaborates with Toronto’s poor and homeless. Are the resulting photographs emancipatory, or exploitative?

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Watch Jon Rafman’s LARPing, Tamagotchi-Fuelled Film

Jon Rafman’s new live-action film focuses on the shifting relationship between humans and machines and that watershed Millenial toy: the Tamagotchi.

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Kent Monkman’s Buffalo Jump at the Gardiner Museum

Kent Monkman has created a life-sized buffalo jump (with two 300-pound taxidermy bison) for an installation at the Gardiner Museum. Chris Hampton reports.

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Neil Farber and Michael Dumontier: Brainn Trrustt

Winnipeg artists Neil Farber and Michael Dumontier—nominees for last year’s Sobey Award—work together on projects including wryly illustrated bookworks.

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Tricia Middleton: Exquisite Collapse

Tricia Middleton pushes her materials to the brink, creating a collection of “precarious things about precarious situations.”

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Reviews
Dominique Rey’s Veneration of a Disappearing Sisterhood

In “Under the Rose Arch,” Dominique Rey documents an order of Catholic nuns facing the threat of extinction in a manner closer to veneration than elegy.

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