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Articles by Emily Falvey

There are 15 articles by Emily Falvey

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When Imagination and Politics Mix

In striking collaborative works, Shary Boyle and Shuvinai Ashoona explore chimeras of imagination and otherness—as well as ideological critique.

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Nadia Myre Fuses the Personal and the Political

Emily Falvey looks at the work of 2014 Sobey Art Award winner Nadia Myre, and her interest in the material extremes of sculpture and performance.

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Problem Child: The Provocations of Jonathan Hobin

Jonathan Hobin’s newest photographs continue his controversy-courting tendencies, but Emily Falvey argues that they fail to challenge stereotypes.

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Sophie Calle Show Dissects the Senses

In her new exhibition at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Sophie Calle tests the limits of the sensory.

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CRUM’s Playful Conceptualism

In revisiting a lost exhibition of conceptual art, CRUM create a singularly eccentric, yet seamless, show of their own.

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Canadian Biennial Both Dazzles & Disappoints

“Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014” has many impressive artworks, but puts them in a substandard frame, Emily Falvey writes. Our artists deserve better.

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Storytelling: The Contemporary Native Art Biennial

Initiated in 2012 by the commercial gallery Art Mûr, the Contemporary Native Art Biennial has the potential to play an interesting role in the Quebec scene.

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Textiles Get Tactical at Gallery 101

An artist-run centre with a focus on social practice, Ottawa’s Gallery 101 took up the nexus of art and activism in its latest exhibition.

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Christopher D’Arcangelo: Anarchism without Adjectives

The philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky once described anarchism as “a tendency in human thought” that is suspicious of domination, authority and hierarchy. As a political philosophy, it…

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Frank Shebageget

Some of the most thought-provoking exhibitions are the result of an exquisite balance of aesthetic and political concerns. Frank Shebageget’s solo exhibition “Light Industry” at Ottawa’s…

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