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Articles by Mariam Nader

There are 23 articles by Mariam Nader

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Richard Henriquez: Fragmented Destinies

For Vancouver architect and artist Richard Henriquez, fragmentation is our destiny—and the job of reintegrating is, by extension, a central human task. His new assemblages on view at Winsor Gallery

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(Da bao)(Takeout): Good to Go

In suburban Markham, an impressive exhibition strives to locate a cross-cultural dynamic between China and the West, presenting a thoughtful selection of works from Chinese, Canadian and…

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Egan Frantz: Poetic License

Tomorrow Gallery, a young Toronto space founded by artists Hugh Scott-Douglas, Aleksander Hardashnakov and Tara Downs, recently wrapped a show by New York’s Egan Frantz. Mariam Nader reviews, finding

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Keren Cytter: Video Virtuoso

“Based on a True Story” in Oakville boasts the largest North American survey to date of Keren Cytter, the Tel Aviv–born artist known as one of today’s most intriguing video practitioners….

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Luke Painter: The Ornamentalist

Melding William Morris-style ornamentation with more contemporary concerns, artist Luke Painter detours around dry academicism for something more vibrant and visceral. Mariam Nader reviews his…

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James Nizam: Chasing the Sun

Vancouver’s James Nizam is known for works that marry the concerns of architecture with those of photography—some of his past projects turned abandoned rooms in into pinhole cameras. Now, for his

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Tessar Sebastian Lo & Mark DeLong: Twice Removed

Currently on at Cooper Cole Gallery in Toronto is an exhibition that juxtaposes two young Canadian artists of distinctly different practices—one more emotional and illustrative, the other more…

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Michael Morris: Painting Poetry

Through mail art, curating and other activities, B.C. artist Michael Morris embraced concepts like social networking, image sharing and file exchange decades before the advent the Web. Now, the…

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Material World: The Stuff Art is Made Of

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia’s group show “Material World” examines the formal and conceptual possibilities of commonplace materials—from a glimmering, wilted aluminum-foil shopping cart to

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The “C” Word: Readymades Need Not Apply

The Doris McCarthy Gallery is currently host to an ambitious exhibition on the role of craft in contemporary art. Mariam Nader reviews, finding it refreshing, in an age of conceptually influenced…

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