In a recent Canadian talk, the exiled Iranian artist Shirin Neshat took on Trump, feminism, the art world’s shortcomings and more.
Merray Gerges interviews Joële Walinga, director of Cave Small Cave Big, a surrealist short film written and designed by two five-year-old girls.
An open-ended, multi-voiced, online manifesto repositions feminism, technology and the political left.
UK artist and filmmaker Isaac Julien is in Toronto to revive two older works at the ROM—ones that feel uncannily relevant to current politics. Merray Gerges interviews.
This year, art in Toronto has been defined by links—both failed and successful—between online and IRL exhibitions, and between politics and culture.
After the US election, what does contemporary art look like? A contemplation at La Biennale de Montreal, the day of Trump’s victory.
Artist Duane Linklater includes work by his grandmother, Ethel, and son, Tobias, in a Toronto show that spans generations and geographies.
Many museums and galleries have been holding nightclub-style events in an attempt to win new audiences. This transformation is tough, Merray Gerges writes.
How can you ever be yourself in the art world when your self is a neocolonial commodity?
#BlackLivesCDNSyllabus, a crowdsourced anti-oppression project, has some great reads from old art mags. What is its impact in the art world and beyond?