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How To Not Disappear

The importance of Chinatown and Chinese Canadian art history in a time of anti-Asian violence and a re-emerging Yellow Peril

An Extremely Steep Learning Curve

Indigenous art students share how they are navigating the pandemic

Victoria Anderson-Gardner Wins 2020 Glenn Gould Protégé Prize

Victoria Anderson-Gardner Wins 2020 Glenn Gould Protégé Prize

The emerging Indigenous filmmaker reflects on their craft and what it means to them to have been selected

A Sense of Scale

A Sense of Scale

Jim Adams’s recurring mythic subjects—from microcosmic to monumental—are on display in “Eternal Witness,” the first solo exhibition in Los Angeles for the artist, whose practice spans five decades

Porn and Privacy in Mia Sandhu’s “Golden Girls”

Porn and Privacy in Mia Sandhu’s “Golden Girls”

Based on images from the so-called Golden Age of Porn in the 1970s and ’80s, Sandhu's subtly sinister works on paper raise questions about whose bodies end up on display

Don’t just learn to make art—learn to thrive as an artist

Don’t just learn to make art—learn to thrive as an artist

Focused course offerings, small class sizes and a supportive environment are all part of the learning experience at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design

A Conversation with Whess Harman, the New Curator at grunt gallery

A Conversation with Whess Harman, the New Curator at grunt gallery

Keeping community engagement at the forefront, they speak about upcoming goals in their new position—and centring accessibility with Queer ASL and more

Unrequited Love

Unrequited Love

In June Clark’s reconfigurations, the US flag and all it represents is broken into pieces

Thelma Pepper’s Last Interview

Thelma Pepper’s Last Interview

In October 2020, just months before she died, we had a chance to speak with the Saskatchewan photo artist, then 100, about her Remai Modern retrospective

From 14-Storey Berry Freezer to Public Video-Art Venue

From 14-Storey Berry Freezer to Public Video-Art Venue

In August 2020, Sackville’s Owens Art Gallery, Struts Gallery and Faucet Centre, and Sappyfest held a queer-centred screening on a vast industrial “cube”

A New Indigenous Artist-Run Centre for Tiotia:ke / Mooniyang / Montréal

A New Indigenous Artist-Run Centre for Tiotia:ke / Mooniyang / Montréal

Due to open this spring, and directed by Lori Beavis, daphne is already running weekly beading art sessions online and prepping an accessible storefront

videos

Tangents Launch: Emma Sharpe in Conversation with Jay Pahre and Jagdeep Raina

In this video, three Spotlight contributors expand on the interdisciplinary approaches to their practices

Chroma Launch: Sally Frater in Conversation with Justine A. Chambers and Farihah Aliyah Shah

In this video, three Spotlight contributors explore questions of labour, consumption, the body and Black art production in Canada

Chroma Launch: Kelsey Adams and David Woods in Conversation

In this video, Kelsey Adams and David Woods discuss the overlooked histories and current work being done by Black artists, curators and thinkers in the Maritimes

Chroma Launch: Kelsey Adams and David Woods in Conversation

In this video, Kelsey Adams and David Woods discuss the overlooked histories and current work being done by Black artists, curators and thinkers in the Maritimes

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QUEERSPHERE

QUEERSPHERE

InterAccess,950 Dupont Street, Unit 1,TorontoON
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Uprising: The Power of Mother Earth

Uprising: The Power of Mother Earth

McMichael Canadian Art Collection,10365 Islington Avenue,KleinburgON
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Seascape Poetics

Seascape Poetics

4th SPACE (Virtual),1400 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest,MontrealQC
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Thirza Jean Cuthand: Reclamations

Thirza Jean Cuthand: Reclamations

Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery, Dawson College,4011 de Maisonneuve Blvd West,WestmountQC
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B.G-Osborne: A Thousand Cuts

B.G-Osborne: A Thousand Cuts

La Centrale galerie Powerhouse,4296 Boulevard St-Laurent,MontrealQC
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Piitwewetam: Making Is Medicine

Piitwewetam: Making Is Medicine

Thunder Bay Art Gallery,1080 Keetwatin Street,Thunder BayON
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