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On Syrus Marcus Ware’s Monuments to Trans Lives—and Brilliance

A review of the luminous public art installation Radical Love

Unfixing Futures

A national survey of artists who imagine otherwise

Printing and the Pandemic

Printing and the Pandemic

With her 2020 monoprint series “Peyak,” Montreal-based artist Bea Parsons explored her Cree, Scottish and French origins in unpredictable ways

Zanis Waldheims

Zanis Waldheims

Geometric drawings and diagrams by a little-known artist raise questions about the relationship between exile and abstraction

Salt Spring National Art Prize Gears Up for 2021!

Salt Spring National Art Prize Gears Up for 2021!

Submissions for the fourth edition of the Salt Spring National Art Prize, a biennial showcase of some of the best in Canadian contemporary art, opens January 2021

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Fade into Place

Fade into Place

From our fall issue, Denise Ryner speaks on Vancouver artist Stan Douglas and the anonymity of the working body

Piece of Work

Piece of Work

Recent presentations of Amalia Ulman’s work at Arsenal Contemporary Art Montreal and Tate Modern raise questions about labour, art and the image

Nunatsiavut Artist Jason Sikoak and Mina Campbell Talk on the Traditional Seal Hunt

Nunatsiavut Artist Jason Sikoak and Mina Campbell Talk on the Traditional Seal Hunt

Sikoak, studying in Montreal, is not able to attend the upcoming hunt. But the tradition continues to influence his prints and drawings

Trash Intimacies

Trash Intimacies

How do the things we throw away return to us in different forms? How then does art respond to what is disposable, ignored or forgotten?

How to Share Stuff

How to Share Stuff

The Dish with One Spoon wampum is an agreement to peacefully co-steward the lands and waters we share. This user guide offers some practical suggestions for how to do so

A Digital Land Acknowledgement

A Digital Land Acknowledgement

Existing As a Settler On Unceded Land: A Guide

videos

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

In the Studio with Aaron Jones

“There was a point when I just thought that taking photos didn’t make sense: there were enough images existing,” says the collage artist

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artist projects

Joseph Sanchez: Niizh Manidoog Giigidowag / The Spirits Are Talking

Joseph Sanchez: Niizh Manidoog Giigidowag / The Spirits Are Talking

Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Gallery, 203-290 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg MB
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“I Almost Ran Over Liza Minnelli Today”: Colin Campbell and Lisa Steele in L.A., 1976–77

“I Almost Ran Over Liza Minnelli Today”: Colin Campbell and Lisa Steele in L.A., 1976–77

VOX, Centre de l’image contemporaine, 2 rue Sainte-Catherine Est, Montreal QC
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Jill Ho-You: Inversion

Jill Ho-You: Inversion

Martha Street Studio, 11 Martha Street, Winnipeg MB
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Chris Cran: Manifesto… What’s Next

Chris Cran: Manifesto… What’s Next

TrépanierBaer Gallery, 105, 999 8 Street SW, Calgary AB

Merritt Johnson: Love Song

Merritt Johnson: Love Song

SFU Gallery - Online, 8888 University Drive, Vancouver BC
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Sky Hopinka: Dislocation Blues

Sky Hopinka: Dislocation Blues

VOX, Centre de l'image contemporaine, 2 rue Sainte-Catherine Est, Montreal QC
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