Jayce Salloum's archival art gives voice to the lost and forgotten.
For students bounding up the stairwell of the University of British Columbia’s humanities library, laden with textbooks and life plans, the massive photograph of eight Canadian soldiers re-enacting a military exercise in a fake Afghan village must have felt like an ambush.
Clad in a leather jacket and motorcycle boots, Liz Magor reclines on a rustic sofa in one corner of her East Vancouver studio. It could be the view through the window of one of her backwoods-cabin installations—the sort of mise en scène for which she is known.
Notes from the photoconceptual backlash
A trio of adolescent girls in short shorts and sneakers huddle over one of their peers, who is looking up at them with an indiscernible expression: fear, perhaps, and the unquenchable desire for acceptance.
In this feature from our Fall 2005 issue, journalist Deborah Campbell examines the work of Steven Shearer.
A look inside the goofy-smart fairy-tale world of the iconoclastic Vancouver artist Myfanwy MacLeod