"A lot of my work can be really silly," says Lowe, "even though it's a little bit dark sometimes, it's never heavy. If I'm spending so much time with something, I want it to make me feel good."
“I try to create creative healing spaces. It’s like me saying to young black women: it’s ok not to be ok.”
“I try as much as possible to push through the constraints I’ve set up for myself, to push as far as possible into something that is very experimental. ”
The Edmonton-born artist talks about the relationship between music and art, the themes that inform his practice and his new project for the Toronto Biennial of Art
In this video they discuss working together and the challenges of collective authorship
The Toronto-based activist-artist describes his recent drawing project
Since her Polaris Prize win last year, Lido Pimienta’s music profile has soared. Less known, however, is her making of art textiles, paintings and prints
“Space is really important to Indigenous people. If we’re literally waiting to get our land back, maybe I can at least try to claim space in other ways.”
See how references to Japanese animation, Indian miniaturism and contemporary fashion are blended in the Toronto artist’s meticulously painted work
Meet an artist whose process has helped her learn that “any way you want to be a woman is the right way,” both on the canvas and beyond the studio.
Patrick Cruz studied painting, but it was his time at clown school that encouraged him to embrace intuition in his art.
“I’m interested in understanding why I’m painting in 2017,” says Toronto artist geetha thurairajah. See some of her process in this studio-visit video
Laurie Kang misuses materials and disrupts structures in her photography and sculpture. See more in this studio-visit video by Brittany Shepherd.
Toronto artist Jennifer Rose Sciarrino blends equal parts research and speculative fiction in her projects—see more in this studio visit.
Toronto artist Darby Milbrath started out in dance—and her evocative paintings and drawings still reflect the power of bodies in space.
This Toronto artist’s studio is currently filled with two bodies of work, both of which draw on overlooked aspects of working-class culture.