CURRENT ISSUE | SPRING 2018: DIRTY WORDS
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Articles by Merray Gerges

There are 23 articles by Merray Gerges

Features
The Black Lives Matter Toronto Photograph That Made It to Shondaland

How Jalani Morgan’s work landed on a crossover episode of two award-winning TV shows by Shonda Rhimes

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Features
Video: In the Studio with Lido Pimienta

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.

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Features
So What If Art Selfies Are Narcissistic?

As a big Yayoi Kusama show opens in Toronto, selfie-bashing is also in the air. But the fact is, selfies are vital to situating people of colour within largely white art institutions.

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Features
Video: In the Studio with Sameer Farooq

Building museums of found objects and casting packing materials in porcelain, Farooq questions how citizens are told to think about their pasts.

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News
Suzy Lake Censored at Chinese Photo Festival

After several rounds of preliminary government vetting, Chinese officials pulled the Toronto artist’s works at the eleventh hour

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Features
Video: In the Studio with Michèle Pearson Clarke

This Toronto-based artist’s photo and video works ask what it means to make Black people visually knowable.

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Features
The Pictures Change, But the Myths Persist

A new exhibition featuring archival American news photos of Canada illustrates how so many of the country’s central myths remain unchanged.

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Reviews
Longing and the Edges of Landscape at the Alberta Biennial

What is a biennial and who is a biennial for? The Alberta Biennial curators and artists rooted “For the Time Being” in these pertinent questions.

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Features
Video: In the Studio with Deanna Bowen

Toronto artist and Guggenheim fellow Deanna Bowen takes us into her studio—sharing family photographs, archival research and a pair of meticulously recreated KKK robes

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Features
How Radical Can a Film Festival Be?

On the 30th anniversary of Images, Toronto’s first experimental film festival, its director wonders if identity and formalism must be mutually exclusive.

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