The importance of place in the making of art—and art communities—weaves through Halifax critic Sue Carter Flinn’s top picks for the year. From a once-closed watering hole to an over-protected city park, Carter Flinn maps out her local bests.
Halifax’s third annual nighttime art festival, Nocturne, took over the city’s streets and oft-gated public gardens this weekend. Sue Carter Flinn reports on the highlights, from elliptical-trainer karaoke to citizen-operated post offices.
Steve Higgins is a man of the city; Ihor Holubizky, curator of this exhibition, calls him an astute “observer/flâneur.”
Obsolete and on-the-way-out audio technologies find new life as contemporary art in a clever, playful group exhibition at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. As Sue Carter-Flinn observes, 8-tracks, CDs and good old vinyl all get their due.