Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto, September 19, 2019 to January 25, 2020
"People constantly repeat the cliche that Berlin is over, but it's only just begun." Canadian writer Tess Edmonson talks with Berlin Biennale curators DIS.
The typical take on translation favours something more lost than found. But as Tess Edmonson reports, the Deutsche Guggenheim’s recent show on translation showed it to be productive and positive for culture and language.
The gentrification of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside—and local curatorial strategies of addressing it—recently provided conceptual and satirical fodder for Seoul art duo Young Hae-Chang Heavy Industries. Here, Tess Edmonson reviews some of the resulting works.
Aganetha Dyck has made work with honeybees a hallmark of her multidisciplinary career, which encompasses sculpture, drawing and photography. In this interview with Tess Edmonson, Dyck discusses her current show at Confederation Centre Art Gallery, which literally brings her co-workers into the gallery space.
Lyla Rye’s newest work is a lyrical homage to a renovated foundry, its “stage” a sleek, low platform that moves softly back and forth as viewers step on it. Tess Edmonson reviews, finding industrial materials made elegant.
The first major retrospective of General Idea, “Haute Culture,” opens in Toronto this Friday following spring praise in Paris. Find out more about the show’s behind-the-scenes evolution as AA Bronson chats with Tess Edmonson.