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Brendan Fernandes’s Zoom Choreography

Brendan Fernandes’s Zoom Choreography

The acclaimed Canadian artist talks about making dance works with Snapchat, SMS and yes, Zoom

Chroma Launch: High T Podcast x Canadian Art

Chroma Launch: High T Podcast x Canadian Art

In this special episode of High T, co-hosts Madelyne Beckles and Leah Schulli are joined by Chroma issue Spotlight artist Kiera Boult

How the World’s Largest Indigenous Media Arts Festival Went Online

How the World’s Largest Indigenous Media Arts Festival Went Online

From paying artists the highest fees ever, to prerecording opening parties and other events, artistic director Niki Little explains how community still came first

Curtis Talwst Santiago on Drawing Online and Building Exhibitions during a Pandemic

Curtis Talwst Santiago on Drawing Online and Building Exhibitions during a Pandemic

When COVID-19 closed galleries and museums in New York, two of his shows there were suspended. Since then, he has found other ways of connecting

What We Mean When We Rant about Digital Art

What We Mean When We Rant about Digital Art

Six months into living and working remotely, what has the “rush to digital” meant for artists and curators already trying to push virtual exhibition spaces in new directions?

Touching the Ground

Touching the Ground

The sea and its horizons bring both respite and reminders of violence. For poets Imani Elizabeth Jackson, M. NourbeSe Philip and S*an D. Henry-Smith, the sea is an end, and also a beginning

Artists Against Precarity

Artists Against Precarity

Vancouver’s Catherine de Montreuil talks about VALU CO-OP, a brand new initiative that looks to subvert capitalist models through advocacy and mutual aid

Staying Home for Our Elders

Staying Home for Our Elders

Métis filmmaker Conor McNally speaks about how the Maskwacîs Education Schools Commission is fostering kinship and mutual care during COVID-19

Prairie Noir

Prairie Noir

Artist and theorist Jeanne Randolph has been photographing phone booths across Manitoba as they slowly disappear from view. Here, she speaks about them as miniature modernist buildings, without sentimentality

How Award-Winning Alberta Artist Rita McKeough Critiques—and Connects to—Oil and Extraction

How Award-Winning Alberta Artist Rita McKeough Critiques—and Connects to—Oil and Extraction

In an interview about “darkness is as deep as the darkness is,” her latest project at at the Banff Centre, McKeough talks hope, activism and social change

From the Archive

Veronika Pausova Paints a Spidery Sublime

Veronika Pausova Paints a Spidery Sublime

This artist spins webs of imagery by turns cartoonish and trompe l’oeil, ab ex and VFX, rife with loopy insects, nail-bitten fingers and other surreal turns

I Need to Know Where I’m Standing

I Need to Know Where I’m Standing

Following her Sobey win, a conversation with Kapwani Kiwanga on audiences, critique strategies and when critics get it wrong

Moyra Davey Discusses Her Mother Reader, 15 Years On

Moyra Davey Discusses Her Mother Reader, 15 Years On

Acclaimed Canadian artist Moyra Davey published her perennially relevant Mother Reader in 2001. Now, she reveals how motherhood continues to affect her art.