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Who Is Not Being Heard?

Who Is Not Being Heard?

In their editors’ note for the Spring 2019 issue of Canadian Art, Kablusiak and asinnajaq ᐊᓯᓐᓇᐃᔭᖅ write about making space for Inuit and other circumpolar Indigenous artists

Against the Odds, Calgary’s Art Community Reboots

Against the Odds, Calgary’s Art Community Reboots

New funds and opportunities promise to help artists and arts organizations overcome past challenges—but we’re not there quite yet

The Snails Are Back in Town

The Snails Are Back in Town

Snails are back in the art world—but were they ever really out?

A Feminist Diary

A Feminist Diary

So much feminist thinking tells us to be wary of visual pleasure. But for some artists, taking pleasure in the painted surface is as political as it is recuperative

Pussy Potential

Pussy Potential

In 1970s Vancouver, Kate Craig imagined writing an avant-garde sex scene for a video that would never come to be

From Affordability to Artwashing: An Inquiry

From Affordability to Artwashing: An Inquiry

The Canadian developer Westbank uses art to pave the way for real-estate developments—sometimes with civic encouragement

Touch It

Touch It

When I stopped making clothes, I started exploring textiles in a different way

Why Have There Been No Great Black Canadian Women Artists?

Why Have There Been No Great Black Canadian Women Artists?

Spoiler alert: there have been—they just don't get exhibitions

A Year in Waiting

A Year in Waiting

2018, through the lens of two trips to Vancouver

A Year in Contradictions

From the Archive

Haunted Houses

Haunted Houses

This year, the SITElines biennial in Santa Fe, New Mexico, explores home and belonging—in a place where distinctions between inside and outside often feel blurred

Experiments in Collective Form

Experiments in Collective Form

Two Toronto artists reflect on performative gestures of protest in the 1990s Harris-era of Conservative provincial politics—a moment that has sharp similarities to our own