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Candy-Coated Chemical Sublime

Candy-Coated Chemical Sublime

Jasmin Mozaffari’s debut feature film is a new take on the teen-dream aesthetic

Reflections on an Art Project about Indigenous Mothering

Reflections on an Art Project about Indigenous Mothering

Rooted in Indigenous knowledge systems, “Mothering Spaces” in Edmonton addressed barriers caregivers experience in the arts—and it also prompted thoughts about mothering as a collective action

A Different Kind of Futurism

A Different Kind of Futurism

Kali Spitzer reclaims historical photography in her recent exhibition “An Exploration of Resilience and Resistance”—and reveals a queer Indigenous future

You Want Our Art but Not Our People

You Want Our Art but Not Our People

Dressed in regalia to support their kin at the 2019 Whitney Biennial opening, a group of NDNs experience art-world militarization first-hand

Stories Not Told

Stories Not Told

Let’s honour Annie Pootoogook’s profound work, legacy and life. But let’s also talk about Inuit art as an industry, and who is left out of institutional reconciliation

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

On the opening night of the 2019 Hot Docs film festival, Tasha Hubbard premiered a new documentary on the death (and life) of Colten Boushie

The Vision

The Vision

The unexpected yet clichéd revelation of leaving home, with all the usual small-town angst of needing to get out, was that I found my inherent Inukness the farther away I wandered

Cultivating Collectivity

Cultivating Collectivity

Can art make a case, legally, for Indigenous sovereignty over threatened waters? A Vancouver exhibition looks at the parallels between cultural histories and public protest for a First Nations community in coastal BC

On Diversity and Representation in the Arts

On Diversity and Representation in the Arts

I’m grateful for the opportunities I’ve had as an artist. But more work needs to be done to ensure diverse creative perspectives are heard

Ancestral Threads

Ancestral Threads

Through research I find clues to our centuries-old traditions, connecting stories to markings and pulling the past into the present

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