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Stardust and Blood

Stardust and Blood

This is a letter to my father, to honour him and how he taught me to paint our world with beautiful colour

Seeing Through

Seeing Through

“With my art practice and my paintings, I am trying to imagine a world where colonialism hasn’t touched my life in some way.”

Lo Strappo

Art Policy vs. Social Policy and the Federal Election

What is the value of art, beyond being a social benefit? Here, arts leaders discuss what we lose when we continue to value art only in relation to social gains

As Immense as the Sky

As Immense as the Sky

Meryl McMaster’s latest works—a series of not-quite-self portraits that broaden understandings of land histories and what it means to be in a body—will feature next week in a solo show in Montreal. Here, Gabrielle Moser pulls the camera back on her work to date

On Ekphrasis and Emphasis

On Ekphrasis and Emphasis

“All artwork is an optic of voyeurism”: An expanded story from our Summer issue looks at the ethics of representation for Indigi-queer artists

Variations in Black Queer Worlds

Variations in Black Queer Worlds

Theorist Christina Sharpe takes us through the otherwise worlds of Abdi Osman’s recent exhibition

Joi T. Arcand

Joi T. Arcand

College Art Gallery 2, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, May 24 to August 17, 2019

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

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