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Just Mom

Just Mom

My mother has never forgotten the day the nun in day school told her that she was of a dying race—these were the kinds of things that fuelled her activism

Honesty Is Dangerous Policy

Honesty Is Dangerous Policy

In 2018, multidisciplinary artist Kama La Mackerel performed a searing work that dissected personal trauma and sexual violence through a combination of poetry and testimony. Here, Eunice Bélidor brings to light the stories behind her work, and the public vulnerability of speaking truth to art

The Current Comes from There

The Current Comes from There

Ociciwan doesn’t fit the formula for contemporary art spaces in Canada. And that’s because, before anything else, Ociciwan is a values-driven organization

The Showstoppers

The Showstoppers

A new generation of drag stars is changing how we think about performance art

What’s Missing from the World’s First Gauguin Portraits Exhibition?

What’s Missing from the World’s First Gauguin Portraits Exhibition?

National Gallery of Canada director admits more could be done to engage Indigenous artists and thinkers around this landmark show

The Luxury of Making Art

The Luxury of Making Art

As Vancouver’s DIY studios struggle to make rent, artists re-evaluate their practices

In Your Face

In Your Face

A national survey of 10 artists who find new ways to define feminism

Portals

Portals

Zadie Xa’s journey through ritual, folklore and matrilineal legacies

Outer Worlds

Outer Worlds

A new touring project of commissioned IMAX shorts pushes the boundaries of a medium usually reserved for commercial action cinema

Send and Receive

Send and Receive

The converging shores of making and seeing, and the magic of moving hands

From the Archive

My Work for Maud Lewis

My Work for Maud Lewis

The self-taught artist is the subject of a Hollywood biopic, but my memories of priming her Masonite boards and mailing her tubes of paint are more modest.

A Night in Nunatsiavut

A Night in Nunatsiavut

On October 8, 2016, generations of Inuit came together to shine a light on a region that has been artistically ignored.

On Becoming My Mother

On Becoming My Mother

Vivek Shraya reflects on her photo essay Trisha one year after its release, and on how collaboration can be crucial to “individual” artmaking.