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Kelly Richardson Talks Sci-Fi Futures, Life on Mars and Mariner 9
Wayne Baerwaldt on Calgary’s Nuit Blanche

Wayne Baerwaldt on Calgary’s Nuit Blanche

Olympic Plaza, Calgary September 15 to 16, 2012

Geoffrey Farmer Discusses His Big Documenta Hit

Geoffrey Farmer Discusses His Big Documenta Hit

Neue Galerie, Kassel June 9 to September 16, 2012

Energy Trade: Where the Museums Are

Energy Trade: Where the Museums Are

What makes museums tick these days? In this interview from our Summer 2012 issue, archivist Adam Lauder explores this question—and related ones—with influential Toronto museums consultant Barry Lord, co-founder of Lord Cultural Resources.

Pioneer Ladies [of the Evening]: A Different Famous Five

Pioneer Ladies [of the Evening]: A Different Famous Five

Mug shots go monumental in “Pioneer Ladies [of the Evening],” a Winnipeg exhibition that draws upon—and then redraws—histories of the city’s sex trade. In this interview with Bryne McLaughlin, curator and historian Laurie K. Bertram talks about her hopes for the show.

Clint Neufeld: The Difference Engines

Clint Neufeld: The Difference Engines

Over the past five years, the ceramic engine sculptures of Saskatchewan artist Clint Neufeld have won increasing recognition. With a Mendel Art Gallery opening this week, and MASS MoCA’s “Oh, Canada” on the horizon, Neufeld talks with Leah Sandals about his military start, farm heritage and more.

Out in the Cold: An Interview with Rebecca Belmore

Out in the Cold: An Interview with Rebecca Belmore

One of Rebecca Belmore's most recent works, The Blanket, continues the artist's practice of speaking to the centuries of abuse Aboriginal peoples have endured in Canada. In this interview with Lee-Ann Martin from our Spring 2012 magazine, Belmore discusses her critically acclaimed works and their meanings.

Oh, Canada: An Interview with Denise Markonish

Oh, Canada: An Interview with Denise Markonish

Opening on May 27 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts, “Oh, Canada” will be the largest survey of Canadian contemporary art ever held on American soil. In this interview from our Spring 2012 magazine, critic Sarah Milroy talks about the show's development with MASS MoCA curator Denise Markonish.

Althea Thauberger: Faraways

Althea Thauberger: Faraways

Himalayan peaks meet Queen West sidewalks in Althea Thauberger’s latest Toronto installation, where a massive, billboard-sized image shows Kashmiri actors staging King Lear. In this interview with Bryne McLaughlin, Thauberger discusses the work’s making and meaning.

Samuel Roy-Bois: Surreal Estate

Samuel Roy-Bois: Surreal Estate

As part of his latest project, Vancouver artist Samuel Roy-Bois posted an ad promising a rent-free apartment in Canada’s most heated real-estate market. Now, he chats with Bryne McLaughlin about the results.