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How Award-Winning Alberta Artist Rita McKeough Critiques—and Connects to—Oil and Extraction

How Award-Winning Alberta Artist Rita McKeough Critiques—and Connects to—Oil and Extraction

In an interview about “darkness is as deep as the darkness is,” her latest project at at the Banff Centre, McKeough talks hope, activism and social change

Isolation Portraits

Isolation Portraits

Shot on porches, in doorways and through windows, Alyssa Bistonath's portraits join images of face masks and empty public spaces as the dominant visual language of the coronavirus pandemic

Carlos Bunga’s Cardboard Topographies

Carlos Bunga’s Cardboard Topographies

As we redefine ideas of home and public space, "A Sudden Beginning" raises new questions about habitation at a distance

Viewing Conditions

Viewing Conditions

In mining the stuff of the world, two artists untangle beauty from consumption and attraction from complicity

Life in Video

Life in Video

Barbara London, the prolific curator, writer and educator who founded MoMA’s video art collection in the 1970s, discusses her new survey book Video/Art: The First Fifty Years and her connections to Canada’s art scene

Net Art Anthology

Net Art Anthology

Rhizome’s Net Art Anthology documents 100 influential works of Net art, offering a critical canon of a recent historical moment. An accompanying touring exhibition, curated by Michael Connor and Aria Dean, features key works from the anthology

Water into Fire

Water into Fire

Multidisciplinary artist Zachery Longboy made vital contributions to the canon of queer Indigenous video art. Here, he talks to filmmaker Justin Ducharme about failure, love and freedom

Future Perfect

Future Perfect

“We don’t, now, have the 22nd century, an era of great promise, looming ahead of us. You never hear it mentioned; you scarcely ever see it in print.”

Althea Thauberger

Althea Thauberger

In her Art Gallery of Nova Scotia exhibition, the Vancouver artist calls into question constructed identities and the nation state.

Dialogue: Douglas Cardinal and Tiffany Shaw-Collinge

Dialogue: Douglas Cardinal and Tiffany Shaw-Collinge

Cardinal, who represented Canada at the 2018 Venice Biennale in Architecture, discusses the role of women in shaping anticolonial space with Shaw-Collinge, the intern architect at the vanguard of women-led Indigenous architecture in Canada