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Spring 2017

Available on newsstands from March 15 to June 14, 2017

Features

Monsters of the Urban Unconscious
Duane Linklater tells a material history of Toronto through its gargoyles
by Julia Lum
Shedding Light
New Brunswick’s Acre Architects exposes the gender imbalance in architecture
by Kate Wallace
Generously supported by the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation
Songs from Rockwood Asylum
Case files from Canada’s first asylum for the criminally insane reveal the archive as an apparatus of colonial power
by Simone E. Schmidt
The Working Life of a Cultural Amnesiac
An Indigenous artist in the Yukon on how his social work affects his art practice
by Joseph Tisiga
Art in Condoland
Public art is everywhere, but what makes it successful? It seems no one can quite agree
by Chris Hampton
Artist Project
A Way Out of the Mirror by Geoffrey Farmer, plus a subscriber-exclusive flexi disc made with Life of a Craphead
Spotlight
A national survey of artists who disrupt the status quo
by Sam Cotter
Generously supported by RBC
All That We Touch, We Change
On the uncannily prophetic science fiction of Octavia E. Butler, and its potential tools of resistance and survival
by Syrus Marcus Ware
Under Your Nose
What does art smell like? Experimenting with the fugitive and often overlooked power of scent
by Jo Barratt
Moving in Place
Despite a lack of space and funding, contemporary dance finds unconventional ways to persist
by Fabien Maltais-Bayda
Exit Through the Pop-Up
Under the influence of social media and shifting cultural economies, fashion increasingly seems a model for art
by Randi Bergman

Preview

Upcoming openings, events, performances and more

Site-Specific: Vancouver

Keynote

Support Structures
by Emma Healey

Fiction

The Collective
by Lisa Robertson

Legacy

The History of the Canada Pavilion in Venice
by David Michon

Reviews

Recent exhibitions, books, films and more

Backstory

Spring 2017 Newsletter
by Lisa Smolkin

Spring 2017: Structures