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In the Studio with Gloria Swain

In the Studio with Gloria Swain

“I try to create creative healing spaces. It’s like me saying to young black women: it’s ok not to be ok.”

In the Studio with Valérie Blass

In the Studio with Valérie Blass

“I try as much as possible to push through the constraints I’ve set up for myself, to push as far as possible into something that is very experimental. ”

In the Studio with Curtis Talwst Santiago

In the Studio with Curtis Talwst Santiago

The Edmonton-born artist talks about the relationship between music and art, the themes that inform his practice and his new project for the Toronto Biennial of Art

In the Studio with KC Adams

In the Studio with KC Adams

“I've always jumped from medium to medium,” says this influential Indigenous artist. She adds: “There was a lot of things that we had to do for survival. I’m just merely following the footsteps of the ancestors”

In the Studio with Faraz Anoushahpour, Parastoo Anoushahpour and Ryan Ferko

In the Studio with Faraz Anoushahpour, Parastoo Anoushahpour and Ryan Ferko

In this video they discuss working together and the challenges of collective authorship

A Conversation with Brenda Draney

A Conversation with Brenda Draney

Viewing a Brenda Draney painting is like witnessing a dream. Here, the artist speaks about the role of small-town memory and mystery in her work

In the Studio with Syrus Marcus Ware

In the Studio with Syrus Marcus Ware

The Toronto-based activist-artist describes his recent drawing project

In the Studio with Hazel Meyer

In the Studio with Hazel Meyer

In her installation, performance and text-based works Meyer queers our assumptions about gender and bodies—especially those usually tied to sports

In the Studio with Rita McKeough

In the Studio with Rita McKeough

In Banff, the Governor General’s Award winner discusses her installations on violence against women, human-animal relations and environmental degradation

In the Studio with Lido Pimienta

In the Studio with Lido Pimienta

Since her Polaris Prize win last year, Lido Pimienta’s music profile has soared. Less known, however, is her making of art textiles, paintings and prints

From the Archive

In the Studio with Michèle Pearson Clarke

In the Studio with Michèle Pearson Clarke

This Toronto-based artist’s photo and video works ask what it means to make Black people visually knowable

In the Studio with Deanna Bowen

In the Studio with Deanna Bowen

Toronto artist and Guggenheim fellow Deanna Bowen takes us into her studio—sharing family photographs, archival research and a pair of meticulously recreated KKK robes

In the Studio with Lido Pimienta

In the Studio with Lido Pimienta

Since her Polaris Prize win last year, Lido Pimienta’s music profile has soared. Less known, however, is her making of art textiles, paintings and prints