Aimée Tian on @PrincessNokia’s subversive selfies.
Marika Nicolov. (2017) Oil on wood. Marika Nicolov. (2017) Acrylic on wood. In short, the thematic focus of this series is female sexuality, as shown through a juxtaposition of vulvas and fruits. The goal of this piece is to confront our society’s hesitance and discomfort toward female sexuality, though it started only as something visual: […]
La Galerie de l’UQAM présentait à l’hiver 2017, en collaboration avec la Biennale de l’image en mouvement de Genève, l’installation vidéo Silent (2016) du collectif berlinois Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz.
Our English editor, Danica Pinteric, recently sat down with Montreal-based, Concordia-graduate and interdisciplinary artist, Sophia Borowska, to discuss her upcoming solo show, Lot, at Gamma (November 23 – December 12). Lot is an exhibition dedicated to the vacant lot that was once home to the Omnipac Building – an abandoned factory for cardboard boxes turned community meeting place situated at the intersection of Avenues Parc and Van Horne. A mix of photography and sculpture, Lot presents Borowska’s meditation on ephemerality, orientation, memory, and attachment in relation to the space.
“Poli-Pop” art by Christina Marie Phelps from the Yiara archive.
Poetry by Hannah Chubb from the Yiara Archive.
From October 31 to November 5, Imago Theatre, a Montreal feminist theatre company, presents Her Side of the Story: Revision to Resist, a festival of four contemporary plays by four female playwrights and four female directors. Imago Theatre is dedicated to the act of “re-visioning” as defined by the following quote. “The act of looking […]
Corinne Spitalier and Clara Prieur present their multimedia dance-theatre creation, SALIR, at the Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique de Montréal on October 5, 2017, following its first performance in June 2017 at the Centre d’Essai de l’Université de Montréal. Both Spitalier and Prieur come from multidisciplinary and intercultural backgrounds and have pulled their skills to choreograph, direct, […]
By Lauren Wildgoose Katherena Vermette is a Metis poet and author from Winnipeg. I interviewed Katherena after being mesmerized by her first novel, The Break. The novel is a complex and beautiful layering of the voices of 9 Indigenous women (and one Metis man) as they deal with the sexual assault of a young girl in their […]
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On May 7th 2016, Animate Concordia hosted a screening with Yiara Magazine called VISIONS as part of the 43rd Concordia University Film Festival in Montreal. This collaboration was the result of several months of talks based on their similar mandates for inclusivity and increasing the representation of marginalized groups in the arts, particularly the film […]
By Amelia Wong-Mersereau On April 23rd, 2016 I sat down with Emmett Rose and June Moon of Girl’s Club Inc. to discuss their T-shirt initiative and the community around Girl’s Club. Emmett and June are Montreal-based artists who founded Girl’s Club as a T-shirt company and an inclusive space for femininity. In our conversation, the […]
Yiara Magazine and Writers Read Concordia present “A Haunting” – a performance exploring colonialism, indigeneity, and immigration through haunting at Off the Page 2016 When: Friday, November 4th, 2016 at 6:00pm Where: LB 6th Floor English Department, 1400 de Maisonneuve **Off The Page Fall 2016** ‘“A Haunting” will address the question of what it means […]