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Maria Vermeer’s Secret Career – Sophia Perring

In recent years, six of thirty-four of Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer’s paintings have been revealed to actually be the work of his daughter, Maria Vermeer. In this essay, Sophia Perring examines why she has remained unknown to us for so long.

Beyond the Skin – ANLING DUNN

“Beyond the Skin” is a portrait photography series by artist Anling Dunn. It explores and highlights the physical features that are perceived as “shameful” by society.

HOME: hold – Aaliyah Crawford

“HOME” is a seven part series addressing the personal impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the artist’s mental health. Here’s the final part.

“L’Archiviste” de Celia Perrin Sidarous – Marie-Hélène Durocher

L’exposition L’Archiviste se présente, à première vue, comme un véritable collage à même les murs du musée McCord, où se côtoient objets et images tirés de la collection du musée et de la collection personnelle de l’artiste. Mais il en est bien plus, Celia Perrin Sidarous y met efficacement en relation l’Histoire et les histoires, l’historique et l’anodin.

Nanny, Mamie, Maman… – Alexia McKindsey

“In Nanny, Mamie, Maman…,” McKindsey repurposed her grandfather’s Rolodex as an archive to contain paper swatches of the textures, patterns and imagery found on her old baby fabrics.

Three – Clare Gemima

Clare Gemima is a former New Zealand based practitioner who now works and resides in New York City. 

On Tattoos and Belonging: An Interview with Anni Rose

In an interview with Yiara Online, Concordia artist and Art Education student Anni Rose discusses their recent project, On Tattoos and Belonging. Coupling elegant self-portraiture and biting poetry, Rose reflects on the healing and empowering potential of self-representation.