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A Spotlight on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Artists – Meera Raman

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) artists are often left out of the conversation, especially when it comes to representation in the media. “There has been a very long-standing history of invisibility and narrow representation of Asian Americans in media,” says  Chriistine Minji Chang, the global executive director of Kollaboration, in an interview with NPR.  Kollaboration is an organization that works to create spaces for Asian American musicians. In the spirit of creating space, this article highlights four upcoming and established AAPI artists, as well as their incredible work.

“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.

Archi-Féministes! Publication Review – Eva Morrison

Eva Morrison reviews OPTICA’S “Archi-Féministes!: Contemporary Art, Feminist Theories,” which emphasizes the plurality of feminisms and the meeting point of activism, research, and art history in Canada and elsewhere.

Angeline Meitzler’s SHE IS – Eva Morrison

Eva Morrison explores Angeline Meitzler’s “SHE IS,” a digital reconfiguration of the first 100 tweets that used the hashtag #AzizAnsari shortly after he was accused of sexual assault.