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(INTERVIEW) From the Ground Up: In Conversation with Montreal Artist Sophia Borowska

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.

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(INTERVIEW) Yiara Meets Micheline Chevrier, Artistic Director of Imago’s Her Side of the Story: Revision to Resist

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 […]

(REVIEW) SALIR: Expelling Trauma Through Play and Movement

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, […]

“I belong and you belong”: A Conversation with Girl’s Club

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 […]

Off the Page 2016 | “A Haunting”

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 […]