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: […]
“Poli-Pop” art by Christina Marie Phelps from the Yiara archive.
Poetry by Hannah Chubb from the Yiara Archive.
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.
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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