Art

Artful Vision |Callen Schaub

"This isn’t art, a 5-year-old can do that."

"What a waste of paint."

"How is this art? He’s just splashing paint on canvas!"

The Self-Portrait Project: Applying The Notion Of Empowerment To Photography

Over the past decades, the notion of empowerment has been a fundamental concept in various social initiatives and cognitive studies. While the term ‘empowerment’ only came into usage in social work and psychology in the 1980s, the origins of the notion finds its roots in pioneering works dating from the 1960s1. Today, the concept often finds itself diluted and de-politicized.

Artful Vision | Gus Larivée

Ink and coffee on Bristol paper. He’s always been an art enthusiast, except it’s only recently that he sits down for hours on end to draw and paint. 

Shades of Culture Reunion + Jason Wasserman Collabo

If you lived in Montreal in the 90's, it was pretty much impossible to not be familiar with Shades of Culture -- the dynamic hip-hop trio hailing from Notre-Dame-de-Grace (NDG), Montreal.

The Gaze | Pussylluminati

You might already know MissMe for some of her previous projects such Jazz Saints, Politically Correct and Dessert For Breakfast, or by walking down the streets of Montreal, Miami, New York, Paris and Geneva where she has been busy wheatpasting and advocating for women and marginalized voices.

The Gaze | Come As You Are

Curated by Benjamin Klein, Come As You Are is the latest exhibition at Montreal

The Gaze | Out of Repetition, Difference

Out of Repetition, Difference is a group exhibition curated by Lauren Fournier, Toronto-based contemporary writer and conceptual artist. Presented for the first time at Zalucky Contemporary, the show reflects on the historical authenticity, but also the future of recent feminist practices and is composed of works by emerging and mid-career women artists Katherine Boyer, Hazel Meyer, Petrina Ng and Sona Safaei-Sooreh.

Artful Vision | Francis Pratt

“Make art that will embarrass your family.” - Francis Pratt

Artist Profile | Paul Rentler

The iconography of superheroes is imprinted on us at an early age. Just try closing your eyes and imagining the pointy-eared silhouette of Batman, the building-to-building strands of webbing connecting Spider-Man to his New York cityscape, or Captain America's red-white-and-blue Vibranium shield. It's all there, right? Ohio artist Paul Rentler is messing up those memories, distorting decades' worth of backstory with his character-mashing collages.

Artful Vision | Carlos Delgado

"A poet is someone who uses a single image to convey a universal message." - Tarkovsky

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