FOFA Gallery - The Material Turn
by Emma Renaud
Located on Sainte-Catherine Street, Concordia’s Sir George Williams Campus offers four fine arts galleries - one of them being the FOFA Gallery. The FOFA Gallery is an exhibition and research space displaying activities and projects from Concordia’s Faculty of Fine Arts.
Between Black Mirror and ExMachina, we live in a…
Earthlings at La Galerie UQAM
by Nina Chabel
La Galerie UQAM brings together artists Roger Aksadjuak, Shuvinai Ashoona, Pierre Aupilardjuk, Shary Boyle, Jessie Kenalogak, John Kurok, and Leo Napayok in a group exhibit titled “Earthlings.” These seven artists showcase individual work as well as collaborations. The exhibit features drawings, paintings, and sculptures, all focusing on…
Eschewing Perceptual Absolutes: James Turrell at MoMA PS1
by Anya Kowalchuk
James Turrell’s prolific oeuvre has long transcended the reach of the art world, due to its formidable use of light and space. Turrell’s work is realized in approximately 22 different self-described categories, though his most iconic are Skylights, Ganzfelds and Shallow Space constructions. His installation Meeting (1986),…
101 Spring Street: A Deeply Penetrative Practice of Space-Giving
by Nora McCready
On a brisk March evening a friend and I ventured downtown to SoHo to visit Donald Judd’s New York home and studio.
Donald Judd was a significant modern artist, most famous for his minimalist architectural sculptures that deal with issues of space, light and material. He is…
Contained: Past Histories and Possible Futures of Containing Disease
by Mariah Lamont-Lennox
I was back in Toronto, my hometown, this past week and I was so happy that I had the opportunity to see the exhibition Contained by artist Elaine Whittaker at The Red Head Gallery.
The Red Head Gallery is an artist-run collective whose mandate is to exhibit established as well…