Sunsets Make Me Uncomfortable
By: Kennedy Rooke
Graphic by Erika Kindsfather
When I was a kid I had six of my adult teeth removed. Three sessions, two teeth each time. Each time I nervously entered the dentist’s office waiting for the inevitable prick of the needle four times in my mouth, and then a…
Pussyhats: Identity Politics and Political Art
by Sylvie Schwartz
Angela Peoples holding sign at Women’s March on Washington. Photo by Kevin Banatte, obtained via The Root.
via Getty Images/ Glamour
When people gathered at Women’s Marches around the world on Saturday, January 21, many of them were wearing pink pussyhats. According to the project’s website, these handmade, rectangular…
So, you wanna be an art nerd?
by Catherine LaRivière
Well, perhaps you’re currently finding yourself in the situation that you want to look like you know things about art when you go to museums, and in this case our girl Kennedy has got your back.
But maybe you’re grappling with a deep-set existential crisis that has…
Centerfold: A conversation space for local young artists.
by Aimée Tian
Centerfold is a Montréal based art initiative founded in 2015 by a group of university students: Nadim El-Asmar, Adam Rutledge, Sandro Papais, and Brittne Potter. Describing themselves as a grassroots, community-driven organization, Centerfold aims to deconstruct traditional conceptions upheld by art institutions and provide opportunities for local artists…
“It’s fun to be bad”: Hatecopy and Babbu the Painter’s “Bad Beti” Exhibition
by Deanna Duxbury
This December, artists Hatecopy and Babbu the Painter collaborated in a multi-cultural, creative exhibition in the heart of Toronto. Breaking the norms of what it means to be a Desi woman, they explored bold and rebellious painting and poster work in an effort to express the pressures…