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  1. An Interview with Boundaries & Frontiers Artist Avery Shoemaker

    26 Mar 2017

    By: Ann Cernek “Dependence” Ann Cernek (AC): Could you start by telling me a little bit about yourself? Avery Shoemaker (AS): Yeah, I’m from Minneapolis, I’m 20 years old and studying environment at McGill.  AC: What about your artwork? AS: I started painting when I was…


  2. The Museum of Fine Arts Addresses the Refugee Crisis

    15 Mar 2017

    By: Ann Cernek In conjunction with the opening of the Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace, the Museum of Fine Arts is featuring two exhibits: Conflict by Adel Abdessemed and No Pasara by Leila Alaoui. Located in adjacent rooms, one installation features photographs while the other is made up…


  3. I created my own public art crawl..and so can you!!

    06 Feb 2017

    By: Ann Cernek  Last fall, Catherine LaRivière wrote an article about the role that public art plays in breaking social barriers and shaping the city’s identity. The streets of Montréal are filled with public art, and even the shortest of walks reveal the creativity of the city, whether through a…


  4. Exhibition Spaces: A Review of the International Museum of Surgical Science

    25 Jan 2017

    By Ann Cernek The International Museum of Surgical Science, photo courtesy of DNAinfo.com The International Museum of Surgical Science (IMSS) in Chicago is housed in an early-twentieth century mansion on the Lake Michigan shore. As I hadn’t done much research on the museum before my visit and have a non-scientific…


  5. Exhibition Spaces: Brooke Rutner and her Glass Door Gallery

    18 Nov 2016

    by Ann Cernek Located on the second floor of a building on the busy Boulevard St. Laurent, Glass Door Gallery is dedicated to engaging Montréalers in the support of emerging artists. This Friday, The Fridge Door Gallery will host a vernissage for their show Process(ed) at Glass Door, hoping to…


  6. Theatre Production: A Look Behind the Scenes

    07 Nov 2016

    by Ann Cernek Montréal has a vibrant theatre scene. Whether through the Fringe Fest or McGill’s Tuesday Night Cafe Theatre, involved friends have always encouraged me to attend productions. There are constantly new opportunities to break into the Montréal theatre community, and like many other students, Claire Bourdin did so…


  7. Bad Lunch: Gallery, Venue, Home

    24 Oct 2016

    by Ann Cernek Last week I sat down with Laura di Maio in Pourquoi Pas Espresso Bar where we spoke about her photography and the support that many Montréal cafés show for local artists. Our next venture takes us to a modest brick house just off the Lachine Canal. Here…


  8. Exhibition Spaces: Laura di Maio’s “Form & Perform” at Pourquoi Pas Espresso Bar

    11 Oct 2016

    by Ann Cernek Laura di Maio and Ann Cernek The first public exhibition of visual art was at the Palais du Louvre in 1793. The new institution – which was to showcase mostly French artists – was designed to raise the spirits of post-Revolutionary France. But the lavishly-decorated royal palace…


  9. Meet the Editorial Board

    10 Oct 2016

    compiled by Catherine LaRivière Graphic made using Canva. Greetings FDG enthusiasts! A new school year means new beginnings, and the FDG’s blog is getting a kickstart of its own with its newly minted editorial team.Before we dive head first into our content, we thought you might like to get to know…


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