1. What is the Mile End Aesthetic?

    Date 21 Feb 2017
    By: Diana Sims Work by Salina Ladha. Image via https://salinaladha.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/casa.jpg In the four years I’ve lived in Montreal, I’ve seen more line drawings of plants than sesame seed bagels, Canada Goose jackets, and construction cones combined. A possible explanation for this unlikely statistic is my regular presence in Mile End boutiques,…

  2. Tour of My Bookshelf

    Date 20 Feb 2017
    By: Kennedy Rooke Perhaps you have gathered from my previous articles that I am not an art student. No, I study English and German. I read a lot of books – or I read half of them and Sparknotes the rest. Nobody’s perfect. Books and (visual) art are of course…

  3. MoMA vs. the Muslim Ban: The Paint Brush is Mightier than the (President’s) Pen

    Date 17 Feb 2017
    by Deanna Duxbury I won’t fill you in on the details of the #muslimban…other than the fact that Trump works to bar seven predominantly Muslim countries from the United States effectively separating relatives, severing lives and spreading terror for ones safety, citizenship and respect in a convoluted effort to protect…

  4. Night at the Musée: Spotlighting the MBAM’s Clairs-obscurs // Chiaroscuro

    Date 17 Feb 2017
    by Aimée Tian This past Friday, the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts hosted the second installment of their CLAIRS-OBSCURS/CHIAROSCURO series. Walkway with boulder-art installation Describing the soirée as a “unique multisensory journey”, the MMFA targets young adults aged 18-30 as its primary audience, fusing the carefully curated and highly participatory…

  5. Looking Together, Looking Apart: Revisiting Ragnar Kjartansson’s The Visitors

    Date 16 Feb 2017
    by Sylvie Schwartz Copyright The Vinyl Factory Some works of art stick with us for a long time, whether it’s because they strike us in just such a way, because they give us an immersive experience that feels all-consuming, because they hold a personal or sentimental value for us, or…

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