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Slowburn by Laura Madera

Laura Madera: Afterglow

Light and more light. A light touch. Laura Madera makes watercolour look juicy and roomy. She captures the dazzle, summer light through the leaves, an imprint or trace on paper or fabric, translucent icebergs, looking up at the sky when

Slowburn by Laura Madera

Laura Madera: Afterglow

Light and more light. A light touch. Laura Madera makes watercolour look juicy and roomy. She captures the dazzle, summer light through the leaves, an imprint or trace on paper or fabric, translucent icebergs, looking up at the sky when

The Lonely Parade poster with art by Luna Slater

The Sheer Luxury of The Lonely Parade

Officially, you might call them a garage band, because I first saw them several years ago playing in front of a garage at the Gilmour Street Yard Sale. And I like that they haven’t thrown out the garage aesthetic even

The Lonely Parade poster with art by Luna Slater

The Sheer Luxury of The Lonely Parade

Officially, you might call them a garage band, because I first saw them several years ago playing in front of a garage at the Gilmour Street Yard Sale. And I like that they haven’t thrown out the garage aesthetic even

The Bender Frame Project - Photo by John Marriss

John Marris

You’d think it would be easy to take a photo in these days of point and shoot, Instagram filters, auto-focus and Photoshop. But no exotic landscape, professional lighting or high-end camera can make magic the way a photographer like John

The Bender Frame Project - Photo by John Marriss

John Marris

You’d think it would be easy to take a photo in these days of point and shoot, Instagram filters, auto-focus and Photoshop. But no exotic landscape, professional lighting or high-end camera can make magic the way a photographer like John

Praying Man by Lyall Brownlee

Lyall Brownlee: The Significance of Insignificant Matter

There is something alien and queasy about Lyall Brownlee’s paintings and sculptures and it’s not that easy to find a way in to them. His recent show at Gallery in the Attic, entitled The Significance of Insignificant Matter, finally gives

Praying Man by Lyall Brownlee

Lyall Brownlee: The Significance of Insignificant Matter

There is something alien and queasy about Lyall Brownlee’s paintings and sculptures and it’s not that easy to find a way in to them. His recent show at Gallery in the Attic, entitled The Significance of Insignificant Matter, finally gives

Spring fever cultural roundup

Spring is on the way and even though we may still be sporting long johns under our jeans, we know that micro-organisms are percolating beneath 4 feet of snow, birds are making a little more racket than usual, squirrel tails are

Spring fever cultural roundup

Spring is on the way and even though we may still be sporting long johns under our jeans, we know that micro-organisms are percolating beneath 4 feet of snow, birds are making a little more racket than usual, squirrel tails are

Media Arts Peterborough

Lester Alfonso / M.A.P.

Watching Lester Alfonso volley ideas flying around the room during the Media Arts Peterborough potluck at Artspace is like watching championship table tennis. High and low ideas for M.A.P.’s open source film project are coming from the crowd, with themes

Media Arts Peterborough

Lester Alfonso / M.A.P.

Watching Lester Alfonso volley ideas flying around the room during the Media Arts Peterborough potluck at Artspace is like watching championship table tennis. High and low ideas for M.A.P.’s open source film project are coming from the crowd, with themes

Islands of Decolonial Love

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Listening to Leanne Betasamosake Simpson recite her poetry begets poetry. I quickly fall in step with her cadence. She carefully parts the clouds with language. I was lying on the grass looking up at clouds in a perfect summer sky

Islands of Decolonial Love

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Listening to Leanne Betasamosake Simpson recite her poetry begets poetry. I quickly fall in step with her cadence. She carefully parts the clouds with language. I was lying on the grass looking up at clouds in a perfect summer sky