Author Archives: Bart Gazzola

About Bart Gazzola

Bart Gazzola has published with Canadian Art, Galleries West, FUSE, Hamilton Arts & Letters, BlackFlash, ArtSeen, ti<, Long Exposure and Magenta. Past curatorial projects include REGION (Contemporary Saskatchewan Painting) and Personal Geographies (an overview of The Photographers Gallery collection). Gazzola was Editorial Chair of BlackFlash Magazine (3 years), and was the visual arts critic for Planet S Magazine. He held the latter role for more than a decade, publishing reviews about Saskatoon visual arts and the larger community twice monthly. He's a frequent contributor to The SoundSTC and is the facilitator of the 5 x 2 Image Makers Conversations, through Rodman Hall Art Centre.

Why I am difficult, so often: a response to hatred and hate mail

This article is appearing at my blog, not at The Sound, for a reason that will become clear when you’ve read the piece. This is on me, no one else. Your intepid #artcriticfromhell owns who he is and what he … Continue reading

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Conor Mac Neill’s Tall Tales (and Tails)

Conor Mac Neill’s exhibition Canadian Myths and Legends appeals both to adults and children, playing upon stories that we heard as children and that still resonate with us, and this place, now. Continue reading

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I’ll be your mirror: Alejandro Cartagena’s Presidential Selfies

Alejandro Cartagena’s exhibition A Presidential Guide to Selfies explores issues of propaganda and politics in an exhibition in the VISA gallery that is relevant both regionally and internationally. Continue reading

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NOW HERE at AIH Studios in Welland

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Tammy Jane Lepp: transformation & metamorphosis

At the last In The Soil (2018), Silver Spire United Church was the main site for Rhizomes, a variety of installations / performances / interventions by a diversity of artists. This not only was a very mindful and effective adaptation … Continue reading

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