An exhibition of contemporary painting in Saskatchewan that I was invited to curate in 2010 at aka gallery in Saskatoon. I share this as a throwback, but also as a playful addition to some current curatorial initiatives recently completed and ongoing in Niagara.
Robert Katz’ book ‘Naked by the Window: The Fatal Marriage of Carl Andre and Ana Mendieta’ is evocative and horrifying, and thirty years after its publication, the death of Ana Mendieta is still a very contested narrative. I offer a response here.
As my writer’s residency in Welland continues due to COVID, I respond to several comments regarding workers and their well being, grounded within lessons learned (or forgotten) about labour, focused upon the Rose City’s history.
Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen (2019) elaborates and expands the world Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons created in their original series, offering a dark and fascinating vision of an alternate America. I offer some thoughts on LIndelof’s new chapter, as a fan of the original.