Category Archives: Politics

Abstract City Hall: a city seen in part and in whole

I’ve posted several articles  on the work that The Willow Arts Community (whom were recently honoured, along with Rodman Hall, at the OAAG Awards) and they’re an active group with various projects ongoing. Hopefully you attended Songs From The Willow, … Continue reading

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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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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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RP2 @ NAC

Ready Player Two, at NAC, is not one exhibition (in four chapters, you might say) but (at least) two. They’re not separate entities, but blend together, offering a progression from the Plate Glass Gallery (The Kitchen) to the Dennis Tourbin … Continue reading

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Dennis Tourbin : October Fragments

“..these fragments I have shored against my ruins” (Eliot) Its been suggested by Winnipeg artist / writer Cliff Eyland when we met in the gulag archipelago of Saskatoon, that I’m more like an American – specifically a New Yorker, Cliff … Continue reading

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