Tag Archives: aka artist run

Why I can no longer support the Saskatchewan Arts Board

An article responding to the anniverary of the Saskatchewan Arts Board, and why I no longer support it, citing instances of incompetence and ignorance by staff that led to my departure from #YXEArts. Continue reading

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We can do better, or why you shouldn’t support Canadian Art Magazine’s pleas for your cash

Canadian Art Magazine is garbage, and shouldn’t get any money, from anyone, until they clean house and purge the ideologues and the ignorant. Continue reading

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Excelsior! 1975 – 2015 / Dave Gordon @ NAC

Dave Gordon’s exhibition Excelsior! at Niagara Artists Centre was very funny but also had an edge to it, especially in terms of citing both artistic, and poltical, history in the region. I offer some thoughts on the show. One of the first exhibitions I reviewed here in Niagara. Continue reading

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Don’t shoot the messenger: aka and the exploitation of emerging artists

When an artist run centre exploits emerging artists, lies about it, and tries to smear you publicly, it is necessary to set the record straight and name names. This is how Tarin Dehod, Marcus Miller and many others are a hypocritical cyst upon the #YXEArts community. Continue reading

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Public Art / # MAIMBY/ Found Compressions

Some thoughts, some history and some praise and criticisms around the controversy with Found Compressions, a public art piece created by Keeley Haftner in Saskatoon. I also appropriately dismiss with rancour the horrid “forum” organized by some ignorant #YXEArts parasites. Continue reading

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