Tag Archives: Rodman Hall Art Centre

Sound your barbaric yawp: Heather Hart’s Northern Oracle

She’s convinced of her own legitimacy, her right to pronounce: I and my kind are here on sufferance. (Atwood) Heather Hart began her artist talk, on the evening that Northern Oracle opened at RHAC, with a game of “telephone.” It … Continue reading

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Laika: the more one comes to know men, the more one comes to admire the dog

Teach us to care and not to care (T.S. Eliot, Ash Wednesday) As 2018 comes to an end and I struggle to finish a few articles about exhibitions ongoing and opening, I did not intend to become distracted by Victor … 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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Dennis Tourbin: layering time, place and space

Some thoughts on Dennis Tourbin’s La ville dort in the latest instalment of Up Close and In Motion, at Rodman Hall Art Centre. Continue reading

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More than surface: Just Resting Your Eyes at Rodman Hall

The first of a two part exhibition of the BFA graduates from the MIWSFPA at Brock University. I visited it repeatedly with several fellow artists / writers and those conversations became this response. Continue reading

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