In the crowded basement of Saint-Dominique Cathedral, it seemed as if every possible genre of author, publisher, illustrator, artisan, and their devotees were in attendance at Expozine, Montreal’s annual small press fair. It showcased 300 distinctive French and English exhibitors, ranging from established publishers like Drawn and Quarterly to obscure[Read More…]
Art in the digital world
On Nov. 5, as part of McGill Innovation Week 2014, art and technology enthusiasts alike gathered in Tanna Schulich Hall for a panel discussion on art and innovation. The event was organized by Standpoints, a student-run cultural think-tank. The night’s speakers included Stéphane Aquin, curator of contemporary art at the[Read More…]
Where the streets have no claim: A peek at Montreal’s secret urban art gallery
In January 2014, New York artist Hansky organized Surplus Candy, a secret art show set up illegally in an abandoned building set for demolition.
Sounds of a province come to light
Quebecois music, and its underwhelming presence outside of ‘La Belle Province,’ has largely remained untouched.