Brandon Lorimer

National Theatre of Somalia holds first screening in 30 years

We’ve exhibited a lot of gratitude for the slow return of some of our favourite pastimes over the past year and a half. Art galleries reopening, theatre companies able to perform once more, and even being able to sit in a theatre and watch a movie. But what if it was a longer wait than […]

Modeste Testas statue defaced in Bordeaux

Statues have always been a high-profile target for vandalism. Whether socio-political or merely irreverent, messages of all sorts are strewn across these artistic monoliths, and we have seen no shortage of statue-related incidents over the past several years with calls for colonial monuments to be removed. This past week in Bordeaux, France, the Modeste Testas […]

Ancient Tibetan handprint art discovery sparks debate

Upon the recent discovery by researchers at Cornell University of a series of hand and footprints dating at about 200,000 years old, there has been a debate sparked as to whether this is the earliest piece of artwork to be discovered. The purported handprint art was discovered by a team of archaeologists and geologists in […]

Wendy Williams Watt’s ‘Big Love Balls’ bounce into hearts of the public

A common thread throughout the majority of public art is positivity. Whether this is through the form of performance, statue, or mural, a strong desire woven into many pieces meant for pedestrian consumption is that they strike a bright chord. While there are certainly those of empowering or socio-politically critical bends, there is certainly a […]

Theatre Royal Drury Lane presenting Andrew Lloyd Webber’s collection

Legendary for his work in modern musical theatre, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber’s pieces have been a fixture in theatre for decades. From Jesus Christ Superstar to Phantom of the Opera to the recently rejuvenated awkwardness of Cats, the influential writer is still crafting musicals to this day. So it may come as little surprise that […]

Lighthouse Immersive’s ‘Touch’ promises immersive live connection

Hybrid and fusion within artistic fields truly is the oncoming future. Through the blending of boundaries, varying art forms are able to merge to create new experiences beyond the sum of their parts. Visual arts, sound design, performance, literature, and film can all benefit greatly when recognized as units. And Lighthouse Immersive’s upcoming exhibition Touch […]

Meakins-McClaran collection donated to National Gallery of Canada

The National Gallery of Canada has been on a positive trajectory over the last while. With a restructuring and rebranding of the gallery to integrate and highlight the works and culture of Indigenous artists, as well as receiving $900,000CAD in funding for future initiatives, it has been a bright year for the institution. And now […]