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Remembering Charles Csuri, digital pioneer

At nearly a century of life, the foremost pioneer of digital art and computer animation, Charles Csuri, has passed away. While it may seem surprising that an early adopter of […]

Simon Beck is the world’s preeminent “snow artist”

As we drag on through the latter end of winter, it’s hard not to feel the drain of the cold weather and the short hours of sunlight—especially with the ceaseless […]

Nina Lee Aquino appointed as NAC’s English artistic director

Canada’s National Arts Centre has remained the head of the country’s performing arts for over half a century. Situated in the capital of Ottawa, it serves as not only a […]

Kalum Teke Dan’s ‘Sunset Song’ bricked up by construction

It was an incredibly poor decision and even worse timing. Canada had just celebrated its first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a newly instated national holiday focussing on the […]

Victor Pilon’s ‘Sisyphus’ channels blood, sweat, tears, and absurdity

What is the meaning of struggle? Is there inherent value in a seemingly never-ending task? Is Sisyphus happy? These are some simple enough questions that have orbited around the myth […]

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 […]

Program Sound FM- a radio station show for storytellers

Radio is becoming a more and more archaic means of consumption every passing year. With the vast majority of music listeners not even having private collections, opting instead for streaming […]