2014

Inaugurations (Two Instances of Illumination)

Inaugurations (Two Instances of Illumination)

Yam Lau (Toronto) May 2 – June  6, 2014. A Well Fitted Suit I first met Yam Lau in the second year of our respective undergraduate studies in Fine Art, some 28 years ago at the University of Alberta. Reflecting on those early years seems like contemplating another life, and as with so many of […]

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Town & Country

Town & Country

Anitra Hamilton (Toronto) March 14 – April 18, 2014. Town & Country: The Art of Consumption Boris Groys’ writings on “The Art of Stalinism” have become an invaluable touchstone for much of my recent critical thought. Before I go yet again to his ideas to facilitate my own, let me explain that his insights into […]

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Memorsion

Memorsion

Manuel Chantre (Montreal) January 17 – February 21, 2014. “Memorsion is a feature exhibition of the first annual Saskatchewan Prairie Light Photography Festival.“ “Buildings are received in a twofold manner: by use and by perception.”1 When Marshall McLuhan wrote his famous aphorism, “the medium is the message,” he could have been predicting a show like […]

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