art

Getting digitally intimate

What can one say about a show called Projected Intimacy? Perhaps that it sounds singularly intimidating and cerebral. You might also say that it a…


Up-and-comers at Outworks

Friday, March 11 brought Winnipeg another ten centimetres of snow, MPI a new batch of accident claims and the art scene a new exhibit of…


Tastemaker

The institutions of café and gallery go so well together that many small towns have combined the two, ensuring that no roadtripper can stop to…


Sound art: Isn’t that just music?

This past November, Winnipeg hosted Send+Receive, a festival celebrating artists who work exclusively with sound. While I enjoyed many performances during the festival, it left…



Technology for art’s sake

What happens when you give a reference librarian an iPhone and tell her to do something exciting? If you’re Liv Valmestad, a librarian in the…


Ad Infinitum

Starting Dec. 1, the Winnipeg Art Gallery will be screening the winners of the 2010 Cannes Lions festival, which took place June 20-26, 2010. The…



Hostile and heartwarming

Montreal-based artists Elisabeth Belliveau and Jessica MacCormack have created a world that is both hostile and heartwarming in their new exhibit Natural Disasters, Pets and…


The people behind the paint

I asked Dee Barsy on a bright Wednesday morning, “Is painting still relevant? In a media-saturated world where the average person is bombarded by thousands…