art

Drawn Underground

Recently I stumbled upon something called folksonomy (from “folk taxonomy”) — a kind social tagging for art. It’s a program that gives any member of…


Art in the city’s North End

A new arts centre in Winnipeg’s North End hopes to improve the lives of that community’s members. The Selkirk Avenue North End Arts Centre (NEAC)…


World War 1.5

To make art is at once challenging and satisfying, like completing a puzzle. One of life’s great pleasures is to stand back and look at…



No risk, no reward

Hey, move over Mozart. A pair of University of Manitoba music students is looking to transform the Winnipeg art scene by launching a multi-disciplinary art…


Grrrls, Grrrls, Grrrls

“Riotgrrrl is [ . . . ] because we are angry at a society that tells us Girls = dumb, Girl = bad, Girl =…


The Realest

Walking through Kristjana Wood’s exhibition is much like going through a nature interpretation center or an aquarium. These exquisitely rendered paintings each focus on a…


Alphabet Group

Picture books are called picture books for a reason; their pages are filled with often-fantastical graphics aimed to appeal to a young people’s imaginations, while…


Just the fax

We are constantly reminded how technology is rapidly developing and changing our world. Apple just announced its new product — the iPad — a handy…


Ten artworks about food

The need to eat food on a regular basis is one of the few things that all human beings share. That said, the fundamental role…