Features and highlights:
A review of Erin Shirreff’s (BC/NY) Pictures exhibition at the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver, presented alongside a specially commissioned Artist portfolio assembled exclusively for BlackFlash. Erin Shirreff was recently awarded the AIMIA | AGO Photography Prize for 2013.
An experimental cut up style interview conversation between found footage Video Artist Aleesa Cohene (BC) and curator/writer Amy Fung (BC).
An interview with controversial Canadian photographer Jonathan Hobin (ON) where he discusses his previous series of recreated tragedies entitled “In the Playroom” along with his new unreleased work “Cry Babies.”
As well as a critical overview of the Ryerson exhibition Ghost Dance: Activism. Resistance. Art. By writer / curator Matthew Smith (ON).
Presented alongside this is our regular departments:
In Focus (previously Of Interest) featuring the work of photographers Vivian Maier (NY) and Ayana Jackson (NJ) as well as new regular column by past Platform Gallery (Winnipeg) director / curator JJ Kegan McFadden (MB) entitled Notes With a Broken Camera focusing on intermediate artists works. For his first column he decided to focus on the video artist Chance Taylor’s film That First Friend.