Guest Edited by Haema Sivanesan
FEATURES & HIGHLIGHTS:
Yesomi Umolu, Assistant Curator, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum (USA) interviews Lao-American photographer Pao Houa Her (USA) on recent work and exhibition titled “Focus: Pao Houa Her”, which received an honourable mention in the Huffington Post’s “21 Art Exhibitions You’ll Be Talking About This Year”.
Writer and artist, Jen Hutton (ON) considers the work of Oliver Husain (ON), a film and installation artist with an interest in notions of theatrical and cinematic spectatorship.
Artist Lori Blondeau (SK) presents 10 photographs from the archive celebrating 20 years of TRIBE, a centre for evolving Aboriginal media, visual and performing arts.
Amy Kazymerchyk, Curator of Audain Gallery at SFU Galleries (BC) reflects on issues of art and labour in Althea Thauberger’s (BC) latest ‘experimental documentary’, “Preuzmimo Bencic”.
Artist, Andrea Pinheiro (ON/BC) considers the relationship between photography, painting and print in a series of artist pages, especially commissioned for this issue.
Filmmaker and film historian, Stephen Broomer (ON) writes on Montreal based video artist Sabrina Ratté (QC).
Artist, Isabelle Pauwels (BC) discusses artist, Vishal Jugdeo’s (SK/CA, USA) approach to script as a conduit of meaning in recent video installation work.
Emerging writer and curator, Ellyn Walker (ON) writes on artist Meryl McMaster’s (ON) ongoing photo-series “In-Between Worlds”, which examines relationships between Indigenous identity, art and territory.