Story by Christina Wong. A world made of lines, grids, and wires: it almost sounds like a page out of a science fiction novel, filled with boundaries and rules and neon lights. While it might seem fantastical, it is the surreal world created by three Canadian artists at the Esker Foundation for their Fall Exhibitions.
Story by Christina Wong. Few festivals in Calgary are as provocative as the M:ST Performative Arts Festival. As a visual arts celebration, M:ST is a product of its roots: a collaboration of artists and artist-run spaces. The festival is currently in its 18th year, and this year’s programming brings a fresh take on themes of culture and diversity.
Story and photos by Elle McLean. Imagine a building sitting alone, empty, desolate. Its purpose has been served… Or so it seems. In swoop a variety of artists and performers to transform the space into something creative and magical for all to enjoy. The event is called Wreck City, and it allows artists free range to bring to life any art, performance and multimedia pieces they can possibly imagine.
Story by Christina Wong. A golden thread, sheets of metal, and scraps of cloth: these are the treasures you have been told lie waiting for you within the red-brick building called the Atlantic Avenue Art Block. As you approach, you are greeted by the sight of a woman working, tirelessly coiling a golden thread on the wall.