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Editorial by Saki Mida

models: Maya, Sakura, Mari, Eureka, Aki

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Shoot the Breeze: Jan Adriaans

Jan Adriaans is a Dutch photographer and video-artist whose work explores the relationship between psyche, body, and space. I happened upon his photos last spring and immediately wanted him for our cover. We ran his eerie interior shot of Lange Voorhout Palace on the front of issue 10. I was so moved by the photo I even painted…

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CK2 Gallery Preview

Previewing CK2 with co-directors Jessica Kirsh and Stephanie Creaghan By Loreta Lamargese CK2, the newest gallery to open its door in Montreal, is a joint venture by Jessica Kirsh and Stephanie Creaghan. Both are familiar with the operations of the Canadian art market; Kirsh having dipped her toes in the proverbial pool of the Toronto…

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Shoot the Breeze: Kuba Ryniewicz

I immediately recognized Kuba’s pix when I found them in my inbox last week. Even the ones I’d never seen before felt recognizable, like photographs from an old National Geographic. There is something iconic about his work, shot all over the world – from Iceland to South Africa. His latest photos were shot while learning about Buddhism…

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Nails!

PHOTOS & SET DESIGN BY REBECCA STORM NAILS BY AMY ARDYTH JOHNSON @ THE CABIN AT TWO HORSES Thanks to Chris & Claire for their hands : )    

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Pink Velvet – Dj Lil Tuts

New mix from Dj Lil Tuts to help you get cozy for Winter : )  Slowed down Angel – A.E If You Leave Me Now – Chicago Heart of Glass (Blondie) – Dip in the pool Tameo Koike Previously unreleased Bush Theme – Sven Libaek Old Souls – Jessica Haper All things Must Pass (Demo…

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Editorial by Maya Fuhr

  photo & styling by Maya Fuhr model: Aerin @ Plutino  all clothes from Three Fates shop  hair & make up by Steph George

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Lili Huston-Herterich – Nodding Off with Mush

INTERVIEW BY JESS CARROLL  Lili Huston-Herterich is a Chicago-born, Toronto-based artist whose immersive installation work looks at warm themes like the concept of the home or personal subjectivity, in the same breath as icier themes like vulnerability and the unconscious baring of space. This juxtaposition offers her viewers a distinctly immediate opportunity to hang out…

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Sunset Terrace

INTERVIEW BY SCOTT PARSONS PIX BY REBECCA STORM  In agriculture, a terrace is a flattening of dynamic geographic topography implemented to decrease erosion. The Vancouver based artist-run space Sunset Terrace is similar to this type of landscaping—it is the perpetual conversion of urban space, implemented to facilitate the existence of artist-run culture in Vancouver.  At…

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Aidan Pontarini – Hairy Larry Harakiri

Pink Moon, 2014. Oil, acrylic and gauche on panel. 20 x 24 inches.  Introduction by Joe Becker   Throughout the entire duration of what was a long hot summer here in Montreal, I had the unique position of being one of only a handful of people granted access to Aidan Pontarini’s studio to witness the evolution…

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A Conversation with Sigrid Lauren

PRINTED IN ISSUE 11 INTERVIEW BY WHITNEY MALLETT PHOTOS BY CLAIRE MILBRATH Sigrid Lauren is a dancer and choreographer, and one half (along with co-founder Monica Mirabelle) of FlucT, the Brooklyn-based radical dance duo. In a city, where the path of a dancer is often auditioning for established companies, FlucT is instead choreographing and performing its own…

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Cooking with Alex Calder

PRINTED IN ISSUE 11 PIX BY ELLERY LANE MONTREAL STYLE POUTINE  Hey guys, my name is Alex and I am going to be showing you my own personal recipe for a Poutine. I’ve been living in Montreal for a few years now and I realized quickly that this is a huge staple here. I’m a…

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Shoot the Breeze: Garrett Lockhart

Garrett Lockhart is a photographer from Nanaimo, BC, who lives and works out East now. He sent us some new work as a Thanksgiving present –  a pink sunset, a blue umbrella, nice things to look at. I’m really into his car series, which is a compilation of close-ups of car paint jobs. Have a…

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Chris Lux

PRINTED IN ISSUE 11 This past May I went to Chris Lux’s first solo show at Muddgutts gallery in New York. The paintings and drawings I saw there were inspired by the 1944 text “Treasury of American Folklore: Stories, Ballads, and Traditions of the People” written by B.A Botkin. Chris and I talked about doing an interview…

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Pearl Jams – DJ Young Kiera

Our second mix from DJ/BFF Kiera McNally! We love you! 1. Unbroken chain -The Grateful Dead 2. Body talk- Imagination 3. Take it- Donnie and Joe Emerson 4. Cruel to be kind- Nick Lowe 5.Alone again- Gilbert O’Sullivan 6.Dolls house- Hirota Mieko 7.Return- The Reels 8.The Sweetest thing (choppedn’ screwd) – U2 9.Hold on- Bernie…

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Alex Heilbron

PRINTED IN ISSUE 11 Alex Heilbron was in our first-ever printed issue. She gave us fun, bright, felt-pen drawings. I misspelt her name on the cover and always felt bad about that.. A year or so later I met her in Vancouver and we got drunk in the street. Now she’s going to school in…

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A Conversation with Young Braised

PRINTED IN ISSUE 11 INTERVIEW AND PHOTOS BY SCOTT PARSONS Jaymes Bowman, more commonly known as his pseudonym Young Braised, describes himself as a “Contemporary Urban Recording Artist.” His website is divided into three sub categories: Work, Visual Treatments and Live Exhibitions. These distinctions are hardly conventional in rap, the genre that Young Braised more…

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Shoot the Breeze: Reginald Levy

Reginald Levy is a 17-year-old film photographer working in Altanta, GA. He submitted his work to us last week and it was refreshingly raw and natural compared to the usual photoshop editorials we receive. Looking through his photos was like clicking through someone’s photo album –  point-and-shoot snapshots of friends, nights out – a glimpse into…