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Studio Visit: Connor Crawford

PHOTOS BY AARON WYNIA There’s something kind of boyish and sweet about a tombstone sculpture or fake pile of dynamite. Connor Crawford is the multi-talented new media artist embodiment of the teen boy in his parent’s basement building his own dungeon fort. I like his prop-like sculptures because they’re playful and theatrical and they have…

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Preview: Curb the Hub

Maya Fuhr’s first Canadian solo show, “Curb the Hub” is up now at Gallery On Wade in Toronto. Curated by Sophie Blumenthal, this exhibition is all about control, structure in relationships, monogamy, and the obsession with controlling all aspects of ourselves and our lives on social media. Millennials carefully construct a self-image by zooming in and…

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Feelings Film Festival 5

ATTENTION MONTREAL: With so many events happening in the city right now we feel the need to remind you not to miss the latest instalment of Feelings Film Festival tonight at Cinema du Parc, as part of Pop Montreal. Now on its fifth iteration, curators Adam Levett and Chloe Wise explain that they started the festival to…

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An Interview with She-Devils

PHOTOS & INTERVIEW BY REBECCA STORM PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 15 In the humid summer of 2014, an unexpected breath of fresh air arose on the Montreal music scene: She-Devils. Composed of Audrey Ann and Kyle Jukka, She-Devils re-interprets, and subsequently revives, seemingly forgotten or obscured retro pop sounds. The project samples, distorts, and loops, venturing…

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Zine Round Up: The Los Angeles Drawings

It’s that time again! The New York Art Book Fair is an overwhelmingly exhilarating two-day exhibition of independent zines and art-books to excite and delight print-media lovers from far and wide. Here we select some of our favourite artists who will be displaying their work this weekend. Get ready for NYABF madness! Today we are featuring scans…

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Zine Round Up: Violet M

It’s that time again! The New York Art Book Fair is an overwhelmingly exhilarating two-day exhibition of independent zines and art-books to excite and delight print-media lovers from far and wide. Here we select some of our favourite artists who will be displaying their work this weekend. Get ready for NYABF madness! Now with all…

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Zine Round Up: Zine Tornado

The 2007 Brooklyn tornado was the strongest tornado to strike New York City. 40 buildings and 100 cars were damaged, and the streets were severely flooded. This weekend that record has been broken. Artists Maia Ruth Lee & Peter Sutherland have stormed the New York Art Book Fair with what experts are calling a Zine Tornado….

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Zine Round Up: Trapper Keeper 4

It’s that time again! The New York Art Book Fair is an overwhelmingly exhilarating two-day exhibition of independent zines and art-books to excite and delight print-media lovers from far and wide. Here we select some of our favourite artists who will be displaying their work this weekend. Get ready for NYABF madness!   Among those…

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Zine Round Up: Parallelogram Box

It’s that time again! The New York Art Book Fair is an overwhelmingly exhilarating two-day exhibition of independent zines and art-books to excite and delight print-media lovers from far and wide. Here we select some of our favourite artists who will be displaying their work this weekend. Get ready for NYABF madness! Aidan Koch is…

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Zine Round Up: Cake Toppers 2

It’s that time again! The New York Art Book Fair is an overwhelmingly exhilarating two-day exhibition of independent zines and art-books to excite and delight print-media lovers from far and wide. Here we select some of our favourite artists who will be displaying their work this weekend. Get ready for NYABF madness! Continuing with our…

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Zine Round Up: SF Home Video

It’s that time again! The New York Art Book Fair is an overwhelmingly exhilarating two-day exhibition of independent zines and art-books to excite and delight print-media lovers from far and wide. Here we select some of our favourite artists who will be displaying their work this weekend. Get ready for NYABF madness! Artist Claire Christerson…

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Lou Dallas’ Plutonian Tears

SNAPS BY TAYLORE SCARABELLI REVIEW BY JORDAN MINKOFF Washing ashore and sporting the stink of sapphire we find the Lou Dallas collection in full-blinding display. Listen close as it slithers onto the runway, bright-eyed and tight-lipped only to turn and freak you with the stern face of eternity. A slap to the ass of NYFW it…

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Preview: Kyung Me’s Bad Korean

You may remember the work of NY-based artist Kyung Me from when we featured her drawing in Issue 13, or when we later interviewed her about her intensely intricate artworks for our website. At the time we featured her astoundingly meticulous and ancient-seeming pen-and-ink drawings, but she works in a few very different styles, and one…

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Jodi Heartz X Gerald Lajoie

PHOTOS BY JODI HEARTZ STYLING BY GERALD LAJOIE BEAUTY WORK: ASHLEY DIABO  MODEL: MICHELE ADRIENNE   Clothing Credits: 1. Stylist’s own clothes, model’s own shoes 2. Polo Givenchy, pants Comme des Garçons 3. Echaus Latta t-shirt, L’Interville shoes, the rest is stylist’s own 4. Donna Karen top, Gerald et Fatine skirt, accessories stylist’s own 5….

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Telfar SS17 White Castle Party

PHOTOS BY TAYLORE SCARABELLI TEXT BY WHITNEY MALLETT The show had that breakthrough energy, swollen with possibility. Humidity hung heavy in the air, and after, it seemed like we would never find a cab. We had to walk to Christopher Street and Promise’s shoe broke on the way. Finally we got uptown to the White…

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Freedom Tower: Photos by Richmond Lam

PHOTOS BY RICHMOND LAM WORDS BY JOE MCMURRAY When my mom woke me up on September 11th, 2001, and told me that the World Trade Center had been attacked, I thought she was talking about the floor of the New York Stock Exchange; that place you used to see on TV all the time, filled…

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Zine Preview: Double D’s Metro Milan

Our favourite Toronto artist-duo Double D’s is back with their new end of summer zine METRO MILAN, a new cruise noir across digital highways and media horizons of real-time poetry and vintage porn risographs. Inspired by Marshall McLuhan’s theories on media and technology, METRO MILAN invites you into the global village—a hyperreal drive in this…

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A Conversation with Radiant Baby

PHOTOS BY ARIANA MOLLY INTERVIEW BY ROXANNE LEMIEUX Radiant Baby is the musical moniker of Montreal’s Felix Gauthier Mongeon – a breath of fresh air in the solo electro-pop game. Interview by Roxanne Lemieux. When did you first start making music? Are you self-taught? I wanted to study music in college so I entered a…