Category: Halloween Special

Char Esme’s Faces

Walking down a dark slanted street in Queens, NY, flickering street lamp, the faint smell of compost. Suddenly overcome with the feeling of dizziness, anxiety, and nausea, you stumble to the edge of the road, sliding yourself against the wall, step by step closer to home.…

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Darby Milbrath’s Halloween Mix

Darby Milbrath returns for her annual Halloween mix of scary classical and ambience music. Warbling strings that are thought to be made by the devil. Artwork by Nick Bierk.  Darby Milbrath is a Toronto based artist and editor at Editorial. See more of her work HERE.…

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Halloween Special: Emily Mae Smith

A hot bullet sears through a glistening ice cube gouging out a peephole through which can be seen an alluring, anthropomorphic broom. This is the nightmare painted by Brooklyn-based artist Emily Mae Smith. Smith seems haunted by this broom, repeatedly painting it into different contemplative landscapes, as if she can’t escape it.

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Halloween Special: Marijpol

Picture a world populated peacefully with monsters—trolls, goblins, people with tentacles for legs, tiny alien people, or giant people coexisting with humans on Earth. Imagine: somewhere in some nondescript home, a demon sits mostly nude on the living room floor and, their children asleep, opens their skull from the back to calmly contemplate a sheet-wrapped corpse.

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Quintessa Matranga’s rhetoric

Preemptively enter the underworld through Quintessa Matranga’s rhetoric, as the artist’s latest suite of paintings have already begun their afterlife on their coffin-shaped canvases. These coffins—displaying dislocated body parts bedded in cheetah print, ghouls zipped in leather, demons, dissevered mouths screaming, and dragons descending on hearses—create a poetically macabre narrative between art and distortion, a study of the posthumous by a living artist.

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Halloween Special: Kuato Ubiq

Welcome to the beautiful Xerox hellscape that is Kuato Ubiq’s work. It’s an aesthetic born from years of entanglement with the NYC punk scene, his visual work expertly shifting from show fliers to nihilistic futuristic paintings, to freaky animations.

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Halloween Special: Rhys Lee

Rhys Lee’s paintings give the impression of having been kept in a basement or attic for decades, destroyed by dank conditions, dust, mold and water damage, and then discovered years later, long after the passing of the subject, their colours still eerily vivid.

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Halloween Special: Heather Benjamin

In the week leading up to October 31st, every day we will be sharing the bone-chilling work of one of our favourite freaky artists, alongside a hair-raisingly festive little interview!  John Cale once sang that fear is man’s best friend, and he was right. Although,…

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Halloween Special: Char Esme

In the week leading up to October 31st, every day we will be sharing the bone-chilling work of one of our favourite freaky artists, alongside a hair-raisingly festive little interview! Stay-tuned! Char Esme lives in Queens, NY but her art kind of indicates that she…

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Halloween Special: Andrea Lukic

In the week leading up to October 31st, every day we will be sharing the bone-chilling work of one of our favourite freaky artists, alongside a hair-raisingly festive little interview! Stay-tuned!  Andrea Lukic is a Vancouver-based artist and zine-maker. She is also the bassist-vocalist in…

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Halloween Special: Kim Westfall

In the week leading up to October 31st, every day we will be sharing the bone-chilling work of one of our favourite freaky artists, alongside a hair-raisingly festive little interview! Stay-tuned!  Kim Westfall is a painter who was born in Seoul but now lives in…

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Halloween Special: Adrienne Kammerer

In the week leading up to October 31st, every day we will be sharing the bone-chilling work of one of our favourite freaky artists, alongside a hair-raisingly festive little interview! Stay-tuned! The first name we want to feature on our list is Adrienne Marcella Kammerer,…

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