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November 2016

Change Makers

By | Review

ART GALLERY OF MISSISSAUGA | MISSISSAUGA, ON
February 25 – April 10, 2016

What, or rather who, is a change maker? This is the central question that lingered for me after visiting Change Makers at the Art Gallery of Mississauga, which featured works by seven Indigenous artists working across North America and Europe. Given the gallery’s newly-implemented mandate to incorporate “diverse Indigenous perspectives within exhibitions and programming,” the answer seems implied but was not fully articulated. Read More

Tanya Lukin Linklater’s Choreography of Space

By | Feature

Tanya Lukin Linklater begins our Skype conversation with a long description of her most recent performance, which took place the previous week at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver. She carefully outlines the space, the dancers, the musician, the text, the backstory and the moment of performance. This isn’t unusual; I’ve observed that Lukin Linklater speaks of her projects by way of her working relationships and the process of creation. She does not make statements about any predetermined artistic objective, but instead allows meaning to unfold between the artist, her collaborators, the audience and the institution. Read More

Inuit Art Auction Picks: Fall 2016

By | Choice

Every fall the Canadian art world ramps up for its premiere auction season, including major auctions of Inuit art. To celebrate, the IAQ team recently sat down to make our picks. Below you’ll find our personal favourites. Beyond the exciting highlights and sure bets, we’ve dug deeper in the catalogues to bring you some works that surprised and delighted us and left us wishing we had an unlimited acquisitions budget. Read More

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