Winner of numerous awards and the author of three books, Christi Belcourt is one of the main organizers behind the Walking With Our Sisters initiative that is currently touring across Canada. In this interview with NGC Magazine, the artist talks about her ongoing commitment to her heritage, her art and the environment, and how we are all connected.
Canadian artist Bill Vazan
has an impressive and varied body of work. His practice
includes conceptual works that engage with maps and investigate the
relationship between the borders and boundaries that guide our
understanding of the globe.
Put together by Dalhousie Art Gallery Curator Peter Dykhuis, two exhibitions by Paulette Phillips and Thierry Delva address forms of machinery that can act as cyborg-like appendages to the body, communicating the body’s responses in dramatically different ways.
“In Chinook we are caught in the trap of understanding what something could represent — a military aircraft being a tool of war — yet the Chinook is also just an incredible feat of human engineering and technology,” says Jonathan Shaughnessy, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Canada.
After the end of the Franco-Prussian War, Claude Monet returned to Paris from England. The artist began experimenting with a style of painting that would see him become one of the leaders of the Impressionist Movement. In this video, curator Anabelle Kienle Poňka discusses this unique period in Claude Monet’s career.
What does it take to get ready for one of the world’s most prestigious art events, the Venice Biennale? In these two videos, NGC Magazine takes you behind the scenes with the Quebec City artist collective BGL.
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