Monthly Archives: November 2013

Talk by Arnaud Desjardin at Satellite

To mark the beginning of the collaboration between READ books and Satellite Gallery, we hosted a book launch on November 23, 2013 of BOBOAB—the Book On Books On Artists’ Books. The book’s author and editor, Arnaud Desjardin, gave a short talk on the book and his work with The Everyday Press. Here, we welcome you to listen to this talk, whether you were unable to attend or want to relive the experience. BOBOAB continues to be sold at the Satellite Gallery bookstore.

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World Awareness Day

by Joni Cheung

Actors from Burkina Faso and Mali perform a scene from the play Et Si Je Les Tuais Tous Madame

Actors from Burkina Faso and Mali perform a scene from the play Et Si Je Les Tuais Tous Madame

Did you know that Burkina Faso is a country in Africa that is well-known for their love for films and crafts? Many countries in the world don’t receive the recognition they deserve when it comes to their contributions to the artistic world. That’s why Churchill Secondary is introducing World Awareness Day (WAD)! Continue reading

Interview with James Nizam

Two Triangles, 2013, Archival Pigment Print on Fibre Paper, 60 x 48 inches

Two Triangles, 2013, Archival Pigment Print on Fibre Paper, 60 x 48 inches

Sarah Davidson: You had mentioned that working on location (outside of a studio), poses some interesting dilemmas. Can you briefly explain what your process looks like?

James Nizam: The process of my work has been heavily influenced by the fact that I’ve often staged projects in buildings slated for demolition.  This gives rise to some interesting dilemmas. On the one hand, I’m always working against time; I’m chasing the wrecking ball so to speak. My window of opportunity to realize a work is always at the mercy of a developer’s schedule. The process of my work is always imbued with a sense of urgency. Continue reading

Frustrations of an Undergraduate Art History Major

by Rachel Ozerkevichstudent-silhouette-007

I am an art history major. Yes, that means that I am working towards a bachelor’s degree in art history (It also means that my math skills are akin to those of a 3rd grader). Every time I mention this to someone, I get the exact same response: “what are you going to do with that?” Continue reading