Tag Archives: artists & curators

Michael Snow

Snow is a pioneering multi- and cross-disciplinary creator whose works in painting, sculpture, video, film, photography, holography, drawing, books and music have been seen around the world. Michael Snow Interview Links on Michael Snow: http://ccca.concordia.ca/artists/artist_info.html?languagePref=en&link_id=259&artist=Michael+Snow http://www.fieldsofsnow.com/news.html http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/michael-snow-emc/ http://www.aci-iac.ca/michael-snow/biography http://www.gallery.ca/cybermuse/showcases/meet/artist_e.jsp?artistid=5140 http://www.mutualart.com/Artist/Michael-Snow/631847EC07C7EB5B/AuctionResults    

Philip Tinari

Beijing based writer and critic Philip Tinari discusses how he became interested in Chinese art and culture, the emergence and development of the Chinese contemporary art scene, the role gallery spaces played in the movement and the philosophy of artforum.com.cn. Philip Tinari

Wei Weng

Wei Weng is an artist who uses a variety of media to explore ideas of cognition and perception as they relate to ephemeral and permanent spaces. In this interview Wei Weng discusses her time with Arrow Factory (storefront art space in Beijing that she co-founded), her own practice, her ideas about personal mappings and the […]

Ning Ying

Ning Ying is a filmmaker who directed the Beijing Trilogy (For Fun) (1993), On the Beat (1995), I Love Beijing (2001), a series of films that explore and analysis the massive changes that China's national capital has undergone in the recent decades. In this interview Ning Ying discusses her films, her career and her use […]

Tellervo Kalleinen and Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen

Helsinki based artists Tellervo Kalleinen and Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen initiated the Complaints Choir project, which invites people to sing about their complaints together. The first Complaints Choir was organized in Birmingham (UK) in 2005. After the event became a surprise success, Kalleinen and Kochta-Kalleinen have been invited to initiate complaints choirs all around the globe. Soon […]

Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak

Prior to the collaboration of Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak, both were known as prolific and industrious artists. Steele launched her artistic career in 1974 with the video Birthday Suit - with scars and defects, which has become a seminal video in the canon of works dealing with body art. Steele’s work in the 1980s […]

South Asian Visual Arts Centre

The South Asian Visual Arts Centre (SAVAC—formerly the South Asian Visual Arts Collective) was established in 1997 by a group of artists who programmed for Desh Pardesh, a multi-disciplinary arts festival that ran in Toronto from 1988 to 2001. SAVAC is an artist-run centre that focuses on promoting contemporary visual art representing the South Asian […]

Ana Teixeira

Ana Teixeira, an artist based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, produces drawings, photography, videos, installations, and carries out public "street actions" in numerous European and South American cities. In 2008 Teixeira spent two months in Toronto for a joint residency and exhibition with Canadian artist Anne Fauteux at Mercer Union Centre for Contemporary Art. The exhibition, […]

Darren O'Donnell

After a long and successful career as a playwright, Darren O’Donnell began informing his theatrical practice with the participatory performance style that has come to define the performance collective Mammalian Diving Reflex (MDR) and O’Donnell’s idea of Social Acupuncture. Ostensibly a kind of Situationist influenced performance aesthetic, the Social Acupuncture wing of MDR is engaged […]

Peggy Gale

As one of the first Canadians to publish on the subject of video art, Peggy Gale’s knowledge of the medium is both encyclopedic and incisive. Preferring the title of curator over critic, Gale has nevertheless written extensively on the history and artistic preoccupations of video art and artists over the last thirty years. Gale has […]

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