June 24, 2020

Shooting Gallery/Our National Pastime

Our National Past-time, or Shooting Gallery, borrows the tropes of a carnival style shooting range, but replaces the traditional silhouette of ducks with photo based cut […]
June 2, 2020

When the Rain Stops…Redressing a “colour-blind” society in the midst of a cultural moment

As many of us remain at home quarantining ourselves to flatten the curve, a pattern is emerging from the barrage of daily news-feeds. You’ve probably seen […]
April 24, 2020

Conceptual Art and the Effect of Words to Shape Imagination and Our Perception

We all have our unique lens by which we view and understand the world. And even if you are skeptical that our lenses are all that […]
April 10, 2020

Play, an Essential Superpower

There was a time, not too long ago, where making art for me became hard. It was pure labour and not much love and I was […]
April 2, 2020

Abstracting, a Superpower for Real

by stephenfakiyesi April 2, 2020 What’s abstracting and why should we consider it a superpower? Ok, I’ll be the first to admit it, abstracting is not […]
March 24, 2020

Harness Your Superpower of Observation

Text and drawing by Stephen Fakiyesi Tuesday, March 24, 2020 This may come as a surprise to many reading this blog but we all have superpowers. […]
June 2, 2022

How to successfully navigate a meaningful art practice

Canadian art is in the midst of a cultural renaissance, led in large part by black and indigenous artists – a segment of the art community […]
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