By Marcus Miller Last January, Wikipedia’s 24-hour blackout shed some light on the struggle for the freedom to copy and its cast of characters. (On January 18 Wikipedia shut down it’s English-language website for 24 hours to protest two bills before the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate: the “Stop Online Piracy Act,” SOPA and […]
Emanuel Licha’s, Striking a Pose PAVED Arts, Saskatoon, SK January 20 – February 25, 2012 By Bart Gazzola I was reading the Globe and Mail when I encountered a photograph that made me stop. It held me rapt for a few minutes. The image was of a victim (or criminal) pushed up in a […]
By Wayne Baerwaldt The Yale-educated and Winnipeg-based photographer, Elaine Stocki has produced captivating photographs over the last three years, remarkable for their ability to beguile viewers in their simultaneous rendering of time present and time past. She’s inscribed her photographs with a sense of anticipatory, hallucinatory change; not an easy achievement. Although photography is the […]
The following interview took place the week of June 22, 2011 in Saskatoon Saskatchewan at the CFCR studio during the program the A-word hosted by Bart Gazzola. Ottawa artist Jeff Thomas phoned in to talk about his work and his exhibition “Resistance Is [Not] Futile” which took place at PAVED Arts from June 10th – July […]
Narrated by Tom Waits. It’s fast, fun, and informative. Created by the guys that made Catfish.
Through PBS’s online program Off Book, I recently discovered Aram Bartholl‘s work on the F.A.T. Lab website. The Free Art and Technology (F.A.T.) Lab describes themselves at “an organization dedicated to enriching the public domain through the research and development of creative technologies and media.” Bartholl’s work uses a special mix of humour and tech savy […]