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Lo Fi Glamour

My wife and I are driving down Yonge Street on a midsummer’s trip to Toronto in our almond colored, Honda Civic hatchback (our first vehicle) with the windows rolled down blasting out Kool Thing on our cassette deck as we meander to our campsite on the edge of town. The blood surging through my veins, super hyped, I am on …

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Extremely Minimal

There is nothing special about Canadian interdisciplinary artist, Lee Henderson’s installation, Known Effects of Lightning on the Body (2014). Nothing particularly remarkable enough for it to be included in the group exhibit “Weight of Light,” curated by Darryn Doull as part of his University of Toronto Curatorial Studies MVS-degree requirement. Nothing a to-be-curator grad would feel necessary to show now, …

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A decade too much, Luis Jacob 10 years later

There’s a smell of insider-trading, then censorship to silence the whistle-blower. If art is anything you can get away with, the worst you can get away with is always the best strategy, leading to a consistent degradation of the field. Postmodernism is the urge to shock; we’re repeatedly told it’s the most exciting art of our time, yet  doubts remained. …

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