Reid K. White and the art of the everyday

Reid K. White and the art of the everyday

Meet the man behind the north end’s most life-affirming street art.
We're all familiar with tourist tchotchkes—those mass printed trinkets you suspect have the city names swapped out all over the eastern seaboard, lobster beer cozies, "Grandma went to [insert town here] and all I got was this t-shirt" t-shirts.

Francesca Omolara Ekwuyasi moves from Penance to reconciliation

The artist cuts her own path to healing during her Khyber residency.
Screening and reception: Penance and Reconcile Nov 28 The Khyber, 1880 Hollis Street 6:30-9:30pm free

Nat Chantel’s Silence and Sound After

The artist wants to encourage BIPOC to release the sound of erasure and inter-generational trauma at her Nocturne performance.
Exhibit 104, Cathedral Church of All Saints, 1330 Cathedral Lane

Nicole Tufts shares Bubblegum & Bruises

The artist and entrepreneur wants to bring out the kid in you—on Nocturne and always.
Exhibit 117, Skosha Experience Store, 5553 Clyde Street

Jonathan Monaghan releases the Disco Beast

The artist takes aim at our digital dependency and consumer culture with a sickly-sweet digital video loop.
Exhibit 100, Old Memorial Library, 5381 Spring Garden Road

The view from the peak of Tough Guy Mountain

The artist collective’s Nocturne debut—The Brandscape—is a searing satire of late capitalism.
Exhibit 400, Parking garage beneath Staples, 2003 Gottingen Street

Anne Macmillan explores the anxiety of change with Rattle Array

The artist’s Nocturne projection re-imagines a patch of Argyle Street before your eyes.
Exhibit 203, 1749 Argyle Street (best viewed from across the street)

Jessica Wiebe and The Veteran Farm Project unveil A (Temporary) Memorial to Ongoing Conflict and War

The veteran and artist wants to disrupt and re-route your apathy this Nocturne.
Exhibit 211 Barrington Street entrance to Grand Parade Square, 1770 Barrington Street

Camila Salcedo on Replacing the monument

The artist’s Nocturne piece imagines Edward Cornwallis’ former pedestal reclaimed by its city as statues of its ilk are replaced the world over.
Exhibit 202, Peace and Freedom Park, at South and Hollis Streets

Caroline Monnet knows History Shall Speak For Itself

The artists’ Nocturne installation shows Indigenous women in the driver’s seat of their own lives.
Exhibit 200, Scotia Square second floor window (best viewed from Halifax Transit terminal Bay 1 at Barrington after Duke Street)

Where I work: Forage Studios

Mariko Paterson’s pop-culture-tinged ceramics deliver whimsy and delight.
WHO SHE IS Five years ago, ceramicist Mariko Paterson found a home in Nova Scotia.

Fall Arts Preview: Visual arts calendar

Get the lowdown on the season’s can’t-miss exhibits.
SEPTEMBER

Review: Atmospheric Events is brutally soft

The Dalhousie Art Gallery’s contribution to RESPONSIVE: International Light Art Project Halifax balances the building itself.
Atmospheric Events Daily to Nov 24 Dalhousie Art Gallery

Visual arts review: Photographer Anne Launcelott captures the face of rural Russia, Now

An eye for composition and mimicry of Byzantine style await at this Teichert Gallery exhibit.
Now Daily to Aug 31 Teichert Gallery, 1723 Hollis Street

Visual arts review: Hopelessly Devoted To You examines the apocalypse and Olivia Newton-John

The Khyber’s latest visual art exhibit will give you chills that multiply.
Hopelessly Devoted To You Wed-Sat 12-5pm, to Aug 24 Khyber Centre for the Arts, 1880 Hollis Street

Who to see at this year’s Dartmouth Comic Arts Festival

DCAF is a cup overflowing with talent, but here we share four new-to-us artists we’re excited about.
Dartmouth Comic Arts Festival Aug 17-18, 11am-5pm Alderney Landing, 2 Ochterloney Street

In Print This Week

Vol 27, No 29
December 12, 2019

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