The first book by photographer Shae Detar, titled Another World, depicts a perfect world inhabited entirely by women. The pages of the book are vividly saturated with color, showing the subjects of the artist roaming through vast, natural landscapes in complete nudity.
ART & PHOTOGRAPHY
Core Core: Digital & Cultural Malaise on TikTok
A meme from 2011 starts playing, then a clip of an actor crying in a car. A single tear trickles from an anime eye.
AI Fashion: When Machines Dream, Do They Dream of Couture?
In the midst of an influx of AI visuality, we dream in a digital utopia, a liminal space of possibility. Envisioning alternate realities and machinic dreams of AI Fashion, new media artist Cody Rooney asks, When Machines Dream, Do They Dream of Couture?
Kelly Jacob’s Notching
Wishing to reveal the constant motion of our deep desire to move onward while showcasing the tension it creates within ourselves; Notching reveals the act of stumbling with elegance, pride, and excitement.
Huney Studios Dares to Dream
Toronto-based wunderkind Hani Pathan is a Jack of all trades. Known formally as her artist name— Huney Studios, the multi-talent expands an oeuvre across a myriad of mediums, exploring different genres and media, ultimately representing a steadfast belief that art is not simply a “one all, be all” approach.
Electric: A Celebration of Womanhood
Electric: A Celebration of Womanhood champions the empowerment of black women through the rise of icons. In the vein of Rihanna, Beyonce, Naomi Campbell, Megan Thee Stallion and more, Electric honours women of colour who have paved the way in media, eschewing representations of black women as “aggressive” “strong” and “intimidating”; instead showcasing their creativity, personal style, and entrepreneurship.
Galerie Galerie Presents CHAUD MAINTENANT
Galerie Galerie is an online platform which aims to disseminate contemporary web art. They will be launching their fourth rendition of their showcase CHAUD MAINTENANT (Hot Right Now) on September 1st, 2022.
Seeing Loud: Basquiat’s Musical Muses
In the early 1980s, while his career was at its peak, New York City-based artist Jean-Michel Basquiat enjoyed a certain level of fame.
Meriem Bennani’s Life on the CAPS at the Power Plant
Two motion picture pieces by Meriem Bennani, a Moroccan-born New Yorker, are on display at the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery as part of the Wavelengths section of the Toronto International Film Festival.
Faye Wei Wei and the Female Gaze in Abstraction
“The Moon spat a cigarette out at me last night. Her face was veiled in smoke, a secret tangible magic.” An excerpt of the multi-faceted Faye Wei Wei’s poetry reads much like a soliloquy.