- Origins, Mediums & Inspiration
On the first pages of LIGNES DE FUITE volume three, Editor-In-Chief Milan Tanedjikov writes, “Originality is fleeing towards yourself,” a central theme which courses through the Canadian talent incubators latest iteration of their annual eponymous publication.
Undeniably, bagels have become a symbol of Montreal culture, and a point of great contention for New York Bagel lovers (Montreal bagels are superior FYI), but what if eating them isn’t enough to express one’s love for Montreal’s most famed alimentary export?
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.
The Red Room, a multi-disciplinary artist installation in the St Henri borough of Tiohtià:ke / Montreal this past week, was equal parts community, femininity, and unfettered artistic expression.
Film has a tendency to compress time. In all of the frantic and jagged cuts and perspectives of cinema, its multiplicities suggest and allow for the illusion of a time-elapsed in much greater length than the average running time of a film.
It has been more than four years since Toronto-based Label Verseau launched its first collection. Then, a fledgling hobby of founder Josephine Kent’s, the first offering from the designer’s brand was “quintessential ‘Verseau’” as she puts it.
For Halifax-based leather goods designer Brenda Duran, creativity is urgency. Having just launched her leather and kink accessories brand dubbed ‘Sinz in Leather‘, a melange of cholita vibes and nostalgic 90’s grunge, Duran describes the creative process as one fueled by questions of ‘what if’.