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amęʔyeh: On the Water ~ Artist’s Statement

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amęʔyeh: On the Water. Trees Suspension; Digital collage and Embroidered assemblages by Catherine Tammaro A photograph is a record of a moment, moments become transparent in time, held within the natural world. A shift in identity; a realisation of change and the ancient homelands we re-member, re-establish themselves in our hearts and we are able to […]

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Menno Krant: Outsider Art in Cabbagetown, Toronto

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I first met “Canada’s Premiere Outsider Artist” Menno Krant in 1995 when he, I and several other self-titled “Outsiders” exhibited at Tableau Vivant Gallery on Queen West. We had formed a casual collective and placed ourselves apart from the mainstream gallery-elite in Toronto. Not hard, considering the group was composed of ‘folk’ or naïve and […]

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Deva Gunaseelan: Classical Indian Dance’s Flow Master

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  “We are all brothers and sisters,” says Deva Gunaseelan, principal dancer and choreographer of The Gunaseelan Dance Company, “despite our differences, dancing expresses the divine in us, it transforms, inspires and educates us.” Scholar, yoga instructor, theatre advisor, costume/prop-maker and painter, among numerous other advanced talents and skills, Deva presents his expansive, energetic dance […]

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Zari: Celebrated Canadian Trio’s Songs of Georgia

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Georgian culture is ancient, dating back to at least the 7th century BCE. “Sakartvelo,” the Georgian word for Georgia, is a small country located on The Black Sea, containing many provinces with diverse picturesque landscapes. From the magnificent snow-tipped Caucasian Mountains to its lush fields and valleys, Georgia contains subtropical deserts, as well as alpine zones. A gateway between the Christian West and the Muslim East, Her peoples are known for their hospitality and loyalty. Georgians are also renowned for their bountiful vineyards and are celebrated for their wonderfully diverse, polyphonic music.