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Detail of work by Caleb Abbott at Fall Down Gallery

Caleb Abbott quietly intervenes during Festival X

We’ve been covering a lot of Festival X lately on Apartment613. The 10-day photography festival wraps up this Sunday, September 30, but if you haven’t had a chance to see any of the exhibitions yet, have no fear! Many of the projects are on-going, including Redeveloping the Core, a series of site-specific installations by Ottawa-based photographer Caleb […]

Extreme Self: Art in the Radical First Person at Galerie SAW Gallery

Pop Quiz: What do cryogenically frozen heads made of raspberry gelato, video footage of a naked man crawling through broken glass, and veil-and-bikini-clad ribbon-twirler have in common? All are on view as a part of Galerie SAW Gallery’s exhibition, Extreme Self: Art in the Radical First Person, which opens tonight. The group show, comprised of […]

Topographies: New work by Deborah Margo at Patrick Mikhail Gallery

A few weeks ago, Ottawa-based artist Deborah Margo unveiled new work at Patrick Mikhail Gallery. Working in various media including sculpture, textile, painting and drawing, Topographies takes knitted installation to new heights. The work evolved from Margo’s recent travels abroad and acts as a record – unique translations of her experiences. If you’ve ever attempted […]

Apartment613 Live for June 6, 2013

Listen here or in iTunes. This week, Ryan, Katie and Chris recorded the show from Apt613’s top secret lair in Centretown. Things kicked off with a chat with Shopify Chief Product Officer Harley Finkelstein. Shopify is hosting their inaugural Popify pop-up shop in the Byward Market this weekend, and Harley filled us in on all […]

Apartment613 Live for October 9, 2013

Tune in to Apartment613 Live every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on CHUO 89.1 FM. If you miss it, you can catch this week’s show using the handy Soundcloud widget below. And remember to subscribe to the podcast version of the show on iTunes. Ryan handled this week’s show all by his lonesome, but he was joined for an interview with […]

Social Portraits: Where social media meets artistry

A face can tell a thousand words – an old adage that captures the panoramic landscape of portraiture, expression, personality and mood. For Ottawa artist and graphic designer Mark Stephenson, merging the two worlds of portraits and online communication to build community forms the heart of his newest project, Social Portraits. His Kickstarter campaign launched […]

Opening Reception: THE SYMPATHETIC MYTH / Rosalind Breen

Please join us for the opening reception of The Sympathetic Myth (October 26-November 18) on Thursday, October 26 from 6-9PM at Studio Sixty Six. New paintings and drawings from Ottawa-based artist Rosalind Breen playfully explore classical archetypes and myths to examine personal allegories. Myth, used as a vessel, allows for reflective contemplation and understanding. Rosalind […]

[working space]

[working space] is an exhibition developed as part of a curating course at the University of Ottawa. Starting with the theme of ‘engage’ and focusing on how the process of curating exposes the connections between theory and practice, art history and visual art, [working space] concentrates on artworks and concepts that unfold and develop on […]