Do you remember the world pre-internet? I do juuust barely. Come out to @purple_urchin and check out the XTech series of prints and paintings all about obsolete tech that we’ve loved then broken up with. I’ll be on their lovely walls for the month of June. Wanna chat retro tech? I’ll be there Friday June 7th […]
June-uary? Forget that! There’s sunshine in the forecast and plenty to do!
“Duplexity” is an unusual word. It means to be doubled, to convey the same message on two channels, but it also calls to mind stacks of residential buildings. That’s exactly what Brenda Dunn and A. M. Benz are evoking with their dense, square compositions in this two-artist show at the AOE Gallery—the layered, condensed, chaotic spill of inhabitation over the landscape.
Re[place] Re[collect] is a project to archive in text and photos the memories and stories of seniors in Ottawa’s rural neighbourhoods. It is led by Brenda Dunn, a local community-engaged artist and local photographer Shawn MacDonell.
Leaps of faith, falls from grace, head over heels in love—we often talk about success and failure, and the risks we take in getting there, using this kind of language.
60 minutes | Comedy, Parody | Mature To write the script for “Best Picture” you would need nothing less than an encyclopedic knowledge of film history. You will not, however, need more that a layperson’s familiarity to enjoy it. This show is a rapid-fire series of gags, lambasting every film to ever be awarded the […]
60 minutes | Comedy, Drama, Inter-Arts | Mature Full disclosure: I have been to many a figure drawing class. This means that the nude model is not unfamiliar. So when the collective tension in the audience rises at lights up, my reaction is perhaps more muted than some audience members. But Fringe audiences are an […]
“It brings you back to when you’re like six or seven,” says Brenda Dunn, local artist and perpetual inner child. She’s sitting in Ministry of Coffee on Wellington Street West, gesturing towards a small clay figure. His name is Bean, and he is the guardian of this establishment. Bean is one of a crew of […]