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Megan Smith

Only two more sleeps until Nuit Blanche Ottawa+Gatineau

Rest up, friends. Starting at 6:21pm this Saturday, the city will be hosting Nuit Blanche Ottawa+Gatineau (NBOG) – it’s the biggest all-night art party you’ve been waiting for! With over 100 projects from local, national and international artists working in animation, audio, film, fine craft, installation, new media, performance, photography, sculpture, spoken word, textile, and a […]

Why *make*? To affect quality of life

Post by Megan Smith, Artengine’s Critical Resident Blogger. Initally posted on Artengine’s blog. To read our conversation with Megan Smith and Ryan Stec (Artengine’s Artistic Director), or for more information about the Critical Residency, click here. ‘Making’, ‘to make’, ‘maker’ are more of those questionable terms like ‘new’ and ‘contemporary’ – used within the current cultural dialect […]

Weekly News Review: Nuit Blanche a success, urban design in Gatineau and Ottawa

The inaugural Nuit Blanche Ottawa was held without a hitch to the delight of co-curators Megan Smith and Lainie Towell. Metro Ottawa reports that 6,500 went through the doors of the Ottawa School of Art and many thousand more partook in the different events and installations in the Byward Market and Hintonburg. Some Ottawans thought the […]