David Samila’s puckish drawings are a small slice of his extensive body of work, assembled over a career that began in the 1960s, spanned London and Rome and included time out as a Canadian bush pilot.
I grew up in a small enclave of houses surrounded by undeveloped land, skirted by the property of a farmer who inexplicably kept peacocks. I do not like peacocks. They wail like banshees and disrupt the family dogs and in the morning scream to wake the dead. They […]
This miniature sculpted world is a narrative critique on the uncontrolled growth of third world slums – this one in Haiti. Village Démocratie is the re-creation of a shantytown outside Port-au-Prince where residents shared fragments of their lives with Canadian artist Karine Giboulo.
Ottawa artist Danny Hussey was watching The Simpsons with his language-disabled daughter when the DVD froze, fracturing the image into pixels. The experience inspired a series of eight paintings called Signs of Language, exemplifying Hussey’s thoughts about the impermanence of technology and the scope of language.
British Columbia photographer Paul Nicklen has won the top prize in the nature category of the World Press Photo contest – for this shot of emperor penguins in Antarctica’s Ross Sea for National Geographic magazine.
This outrageous creation showcases the face paintings of Michigan artist James Kuhn, whose work has catapulted a young Ontario rock band into the finals of Canada’s newest music video competition. The band Young Rival is on the Top-10 short list for the $5,000 Prism Prize for best Canadian […]