Art

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Local artist produces feminist, political pieces

August, 2015

Drawing on themes of intersectional feminism and mental illness, Caro LaFlamme’s artwork is both personal and political, shattering the patriarchy one painting at a time. This fifth-year University of Manitoba fine arts student began honing her artistry at a very young age. During the last two years of her degree, she has focused on both […]

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3 to See: Culture Days

Winnipeg's fifth fest celebrates contemporary art in the community

September, 2014

By the end of September, we will probably all need an escape from work or school as summer officially loses its cool. So prepare to lose yourself on a weekend are binge; Culture Days happens Sept. 26 to 28. In Manitoba, this will be the fifth anniversary of Culture Days – a budding festival that […]

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The Connecting Force

Synonym Art Consultation promotes local art in unique spaces

September, 2014

Andrew Eastman and Chloe Chafe are a charismatic duo. They grew up together in Riverview and worked together at Bistro 7 1/4. While at the restaurant, they realized they shared the same goals and dreams. “We found love,” Chafe said with a laugh. “We were a really good team. It just kind of made sense.” […]

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A look at les hommes forts

December, 2013

WEB EXCLUSIVE – ART: An online review of the Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain’s newest exhibit With Festival du Voyageur around the corner, the Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain is using Sasha Phipps’ and Guillaume Boudrias-Plouffe’s cheeky look at les hommes forts (the strong men) to put us in the right mood. Part folklore mythology revisited, part humorous interpretation of the romanticized woodsmen of the past, the exhibit Bûcheux seconde main... (Second hand Sloggers...) is fun and full of homocentric illusions.

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