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Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA)

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Broken Mirror Narcissus

by Stephanie Cristello
Perhaps the best place to begin is with a simple metaphor. Imagine you are looking into a broken mirror, not in any dramatic or troubled way, but such that your reflection takes on multiple vantage points: the nape of your neck matched against your ear, a singular eye inset against the cheekbone, the edge of your mouth framed without either a smile or a frown – disembodied, disassociated with the idea of a “whole,” and ultimately transformed by the very nature of fragmentation. This proposal, or mode of thinking, is similar to that of the exhibition David Cronenberg: Transfo... [more]
Posted by Stephanie Cristello on 11/10/13
Pulp003

Made in Canada

by David Yu
Pulp Fiction is a great exhibition that showcases a uniquely North American trend in art practice which sprung out of the 1990’s and continues on to this day.  It arose out of the need for emerging Canadian talent to find spaces and networks in order to collaborate and create new work. Because of a lack of funding and available exhibition spaces, artists sought out like-minded others, self-organized exhibition spaces and created opportunity for themselves. This led to the development of a certain style of making: a free-spirited, playful and humorous creative output. I remember ‘zine... [more]
Posted by David Yu on 8/15/09