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Bonavista Safari By Gary L. Saunders
It was no big deal, no epic Cormack-style trek through uncharted wilderness. All we did, Hans and Al and I, that last week of August 1955, was paddle and portage across the Bonavista Peninsula from Southern Bay to Pope's Harbour. The straight-line distance is scarcely 34km. For us, counting the zigs and zags of a forest survey, maybe 50km... [ Read Online ]
Black Ice: David Blackwood By Joan Sullivan
For decades now visual artist David Blackwood has been etching, painting, drawing,
and crafting his own vernacular, an argot of poetic and lyric documentary and remembrance that is a visual language of his own. His artworks, rendered with
mastery, are distillations of the lore of his heritage. And this is all from a time and a place that, within Blackwood’s own lifespan, has fallen away. The rituals
and customs have eroded and been effaced. But his memory for these words, happenings, and places, his care for this embedded, transmitted, and collective knowledge, is remarkable. And his skill, with multiple media, is, from his student days, most evident. Together they merge into an imagery that is resonant and unforgettable...
Stay Gold, Ponyboy: The Notion of The Rebel In The Work of Zeke Moores By Craig Francis Power
The shortlist for this year’s Sobey Art Prize features, for the first time, the work of a
native Newfoundlander: Zeke Moores. The Sobey Art Prize is Canada’s largest monetary award for artists under the age of 40, and includes, along with a touring exhibition, copious press coverage, and swanky gala events the likes of which boils Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s blood, a cheque for the not inconsiderable amount of $25,000 to the winner...
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