Art

The selfless selfie: “Hypotheses” conference discusses narcissism and post-internet art

Since the boom of social media, selfies have gained widespread popularity. It is an art form that is rarely given credibility, often being touted as evidence of the milennial’s supposed narcissism. Last week, Hypotheses, an arts symposium, hosted a conferenced called “Posting The Self(i.e.): Performing Bodies and Post-Internet Art” at […]

In virtual reality: Entertainment and enlightenment at Björk Digital

Drifting off to sleep after attending Björk Digital, I found myself in an ontological panic. I was falling into a strange half-dream-state that had me questioning the true nature of reality.  Montrealers have one week left to enter the mouth of Björk, the iconic Icelandic singer. After the Björk Digital exhibit […]

“The Grand Balcony” exhibition at La Biennale de Montréal refuses to talk down to its audience

Since its launch in 1998, La Biennale de Montréal (BNLMTL) has been a touchstone for contemporary art. Founded by the Centre International D’Art Contemporain de Montréal, BNLMTL, a festival that showcases both local and international artists, situates itself at the centre of a broader conversation about the role of art today. […]