Author: Lowell Wolfe

Ofer Pelz’s ‘Trinité’ experiments with audible embodiments of visual perception

Composers have experimented with the art of musical composition for centuries, but rarely have they gone so far as to remove something so integral to music as melody itself. Ofer Pelz is a Montreal-based composer, pianist, and improviser who uses traditional classical music instrumentation to create unique, experimental sounds that […]

Macdonald campus pollinator project gives native bees what they need

The Native Pollinator Habitat Project, launching in summer 2021, is McGill’s Macdonald Campus Sustainability Working Group’s latest initiative that aims to make the campus more hospitable to native species. Led by Frieda Beauregard, professor in the department of Plant Science at McGill and curator of the McGill University Herbarium, the […]

Centering the faces and stories of Chinatown’s residents

On May 26, Rue de la Gauchetière, the main street of Montreal’s Chinatown, welcomed “Dialogue with the Sino-Montreal Community,” a photo exhibition showcasing the diverse faces and experiences of its residents. Presented in partnership with the Centre des mémoires montréalaises and the Chinese Family Service of Greater Montreal, the project was initiated in a […]

Change Makers Episode 4: Tori Ford

In the fourth episode of Change Makers, Multimedia Editor Noah Vaton speaks with Tori Ford, an award-winning gender health equity advocate, researcher, and entrepreneur on a mission to eliminate sexism, shame, and stigma from health experiences. She is is the founder of Medical Herstory, a youth-led not-for-profit advancing gender health […]

Sarah Stevenson’s ‘Before the Storm’ explores the turbulent intimacy of stillness

When one enters the Fonderie Darling main hall, they find themselves wandering through an industrial room populated by a family of six colourful hanging wire skeletons. These grand sculptural ghosts—resembling airy animal shells, phantom produce, and woven costumes—are the manifestations of human experiences. Montreal-based artist Sarah Stevenson’s new exhibition, Before […]