By Lindsey Morrison Grant “Mother Knows Best” Digital Collage B&W (Reimagined Vintage Imagery and Ideology) 2009 In another life… another era… of mine. Lindsey Morrison Grant self-identifies as a neurodiverse, two-spirit, elder storyteller deeply rooted in The Great Pacific Northwest. Grant attributes success and survival, if not salvation, to a superlative support system, mindfulness practice, and … Continue reading Mother Knows Best
By Sergio Riaño The Usurpers was made with the intention of being a critique of the greedy society in which we are living today. I was driven by bad experiences I’ve had with people. I decided to make something that reflects the people who don’t see beyond what simple matter allows them to see. At … Continue reading The Usurpers
By Amy Salomone “Pink” is a celebration of life and the connection between living things, both within the moment and across generations. Natural selection is a process by which species change based upon mutations that favour reproduction. As a result of these changes, you see sexual ornamentation of flowers and birds, developing over epochs of … Continue reading Pink
By Amy Salomone “Jellyfish” is a commentary on what it takes to survive on this planet as a living organism for long periods of evolutionary time. Einstein once said, “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” and this piece is meant to communicate that idea. Jellyfish and plant life have populated … Continue reading Jellyfish
By Amy Salomone In “Neural Network,” the artist is reimagining and recombining works of naturalist artists and masterful medical illustrators to make a statement about human perception and natural selection. Within this piece, you see neural networks as well as the main organs of the nervous system. Our perceptions of the world are created by … Continue reading Neural Network
By Mark Slauter Anliquitzchan [an-lee-kits-chan: Mother of the Dead House]: Consort to Teoteotlo. She refused to bear him a son and instead birthed the Lower Realm (Ixticayo) as a place for the dead. Infuriated, Teoteotlo changed her into a bat, banished her from the Upper Realm (Aitcayo), and charged her with caring for the dead … Continue reading Anliquitzchan
By Rockefeller The artwork “Seven” is about split personality and different emotions of one person.. everyone has a split personality in some way hidden within ourselves. This illustration is my metaphor for my different passions in life (arts, music and other simple things). It also symbolizes all the trials, struggles, sadness and happiness in my … Continue reading SEVEN
By Parker Penhasi Poison is a collage is a mixed media painting, with scenes comprising various pages from Concussion Skate Mag and New Noise Magazine, two journals that explore different underground scenes Parker grew up around. Being from Southern California, skateboarding and music often went hand in hand, so they use these cutouts to show … Continue reading Poison
By Zula Ovelgönne Sara With a H was painted using acrylic. The work has previously appeared in Stirring: A Literary Collection in the Spring of 2020. Zula Ovelgönne taught English in Europe before returning to Canada to pursue studies in Creative Writing at the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies. Her visual art has … Continue reading Sarah With a H
By Dr. Pallavi Narayan In the summer of 2020, I took interminable solitary walks through the lanes and by-lanes of Mississauga, revelling in the warm weather but feeling lonely due to self-isolation. It was sometimes heartening to see someone tending to their front yard or eating on their porch. I’d stroll longer and bigger squares … Continue reading Mississauga Meanderings
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