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Kent Monkman is Fabulous

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g.jessy
December 29th, 2009

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I first heard of mixed-media artist Kent Monkman when visiting the Art Gallery of Ontario this summer, and was totally blown away. Kent Monkman, a Toronto-based artist of Cree ancestry, uses paint, performance, and video/film to challenge text book notions of Canadian history. His most well-known character and alter-ego, Miss Chief Eagle Testikle, has been spotted all over Canada, studying the European Male and taking very close notes.

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Nothing Short of Badass

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g.jessy
December 21st, 2009

Hungry 583x400 Nothing Short of BadassIf you live in Montreal and like performance art (I’m going to go ahead and assume that everyone likes pornography), you should most definitely know who Coral Short is. Hell, even if you don’t like performance art, her photo & video work alone will make your heart beat faster. Combining art, gender-bending, and the magic that is perversion, Coral Short’s work is, simply put, bad-mothaeffin-ass.

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