Sunny Choi has a gallery in the heart of up-and-coming hipsterian culture, located in Toronto (Canada, that is) over at Queen and Ossington. Walking by her gallery late and tipsy one good ol’ Monday night, I was struck then swooned by the texture and style of her brush strokes. Yeah, sure. She does recreations of some movie stars, and her paintings are all of pretty girls, but the darned brush strokes, folks! [ Continue Reading ]
Out with the brain-washing, drone-creating media and in with the ART! A group in Toronto takes a step towards making the city a better place by upgrading bland advertisements to hand-made artwork. [ Continue Reading ]
The music industry is one of the hardest to break into, and perseverance is a major ingredient for success in the magical world of those who make it. Aside from great music, charisma, and lots of talent, you need a certain something to set you aside from the rest, and Toronto’s indie rock band The Cunnignhams certainly got that je ne sais quoi about them that will take them far. [ Continue Reading ]
A picture is worth a thousand words, however, people tend to see only what they wish to see. There are more than a million beautiful photographs on this planet, but only a few can take you to a different world for a moment. I find Chris Gordaneer’s pictures fascinating, having the ability to tell wonderful stories through them.
As most of my posts demonstrate, I’m a sucker for narrative – peeking into the medicine cabinets of just about everyone who will let me in their bathroom. When I first saw Alison Picard‘s work pop up as profile pictures on facebook, I was intrigued. It was when I saw her work as the cover of the upcoming issue of the Toronto-based queer publication NOMOREPOTLUCKS.ORG that I realized that Alison’s work is bloody (actually!) & real.