Hand gestures are notoriously prone to misinterpretation.
If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, people now need to pause and wonder whether it actually hatched from an egg.
Amid ecological and social change and economic instability, theatre artists in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba are mapping possible outcomes and goals.
As we approach the 20th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, it is important to reflect on the use of war footage in media and the ethical questions around the use of footage depicting human death.
The coronation is a Church of England service, expanded for the contemporary age.
The Online Streaming Act is set to soon become law in Canada. The act is a step in the right direction, but more needs to be done to support BIPOC content.
From the shock tactics of 90s artists starved of public funding to a pivot towards an art based in community and activism today.
Images of the 2011 tsunami did not look as I had expected, and pointed to the sublime, when experience exceeds our frameworks of understanding. My exhibit ‘Salients’ treats this theme.
A collaborative curatorial project is cherishing every little relational trace of Black lives found in archives in a city long defined by histories of Canadian whiteness.
Historical patterns of scapegoating Jews persist into the modern day through our often unknowing and unconscious replication of images which date back centuries.
Erving Goffman’s The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life is a ‘bible’ for scholars, voted a top 10 book of the 20th century. It also fascinated general readers, as a guide to social manners.
Philip II is the forgotten king of England. Here’s what ‘consort’ really means.
Reading is “sexy”. Maybe it’s because watching someone read exerts a fascination on the beholder, be it St. Ambrose or Marilyn Monroe.
In the late 16th century, new mathematical concepts were transforming perceptions of the world. Shakespeare’s plays helped audiences to process these changes.
Here’s how radio Canadian content policy started, and how Canadian legislation, C-11, could contribute to supporting and growing home-grown music in the digital era.
Despite increasing use of non-English languages demonstrating broader acceptance of linguistic diversity in a globalized world, films sometimes suggest associations between ‘foreignness’ and villainy.
If the idea of “cancellation” as we know it today had been available to him, Wyndham Lewis would almost certainly have used it to describe the fallout from his Hitler book.
The cross was not always the dominant symbol of Christianity, and would certainly not have been worn as a fashion accessory by early Christians.
A virtual walking tour traces the route of a white mob that attacked Asian communities of Vancouver in 1907. Learning about past contexts may shed light on the recent surge in anti-Asian violence.
While educators in Netflix’s ‘Matilda the Musical’ aren’t meant to be blueprints for contemporary teaching, they suggest the powerful ways attentive adults can make a difference in children’s lives.