An X-Files Map of Nostalgia

We can go back in time. Before hyper-development. Before climate change. Before everywhere on TV looked like Vancouver

The last time I was downtown pre-pandemic was February 11, 2020. I was in Vancouver for a concert at the Imperial in Chinatown. There were…

After the Dust Settles

A conversation about artistic rebirth and creating from the soul with Dust Cwaine

Grief has a way of unraveling us. For “Vancouver”-based singer/songwriter Dust Cwaine, it has laid their soul bare; uncensored by assumptions about who they are…

Residuals // Shion Skye Carter

A story of self and family

Pitch black. One tiny, warm glimmer of a paper box shines in the room as if it was the first light in the world. The…

Making Art Under Siege

Palestinian artists defy borders

“Only a few metres were separating us from the first explosion. On one long summer night, they inched closer and closer. Underneath the continuous shelling,…

Sentinel at the Back Door

Eric Tkacyzk at the BAF

Between Lorne and Scotia on E 1st Ave, the Burrard Arts Foundation (BAF) has its Garage — a literal garage door where local emerging artists…