The Bad Art People

No one wants to make bad art. In fact, the only thing more frightening than baring your vulnerabilities through a creative outlet is the possibility…


Esteban Peréz: Unfinished Marks

A fox cranium, a spine carcass and a centerpiece of tethered canvas is sealed with insulation foam. You can see papaya yellows and purple orchid…


Secretly Living

The weight of dust. The tasteless, lingering sensitivity of the mouth after hot tea. The faint haze of late summer sky. Secretly Living explores a…



Femininity can be aggressive and intimidating. Glitch-pop artist Carson Cheng’s — or KICCC’s — latest song “MRKMI” owns this sentiment and empowers femininity, turning it…


Kitty Prozac

Cathy Schultes is a 21-year-old trans musician in Vancouver, living on the homelands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Watuth), and Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) nations. A queer…


VENEWS: Static Jupiter

An hour before the show starts, Valeria and I stand outside the front doors of Static Jupiter as people hustle inside, brushing snow from their…


Sunny Nestler

“I started when everyone else did, like age two or three… but around the time when the school system squeezes [the art] out of you, I enrolled in drawing classes at the senior centre in my neighbourhood.”


Being Self-ish

Discorder talks teamwork, representation, and the pros and cons of boxes with the creatives behind one-woman Fringe show Self-ish

Real Live Action

So Loki (Seasons Festival)

If you haven’t been to a So Loki show, you are missing out. Sam Lucia and Natura have a flair for the theatrical that would…


So Loki

“Especially where we are in Canada, especially in Vancouver, there’s a lot of diversity so we’re definitely trying to push that boundary a bit. Make people feel weird.”