Tourism Montreal Buzz

∞ Weekly column: Things to Do This Week in Montreal
∞ Articles on arts and culture in Montreal

Hour Arts & Culture Weekly, former Arts & Culture Editor, Montreal, print (city and regional distribution):

∞ Time and Space Travel: Vera Frenkel journeys through high-tech emotional land in Cartographie d’une practique/Mapping a Practice. Feature, October 21, 2010.
∞ Let there be light: Celebrated American artist Jenny Holzer drops some brightly lit knowledge on us at DHC/Art. Feature, July 1, 2010.
∞ Colour theory: Montreal-based artist David Spriggs green-lights the search for meaning among the digital in Stratachrome. Feature, September 16, 2010.
∞ Sound sleep: With Sonic Bed Québec, artist Kaffe Matthews transports our minds and bodies through music. Feature, April 22, 2010.
∞ Moving picture show: Finnish film artist Eija-Liisa Ahtila turns perspective in multiple directions in extensive Int. Stage-Day. Feature, January 28, 2010.
∞ The human element: Michal Rovner’s Particles of Reality uses art and science to show what separates us and what holds us all together. Feature, May 28, 2009.
∞ Your attention please, or not-please: Action Terroriste Socialement Acceptable (ATSA) celebrates 10 years of art activism. Cover story, October 2, 2008.
∞ Found in space: New worlds lurk in Lynne Marsh’s immersive and disorienting large-scale video installations. Feature, December 4, 2008.
∞ Film noir: Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan goes beyond ballet to stretch to the edges of madness and obsession. Cover story, December 2, 2010.
∞ Royal ascent: The King’s Speech rises above class difference to tell a deeply human story. Review, December 9, 2010.
∞ War is hell: Todd Solondz reaches new heights of dark satire in Life During Wartime. Review, August 26, 2010.
∞ Slow awakenings: Greenberg director and writer Noah Baumbach focuses on the moments that change us – even if we don’t know it yet. Feature, March 25, 2010.
∞ Light the dark days: With a new album inspired on the road, Nova Scotia natives Wintersleep return to their adopted Montreal home. Cover story, October 21, 2010.
∞ Endless love songs: Stephin Merritt, the song man behind The Magnetic Fields, is still funny about love and serious about music. Feature, February 4, 2010.
∞ 110% fun: Brooklyn drum-and-synth duo Matt and Kim don’t just wanna have fun, they embody it. Cover story, September 24, 2009.
∞ Heroic acts: The Duck Wife journeys through the wilderness of song, dance and theatre to find its way to the Fringe. Cover story, June 3, 2010.
∞ Uncanny valley girls: Technology meets the good, bad, beautiful and ugly sides of human nature in Teen Sleuth and the Freed Cyborg Choir. Cover story, June 11, 2009.
∞ Awake and dreaming: Neil Gaiman gets ready to talk strange imaginings with fans and newbies alike as Montreal hosts the 67th ∞ World Sci-Fi Convention. Cover story, August 6, 2009.

Mutek Mag, Montreal (for international electronic arts & music festival Mutek), mutek.org:

∞ Trans-medial Express: The math, music and magic mediums of Freida Abtan. Feature profile, May 11, 2010.
∞ (Public) Space Is the Place: Melissa Mongiat. Feature profile, June 2, 2010.
∞ Muxing It Up: Chris McNamara. Feature profile, July 7, 2010.
∞ Ride the Lightning: Artificiel make electricity seen and sing. Feature profile, October 13, 2010.
∞ Illusions of Grandeur: Innovating Montreal multimedia company Geodezik blows up the show. Feature Profile, February 17, 2011.
∞ Immersive Acts: Mutek moves in with Montreal’s Society for Arts and Technology. Feature, scheduled for publication March, 2011.

Ascent Magazine, Montreal (internationally distributed)

∞ God Is in the Particles: Brigitte Vachon joins physicists around the world in the search for what matter is made of and the origins of the universe. Winter, 2007.
∞ Everything Is Magic: Singer/Songwriters Charalambides discuss the struggle and the bliss of making music. Winter 2006.

Other print work

Catalogue text for Galerie d’Este exhibition on Angela Grossmann’s solo exhibition Three Thistles and Other Works, September 2010

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