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Archiving Affection–Randy Grskovic’s Dangerous Times by Rebecca Travis is now up on BlackFlash.ca. Read the full article from issue 36.1 today! @travis_rebecca @randygrskovic
Last summer @pavedarts hosted a beautiful and timely exhibition entitled Spectral Garden by @laura.stpierre. Read more about this body of work in Hot Spells: Image and Environment in the Work of Laura St. Pierre by @rose_bouthillier at BlackFlash.ca
We are thrilled to announce the winner of our annual Optic Nerve Image Contest 🎉 Huge congratulations to B. G-Osborne for A Thousand Cuts, 2018-ongoing (details). 🎉 Honourable mentions: Graham Wiebe, Mighty, 2018 (detail) and John Healey, Plastic Beach: Lake Superior, Jug Top, 2018 (detail).
“Tough Guy Mountain’s emulation I’d start-up culture and techno-solutionism promote the compatibility in ideals between workers in art and technology.” Tough Guy Mountain: Hypercapitalism in the Digital Realm by Paige Adrian (@digital.paige) is from issue 36.1. Special thank you to @carfacsask for partnering with us on your pilot run of the Critical Art Writing Mentorship Program and to Paige for being the first graduate! Read the full article at BlackFlash.ca. Link in bio.
The Visionary: Jessica Eaton’s Alternate Reality by Saelan Twerdy is now available online at BlackFlash.ca. Link in bio. Eaton is a recent recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and has been exhibited widely both nationally and internationally. @saelantwerdy @jessicaeat @galerieantoineertaskiran
💥SAVE THE DATE💥 📸 Grab your cameras 📸 🎉BlackFlash FlashDance is back for a second year! 🎉 🗓 Saturday, June 8th 🗓
BlackFlash Editions feature three of Canada’s most celebrated artists: Joi T. Arcand, Lori Blondeau, and Jayce Salloum AND are now available individually. Visit BlackFlash.ca for prices and details. #canadianart #saskatoon #sobeyartaward #blackflash #editions #photography
Join us TONIGHT at @civlibto 🍍to celebrate our new issue! 🥂Hope to see you there! 💛 Featuring work by so many talented artists and writers: @rose_bouthillier @laura.stpierre @korriekorriekorrie420 @benivuula @stevenbeckly @saelantwerdy @jessicaeat @public_parking Pau Houa Her, @travis_rebecca @randygrskovic @toughguymountain and Paige Adrian.
So lucky to view these beautiful self-portraits by Sandra Semchuk IRL at the @remaimodern as a part of the exhibition Display Tactics (on view until Nov. 10th). Ps I love the way the Suzy Lake images and gallery goers are reflected in the glass ☺️
Tonight! Join us for the launch of our Spring issue at @pavedarts/ @aka_artist_run Feature article “Hardly Scraps: ASMR, Empathy, and Self-Care” by Karie Liao showcases the work of Yuula Benivolski, Laurie Kang, Nadia Belerique, Celia Perrin Sidarous and Jeff Bierk. Read the full article today at @BlackFlash.ca @korriekorriekorrie420 @benivuula @noproblemjustkidding @jeffari @lauriekang
You chance to win $500 is closing in just a few days 😳 Link in bio!
Thank you @laura.stpierre and @rose_bouthillier for sharing your incredible talents with us for this issue! ❤️ Hope to see you all at the launch this Thursday at @pavedarts/ @aka_artist_run ・・・ Thanks Rose Bouthillier for the thoughtful words, PAVED Arts for hosting Spectral Garden II last summer, and BlackFlash for the generous spread! Check out BlackFlash 36.1, launching this week!
So much fun! Thank you to everyone who made it to @triviayxe at @amigossk last night 🙌 Thank you to our gift sponsors @bathpoetry, @remaimodern, @kagcag, @videonomicon, @pavedarts and @bwaytheatre. Thank you to the @triviayxe team and @johnshelling for organizing! 🤩🙏 Let’s all wish winners @carmanahband (who played at Amigos last night) a special congrats and safe travels as they continue the rest of their tour! ❤️
Tomorrow @amigossk! Hard-hitting questions, witty banter and awesome prizes - come out and prove to the world how clever you are! 👩🏼🏫👨🏾🎓👨🏻🏫👩🏻🎓👩🏽🏫👨🏼🎓👨🏼🏫 This is also a great way to support your local art community. ❤️ BlackFlash has been publishing the extraordinary work of Prairie artists and writers in Saskatoon for over 35 years! #trivia #saskatoon #amigos #smartypants
Deadline Extended: The Optic Nerve Image Contest has been extended to March 15th 2019! 🎥 Submission details linked in bio 🎞
Huge congratulations to Jeff Thomas, 2019 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts winner! 🏆✨ And all of the #GGARTS winners!
One more week to submit your photography or video to our annual Optic Nerve Image Contest! 📸 Link in bio 📸Details of Laden Hands by Farihah Shah (2017) and Figure as Index by Luther Konadu (2017).
Thank you @wanuskewingalleries and all of the amazing speakers, performers, and contributors of Power Lines - what an amazing weekend! This is from the final session of the day, Barry Ace and Peter Morin!
Quill Christie-Peters and Christian Chapman speaking at @wanuskewingalleries Power Lines symposium
Day 1 of Power Lines at @wanuskewingalleries. What a great morning!
The brilliant Amy Lam (one half of Life of a Craphead) discussing their exhibition Entertaining Every Second at @aka_artist_run curated by cheyanne turions and Su-Ying Lee.
Another wonderful event taking place in Saskatoon! 2018 Governor General’s Award winner Adrian Stimson will be discussing his practice on Thursday, Jan. 24th at the Gordon Snellgrove Gallery! Join us in celebrating the career of an exceptional Canadian artist! @adrian_stimson @universityofsaskatchewan
This incredible event is taking place in just a few days! The symposium features an incredible roster of artists, writers and curators from across Canada as well as performances and screenings. Hope to see you there! @wanuskewingalleries @wanuskewin
✨Weekend Reading✨ “At the heart of Christian Chapman’s work is his ability to show the power of storytelling, particularly focusing on subverting grand narratives to show the nuances of contemporary Anishinaabe culture.” Read the full article “Redefining the Past: Christian Chapman’s Edmazinbiiget and the remaking of Anishinaabe Visual Art” by Nadia Kurd (twitter: nadia_kurd) and watch @chapman0468’s beautiful film at blackflash.ca (link in bio)
“This story begins with a stone.” Read the full article “We Are Still Here” by the formidable Jeff Thomas online at BlackFlash.ca (link in bio)
Pre-sale tickets now available! Only $12 until Monday! All tickets include a one year subscription to BlackFlash Magazine! Tickets available through the link in our bio! 💀 Vampire Beat is generously sponsored by @pavedarts @aka_artist_run @nokomiscraftales @bwaytheatre #vampirebeat2018 #saskatooning #livingyxe #yxearts
Huge thank you to Evgenia Mikhaylova @goodvoodoo who created this years Vampire Beat poster! Did you know that every year we commission an artist to create the artwork for our event? And one lucky costume contest winner receives the original print, framed by our friends at @artplacementgallery! #vampirebeat2018 #yxearts #saskatooning #livingyxe
I can’t believe the @vancouverartbookfair is next week! We are so excited to be apart of this incredible event with so many amazing exhibitors! Can’t wait to see you there 🌤😊📚
#Repost @remaimodern ・・・ On view until October 14! • The culmination of the five-part video series Roving, Isla Santa Maria 3D (2016) transports viewers to a mythical island, said to have formed from the wreckage of a replica of Christopher Columbus’s ship. • Head to our IGTV page to see Oliver Husain talk about some of the influences behind his interest in 3D filmmaking and jump to our website to watch Oliver Husain’s artist’s talk and dive deep into the details of his research and ideas behind the film. • Oliver Husain, promotional still for Isla Santa Maria 3D, 2016. Photo: Iris Ng. Courtesy of the artist and Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto • #yxe #saskatoon #remaimodern #oliverhusain #3dfilm #3D #3Dvideo #stereoscopic #susanhobbsgallery @susanhobbsgallery
Aesthetic of Surfaces by Shellie Zhang at the Bradley Museum “Rejecting colonial orientalist views, the installation utilizes flowers as a vessel for diasporic feminine markers to bloom and take up space.”
We are so excited to be exhibiting at the 2018 @vancouverartbookfair 😍 We will have lots of goodies from our partner organizations @pavedarts and @aka_artist_run as well as super discounted subscriptions and limited-edition prints by @jtarcand @jaycesalloum and @loriblondeau! Hope to see you there! #vabf #vancouverartbookfair #emilycarruniversity #vancouver
Save the date! Vampire Beat is happening Saturday, October 27th! Get ready to get your creep on. #vampirebeat2018 #saskatooning #livingyxe
Saskatoon’s annual audio art festival Sounds Like will be kicking off this Saturday with a fundraising party at Paved Arts! So many incredible musicians and artists performing, it’s going to be a hard one to miss! #saskatoon #audio #soundslike2018 #saskatoonarts
So thrilled to be sharing this incredible event! Governor General’s Award winning photographer Sandra Semchuk will be giving an artist talk this Thursday, September 13th at 7pm at the College Building Galleries on the UofS campus. See you there! @kagcag #photography #saskarts #saskatoon #canadianart
Day II of the Prairie Art Book Fair! 😊 #pabf #blackflash #cutestbuttons