PostArctica: Citizen Trump

Watching the Trump years at the White House is like watching Citizen Kane without knowing how it ends, without even knowing what “rosebud” will mean.  We are, however, picking up the trajectory of the story and can clearly see  that there will be a tragic ending because unlike all other

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PostArctica: New Jam In Verdun

There is currently a jam every Thursday night at 7 at Cafe le 5e on Wellington street in Verdun. Jazz is the point of departure but people are invited to join and play whatever style they feel most comfortable playing. It is a great way to spend some time chilling with

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PostArctica: hello, yes, this is raincoaster

raincoaster hello yes this is raincoaster So, it’s been awhile, no? For those of you who’ve missed updates at the ol’ raincoaster blog, since the last time this blog was active I’ve: Started and run Canada’s premier hacktivism and cyberwar news website, The Cryptosphere, currently on hiatus. During its active

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PostArctica: 3 Quotes

I like common materials, whatever is at hand, but especially stones. I like the idea that stones are what the world is made of. Richard Long …if the villain – who is of course a coward – takes refuge behind the ropes, claiming his right to do so by a

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PostArctica: Some Sculptors

Subodh Gupta “Subodh Gupta (born in 1964) is an Indian Contemporary artist based in New Delhi. Trained as a painter, he went on to experiment with a variety of media. His work encompasses sculpture, installation, painting, photography, performance and video. He is married to artist Bharti Kher and is represented

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PostArctica: 3 Post-Photographers

Yang Yongliang   is a Chinese artist who uses photography and video to create new versions of  landscapes and the city.   Website Rune Guneriussen is an artist after my own heart, installing, photographing, and moving on.   Website   Cristina de Middel   (born 1975 in Alicante, Spain) is a

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PostArctica: Election Selfie

On November 5th Montreal elected its first woman mayor, Valerie Plante. I was volunteering that day and spent a couple of hours in the De l’Eglise Metro handing out voting reminders. Later on another volunteer and I were knocking on doors after 7pm (polls closed at 8). We were motivated

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PostArctica: Influences

There is this building on Saint Ambroise in Saint Henri   that I always refer to as the “Cartier-Bresson Building” because it reminds me of this picture. And that’s the way that works. Never be afraid to let your influences influence you!

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