PostArctica: That 9/11 Picture

People who worked at Open City at the time might recall Vladimir doing a lot of work with this image, yea, it was iconic, too real, way out there…because it is us barenaked with everything reduced to the pure moments before death, a trajectory of beauty and crippling fear, a kind of new Ecstasy for ...

PostArctica: Sidewalk Sale, August, 2014

Some images from the sidewalk sale in Verdun that took place from Thursday to Sunday last week.

PostArctica: Samana — Palm Plantations of Death

Photographs and text by Jan Smith On the road from Santo Domingo to Samaná there is stretch with many miles of oil palm plantations on each side of the highway. Within this corridor there is a smaller section, itself quite large, of nothing but dead oil palms. When they grow beyond a certain age, oil palms become less ...

PostArctica: Samana — Palm Plantations of Death

Photographs and text by Jan Smith On the road from Santo Domingo to Samaná there is stretch with many miles of oil palm plantations on each side of the highway. Within this corridor there is a smaller section, itself quite large, of nothing but dead oil palms. When they grow beyond a certain age, oil palms become less ...

Art Threat: Sonic solidarity for Ziba Kazemi – An interview with Iranian artist Shahrzad Arshadi

Portrait of artist Shahrzad Arshadi by Thien V (Montreal, March 2012). It Is Only Sound That Remains is a sound theatre performance by artist Shahrzad Arshadi, meditating on the life and death of Ziba Kazemi, also known as Zahra Kazemi. The story of Kazemi’s 2003 death in Iran, the ensuing Canada-Iran diplomatic fallout and the ...