Art & Photography

I hear the voice of their wings

A brief look at the intersection of painting, photography, and poetry, as seen though the work of Leo Wang.

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A joyful soup

A world that crawls and shimmers with life: the organic, cosmological paintings of Fernando Jaramillo Vélez.

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Everyday Africa

Like their wordy colleagues, photojournalists share an instinct for finding and documenting “the story” — which, in the case of Africa, typically results in emotionally-jarring images of war, famine, and poverty. Freelance documentary photographer Peter DiCampo is no stranger to

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Teased and seduced

We’re always thrilled to pass along news about our contributors, but today’s post is special because it also concerns a specific contribution. British artist Kirsty O’Leary-Leeson, whose beautiful and enigmatic artwork ran in the most recent issue of SCOPE alongside “Pwomes”,

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Abstracting the particular

A graphic designer by trade, Delhi-based Sanjay Nanda is also a photographer of uncommon artistic vision. Fascinated by the interplay of colour, texture, and light, much of Nanda’s work focuses on the composition of abstract images found hiding in the

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Our grandchildren’s debt

Photographer and environmental activist J Henry Fair’s beautiful and unsettling work graced the pages of our Interloc conversation way back in SCOPE Issue 1 (go see), and so we’re happy to pass on the news that he was recently asked

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A world of icons, not alphabets

Reviving a dead language is not normally a recommended practice in communications: road signs in Latin (say, NON DEXTER VICISSIM instead of “No Right Turn”) are certain to cause more accidents than not, and billboards written in runic Old Norse

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Ron Eady’s enigmatic encaustics: March 1 to 4

Encaustic artist (and SCOPE contributor) Ron Eady will be exhibiting in Toronto from Thursday to Sunday (March 1 to 4) as part of the 200-artist extravaganza that is The Artist Project, held in the Queen Elizabeth Building at Exhibition Place.

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Marguerita + ping pong

SCOPE readers in the NYC area will want to mark their calendars for next Friday the 24th, 7.00-10.00pm, which is the opening reception for a solo exhibition by renowned illustrator, artist, and sculptor Marguerita Bornstein. The exhibition is hosted by

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Our hopes, in limpid pastel

It is hard to pin down a mental image of what the intangible world of aspirations might look like for any one person — much less for a whole class or a country — but the airy and blossomed sky-houses

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Head study

We’re pleased to let you all know that SCOPE contributor Jason Thielke has released a gorgeous new print for sale. Jason’s striking work appeared on the cover of our inaugural issue, and accompanied Nicholas Stedman’s essay on non-humanoid robotics in

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Don’t let me down

Readers in Toronto should add to their Saturday peregrinations an afternoon visit to the Katzman Kamen Gallery (406 – 80 Spadina Avenue) to attend the 2-5pm opening of SCOPE contributor Crystal Liu’s exhibition of three new drawing suites, including the

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