The Definition of Artivism

“Artivism is a portmanteau word combining art and activism. Artivism takes roots, or branches, off of a 1997 gathering between Chicano artists from East Los Angeles and the Zapatistas in Chiapas, Mexico. The words “Artivist” and “Artivism” were popularized through a variety of events, actions and artworks via artists and musicians such as Quetzal, Ozomatli, and Mujeres de Maiz, among other East Los Angeles artists, and at spaces such as Self Help Graphics & Art. Artivism developed in recent years as antiwar and anti-globalization protests … Continue reading The Definition of Artivism

” The Only Thing That Should Be Separated by Colour Is Laundry

“Until the philosophy which holds one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned, everywhere is war. And until there are no longer first-class and second-class citizens of any nation, until the colour of a man’s skin is of no more significance than the colour of his eyes. And until the basic human rights are equally guaranteed to all without regard … Continue reading ” The Only Thing That Should Be Separated by Colour Is Laundry

The Liberty of the Press

Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost. — Thomas Jefferson, 1786. “The 2020 World Press Freedom Index, compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), shows that the coming decade will be decisive for the future of journalism, with the Covid-19 pandemic highlighting and amplifying the many crises that threaten the right to freely reported, independent, diverse and … Continue reading The Liberty of the Press

Where Does Your Money Goes?

You are considering to help us fund our magazine but you’re wondering how much you should give? How it might help? Simple! Your donation will help paying either one of those two expenses; Maintain our virtual presence; Printing our material on recycled paper. 5$ = one copy of our monthly issue; 15$ = one month of website’s maintenance; 100$ = all 25 copies of our … Continue reading Where Does Your Money Goes?

Promote Art & the Human Behind

Help us making art accessible again and keep us flourishing by giving to our community project! donate now Free your (he)art As a human, I’m using my right to speak. As an artist, I’m using my right to share. Human-Artist I had a hard time defining the word “human” in my youth, and what it means to adhere to humanist values. But what I’ve learn … Continue reading Promote Art & the Human Behind

Collective Space

La Pépinière Did you know about La Pépinière – Espaces Collectifs? “Born of a citizen initiative in 2014, the organization is now a leader in the placemaking movement in Quebec with more than 30 projects under its belt. La Pépinière uses its expertise to implement programs that support the creation of collective spaces and expand the number of actors able to carry these projects. La … Continue reading Collective Space

Spotlight on : Mono Sourcil

“Mono Sourcil defines herself as a muralist but she is also known to do wheatpastes and hand-drawn stickers. Her centre of gravity appears to be in Hochelaga; her creations are mostly found in the Eastern and central areas of the city. For more information on the artist and for many more photos than what I have featured here, check out her personal, Instagram and Facebook pages.” – wall2wall © photo … Continue reading Spotlight on : Mono Sourcil