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SeanRodd

Imagine: art embedded in all Manitobans

The following blog is a reprint of Artspace’s submission to Imagine. Creative Manitoba, a consultation process that will lead to Manitoba’s new cultural policy. All Manitobans are invited to submit their thoughts, ideas, and suggestions. It only takes a few minutes, and it can have a real impact. If art has impacted your life, please […]

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Feels like a long winter

Right now I smell like old books. My hands scented with tired words and broken ideas. Right now I smell like paragraphs and one too many adjectives. -Tyler Knott Gregson   Manitobans, unfortunately, know all too well the sinking feeling of waking up to a spring snowstorm. It’s not unusual but it’s disheartening; one more […]

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Summer job – emploi d’été

Artspace is hiring a   Coordonateur adjoint aux projets spéciaux – Assistant coordinator of special projects   Conditions: This position is made available through the Canada Summer Works program; eligible candidates must be full time students. The contract is for 9 weeks, starting on June 26th and ending August 25th 2017. The contract is for […]

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AN AUDIENCE MAKES THINGS REAL

On Saturday I sat on a high stool in a bar, attending a QTPOC (Queer and Trans People of Color) open mic, sipping on a pint of Little Brown Jug, and with an open mind listened to what came my way. On Monday, I sat in a theatre chair, attending the decolonizing lens, eating some […]

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2015, 2016 to 2017

2015, 2016 to 2017 I might be a little late at the year-end tradition of reflecting on the past year as we usher in a new year. I believe the intent is to remember good accomplishments and express new ones for the coming year. Now, it would be easy to be self-indulging and make a […]

My Lovely Other by Jillian McGillivray

1 month in

I have had the keys to one of the better-known buildings in Winnipeg for about a month now. I find myself thinking, asking questions, observing, trying things out. I find myself split between spending time in the building getting to know who inhabits it and what they do, and walking in the Exchange and its […]