Category Archives: Artspace News

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RÉFLEXIONS SUITE À UNE RÉSIDENCE D’ARTISTE DANS UNE ÉCOLE  D’ART D’ÉLITE À MONTRÉAL

Pourquoi entamer une résidence artistique? Pour plusieurs, c’est en raison d’un projet concret à développer, car une résidence d’artiste offre un lieu, une période de temps et des ressources pour voir à l’aboutissement de ce projet. Mais, faut-il toujours avoir un projet concret en chantier pour entamer une résidence d’artiste? Ou suffit-il d’être dévoué envers […]

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Fish, Rooftops and Alleyways: One Year at Artspace…

The following blog post is written by Dylan Jones, who is the administrative assistant at Artspace. You can find Dylan stocking the Little Library, guiding guests to the rooftop, or trying to load envelopes into the copier tray, poorly. Roughly, let’s say, a year ago, I typed a blog post, reflecting on my first few […]

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Earn my vote – commit to the arts

Why do you choose to live in Winnipeg? What would make it easy for you to keep choosing it as your home? Or what would make it easier to answer these questions? Election time is rife with debates about priorities, visions, spotlights on problems, or looming crises. Citizens engage in debate and politicians try to […]

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What’s a Drayway Anyways?

The following is written by guest blogger and current Drayway Art Lounge volunteer Teresa Horosko. Teresa is a writer and student at the University of Winnipeg in the Honours English program. The next Drayway Art Lounge will take place on Friday July 27th. The grand finale event will be held on September 7th. Recently I’ve […]

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CAS21 – Art as a Mountain

For the last two decades, the leaders of Canada’s elite art institutions gather for what is called the Canadian Art Summit (CAS); a group whose membership requires an annual operating budget of at least 3 million dollars.  Furthermore, the task of organizing such an event is bestowed to the group Business for the Arts. In […]

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Special Projects Associate

Artspace is hiring a Special Projects Associate Conditions: This position is made available through the Canada Summer Works program; as such, eligible candidates must be full time students. The position is a term contract of 240 hours, which must be worked between June and August 2018 . The rate of pay is $13/h. Job description: […]

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Death of the Female: Interpretations of Iconography through the Lens of a Winnipeg Cree

THE FOLLOWING IS WRITTEN BY GUEST BLOGGER AND FORMER ARTSPACE TEAM MEMBER, MARCO MULLER. MARCO IS STUDYING FINE ARTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA. KENT MONKMAN IS A CONTRIBUTING ARTIST TO THE COLLECTION OF WORKS GATHERED FOR THE WINNIPEG ART GALLERY SHOW: INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE.   By contributing to modern contemporary art history, Kent Monkman seamlessly merges […]

From Where art Grows / jusqu’où la portée de l’art?

https://player.vimeo.com/video/258831288 A video by Artspace and Handcraft featuring Daniel Péloquin-Hopfner and Gabrielle Funk Music by Tyler Wagar With appearances by Wilgis Agossa, Aimée Craft, Ian King and Leona Star-Manoakeesick With financial support from: Government of Canada, Manitoba Arts Council, Manitoba Foundation for the Arts, Winnipeg Foundation, Johnston Group, Great-West Life, Wawanesa, and Michael Nesbitt A […]