THE PEN IN THE HAND OF DARA VANDOR

THE PEN IN THE HAND OF DARA VANDOR Pen v. Sword. The pen wins every time. But in the hand of Dara Vandor, the pen possesses an altogether peculiar type of influence. Her unorthodox compositions get inside you with a sabre’s efficiency, but linger like a Grade 9 crush. Her subjects are so delicate, but…

SPRINGTIME IN KAWARTHA

SPRINGTIME IN KAWARTHA Just a few weeks ago a thick layer of ice covered the south side of the lake, below our camp. An icy chill in stark contrast to the heat of the evening sun. We had hiked in over frozen ground freshly released from the winter snow pack, among the first to greet the start of fishing…

THE ART OF LIVING WITH ART – ALEX JOWETT

THE ART OF LIVING WITH ART – ALEX JOWETT “WHAT I DREAM OF IS AN ART OF BALANCE, PURITY, AND SERENITY DEVOID OF TROUBLING OR DEPRESSING SUBJECT MATTER… A SOOTHING, CALMING INFLUENCE ON THE MIND, SOMETHING LIKE A GOOD ARMCHAIR WHICH PROVIDES RELAXATION FROM PHYSICAL FATIGUE. ” ~HENRI MATISSE AN INSTALLATION SHOT OF A ROPE…