Montréal has very nice places to shoot but finding them can sometimes be a challenge. The 514 has a lot of diversity, every neighbourhood has their own style/character and that pushes a lot of creativity. I would say my style is very uncommon because I merge […]
Month: July 2015
The poem is merely a reflection on the amount of water consumption that takes place in a lot of developed countries. It explores several areas in which we consume or use water in detrimentally large amounts. All of this research is then compared with the struggle of accessing clean water that millions of people face on a daily basis. Discussing everything from commodification, to overconsumption, to unnecessary waste, this poem talks about something that covers over 70% of Earth’s surface, and is vital to all forms of life, but is being largely abused on a regular basis by those who are privileged with easy access to it.
Note: featured image by Joey Dillon
Quetzalgirl’s Arts (a.k.a. Yazmin Juarez) was born in Guatemala, and came to Canada at age 10. She is part of Memoria Viva Society of Edmonton and also started a non-profit organization to empower young women. Yazmin has shown her artwork at various community events and has developed workshops, which […]
Shakeyra Pinnocks is a visual artist from Jamaica. Growing up she recalls drawing her favourite TV characters as they ran across the screen. She finds inspiration from almost everything around her, whether it be the shape of a vase, the colours of the sunset, or […]
My name is Jessica and I am an artist, and many pieces of my artwork are heavily influenced with the use of color. My inspiration comes from all things that bring me joy and happiness, which include cute characters from childhood cartoons, anime, movies and video games: but sometimes, I get random urges to create unique characters of my own such as sad robots fueled with candy, graffiti rabbits spraying “love” cans and handsome gorillas wearing crowns—with all having a splash of color of course.