Wally Dion, Artist – Binghamton, NY – Akimbo

Wally Dion is a visual artist living and working in Binghamton, New York. A member of Yellow Quill First Nation (Salteaux), Dion was born in Saskatoon. He holds a BFA from the University of Saskatchewan and an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design. Throughout much of his career, his work has contributed to a … Read more

Shirin Fahimi, Artist – Toronto – Akimbo

Shirin Fahimi is a digital media artist born in Iran and based in Ontario. She investigates the colonial dichotomies of rationalism and superstition, as well as the ways in which women negotiate access in the political arena in Islamic societies through digital world-making. Since 2016, she has developed her practice into a body of works, … Read more

Buckminster Fuller, London, and Speculative Futures at Museum London – Akimbo

By Kim Neudorf From Remote Starscured by Kirsty Robertson and Sarah EK Smith, is inspired by Buckminster Fuller’s six-day visit to London, Ontario, in 1968, wherein the futurist, systems theorist, and architect met with artists, city planners, architects, and students at Western University. The poetic title comes from a recording of a lecture, or “stream … Read more

Hea R. Kim, Artist – Montreal – Akimbo

Hea R. Kim explores overlapping technical art processes in sculpture and fiber-art. Her formal education in her home country (South Korea) and her in-depth studies in material processes and contemporary art in Montreal have lead her to challenge the philosophical limits of what craft and art are, as well as what they can encompass in … Read more

Emily Neufeld at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge – Akimbo

By Tyler Muzzin Emily Neufeld’s Prairie Invasions: A Hymn, an auto-ethnographic encounter with the settler-colonial expropriation of the Prairies, has entered its final month at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery. Previously titled Prairie Invasions: A Lullabythis body of work was first exhibited at the Richmond Art Gallery in 2020. The title change echoes “A Fable … Read more

Cemrenaz Uyguner, Artist – Vancouver – Akimbo

Cemrenaz Uyguner was born in Istanbul and is currently living on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, colonially known as Vancouver. She received a BFA in Photography from Emily Carr University of Art and Design in 2012. She has participated in exhibitions locally and internationally. Her work is currently exhibited in … Read more

Toronto Biennial of Art 2022 – Akimbo

By Terence Dick While OG Biennials like Venice (more on that below) and the Whitney (which is also happening right now) have been kicking around for almost a century or more, the boom in biannual art extravaganzas happened in the latter part of the 20th Century with them popping up everywhere from Alberta to Vladivostok. … Read more

An Interview with ASD Band – Akimbo

Each of the four members of ASD Band has a distinct musical taste – from pop to classical to punk to Elvis – and their own unique experiences from living with autism. Through music, they have found a way to overcome the challenges they face with communication and work together as collaborators as well as … Read more