We spoke to the Montreal-born and raised artist about her portrayals of elegant, proud black women.
* Happy Groundhog Day!
* Swarm vernissage at l’Artère
* Afropop vernissage at Espace Mushagalusa
* Le Night Market debuts at Watts
* Brad Barr and Sarah Pagé play Mardi Spaghetti
* Brookyln alt-R&B trio Wet plays Bar le Ritz PDB
* Chinese food & movies at Deli Sokolow
* Le musée de l’absurde Xmas party
* Zeitgeist party at Play nightclub
* Noël Drôle à la Rockette
A Vice photojournalism exhibit at Phi Centre, visual/performance art at Just for Laughs + more art events & complete gallery and museum listings.
Black History heritage, extraction ecologies, street artists, found object sculptures, fiery household dystopias and dazzling Montreal photography are all in store for you and more in this week’s arts scene.
* Toboggan Derby on Mount Royal
* Animal portraiture vernissage at Galerie Youn
* MUTEK edition of Hivernale
* Israeli reggae band Zvuloon Dub System play the Rialto
* FRO Festival kicks off with Dead Prez’s M-1 & more
* Shash’U’s all-star EP launch party at le Belmont
Montreal’s FRO Foundation offers a stellar line-up for this year’s festival celebrating black culture and origins, including Dead Prez’s M1 and poet-activist Akua Naru.