Category: Alice Pelot

Brendan George Ko: We Soon Be Nigh! at LE Gallery

by Alice Pelot

Ko expresses frustration with our approaching doom as it is not an external force, it is one of natural asphyxiation by pollution, one that could be stopped, but that will never be taken seriously in the face of other potential apocalypses.

CONTACT 2016 / Artoronto picks

Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival
May, 2016 / Toronto and GTA

With so much choices, with well over 1500 Canadian and international artists and photographers exhibiting at more than 200 exhibitions, it isn’t easy picking exhibits to see.

Angell Gallery’s 20th Anniversary Exhibition

by Alice Pelot

While there are impressive art pieces worth travelling to see at Angell Gallery’s twentieth anniversary exhibition, it is the context of all these works together, producing a portrait of Angell as a collector, that is most thrilling.

Ed Pien: Memento at Birch Contemporary

by Alice Pelot

Pien’s engaging installation is not a devastating, vulnerability-inducing ride, but it is an effective metaphor, and an experience with a resonating narrative drawing attention to political crisis.

In Our Veins / Nuvango Gallery

by Alice Pelot

I would not want to spoil the fun for those who want the pleasure of guessing the pop-culture references, but even for people who prefer sub-cultures, the art works are worth visiting for their exquisite detail and technique.