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Critic Terence Dick offers witty and insightful commentary on the themes, ideas and issues in contemporary art. You can read him on Akimblog too.

Bodies 2: Work that Body

VIEWS: HOSTED BY TERENCE DICK: SEASON ONE   EPISODE 02

Two artists take two different approaches to using their own bodies in their work. Suzy Lake treats hers as a medium to dramatize the construction of the self, while Deirdre Logue emphasizes our material and sensory selves. Both wrestle with the physical to get at self-awareness. Filmed at the Ryerson Image Centre, A Space Gallery, and Tangled Art Gallery in May 2017.

SEASON ONE   EPISODE 01
Bodies 1: No Body in the Gallery

What do you do with yourself when you visit a gallery? Do you disappear or do you take up space? Moving from virtual worlds to real live bodies, this episode, the first of a two-part series on bodies, considers our sense of self, whether we dissolve ...
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SEASON ONE   EPISODE 02
Bodies 2: Work that Body

Two artists take two different approaches to using their own bodies in their work. Suzy Lake treats hers as a medium to dramatize the construction of the self, while Deirdre Logue emphasizes our material and sensory selves. Both wrestle with the phys...
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SEASON ONE   EPISODE 03
History 1: The History of HISTORY

Conflicting accounts of the past provide one way of thinking about Canada’s Sesquicentennial. These stories are tied to the land and link the pre-colonial past of Indigenous peoples to a future threatened by environmental crisis. Art, among oth...
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