The People’s Garden Project

Noel at the Farm (detail) by artist Angela Walcott

Noel at the Farm, watercolour by Angela Walcott Toronto artist Angela Walcott presents her second geolocation project with Digital Stories Canada and the grunt gallery’s digital storytelling workshops: The People’s Garden Project. The People’s Garden is an Ontario Culture Days 2022 Creatives in Residence project which looks at relationships between farming, food, creativity and community, … Read more

City We Live In

360 video image of Roberto Molino in his wheelchair outdoors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29d9IWwTG5Y 360 video is a powerful technological tool that allows a viewer to experience a sense of place with interactivity. Viewers can scroll to show another viewpoint within a 360 degree video image. In a sense, this places Roberto Molina, a paraplegic athlete, at the centre of the frame with the world moving around him. … Read more

Meeting a Unicorn

Michelle La Flamme and her friend Cappy the horse Introducing Michelle La Flamme and her friend Cappy the horse. Cappy lives in a community-run stable, working as a cooperative. This tour follows a wilderness walking path, a protected rural area inside a major Canadian city. Happy trails! If you want to visit the location with … Read more

The Unique Mount Pleasant Triangle Building

Black and white image of the tip of the Triangle Building

The Triangle Building has been an independent business and arts hub for decades. Its shops, and especially its restaurants, experienced monumental challenges during the Covid 19 ‘lockdown’ and various phases of health orders.

The Artist’s Way

In The Artist’s Way, Toronto-based freelance writer and visual artist Angela Walcott talks about her journey as an artist.

Talking Poles

Graphic collage of Love and Peace and participant faces for Talking Poles

A collaboration between Lorna Boschman, Victoria Moulder, T’uy’t’tanat Cease Wyss and local community members who shared their voices and drumming.

Solitary Dining

Tomato salad arranged on a blue plate

Creative photographer Cherry Archer documented her meals during 2020, enjoying solitary dining at its finest!

Untitled

Detail of Untitled - Indigenous woman's face with Respect and Accept under her eyes

Coco documents her process and techniques as an artist while she creates a painting encouraging people to accept and respect Indigenous women. We worked together on Coco’s digital story during a workshop at the Carnegie Centre in Vancouver, in a program supported by the grunt gallery and Vancouver Foundation.

5 Pearls

Sculptures of laughing people outdoors in Vancouver

These small audio pearls reflect a yearning and a discovery of the area around where I now live in Vancouver’s West End. I walk these areas often and have used recorded sounds from the area as well as some pre-recorded sounds.

Echoes of Movement

Mural of crows painted on the side of a building shows two crows

A soundscape inspired by the comings and goings of people, creatures, and things over time.

From the historic train-stopping Militant Mothers of Raymur, to crow migrations over the ghosts of streetcar lines, to slick moves in a grassroots skatepark, Echoes of Movement turns location recordings into music.

Kamloops Art Tour

Relaxing at Peterson Creek with Chris Bose

Artist Chris Bose takes us on a tour of his favourite Kamloops arts spots.
He begins with murals he co-created with community members at the Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship and the Immigrant Services Centres.
Next, check out the Free Wall, a place where graffiti is legal. Then relax on a bench with a view at Peterson Creek Park.

Tell Me A Story: An invitation from Suzuki Elders

The Suzuki Elders are a voluntary association of self-identified elders, working with and through the David Suzuki Foundation. They support other elders and younger generations through dialogue and action on environmental issues. Five of the elders share what they’ve learned from these collaborations.