Questions of “know-how,” “skill,” and “technique” have resurfaced in artistic discourse. Many practices are revisiting applied arts—ceramics, textiles, glass, etc.—, transgressing boundaries between craft, design, and contemporary art and disrupting normative values associated with such hierarchical categories. This issue will examine significant transformations that have resulted from this exploration of traditional media and the revival of the “well-made” object.
The collective exhibition My Winnipeg, Jean-Jacques Dumont et Christian Globensky exhibition Un X Deux, Jocelyn Jean series Fondations : hautes et basses œuvres and a tribute to Mathieu Lefèvre (1981-2011).
Magali Babin, Eduardo Basualdo, BGL, Valérie Blass, Shary Boyle, Paul Butler & Guy Maddin, Lynne Cohen, Laurent Craste, Chloé Desjardins, Jean-Jacques Dumont, Marcel Dzama, Christian Globensky, Noam Gonick, Pascal Grandmaison, Daniel Halter, Nelson Henricks, Jocelyn Jean, Sarah Anne Johnson, Chris Kline, Rob Kovitz, Christina Kubisch, Yam Lau, Mathieu Lefèvre, Lani Maestro, Luanne Martineau. Niall McclelLand & Jeremy Jansen, Kent Monkman, Serge Murphy, Grayson Perry, Jon Pylypchuk, Benoît Pype, Derek Sullivan, Brendan Lee Satish Tang, Diana Thorneycroft, Nancy Tobin, Rachel Whiteread and Tobias Zielony.