This time on Hidden Treasures, we dive into Oceania and the various aspects of their many cultures: weapons, ceremonies, and human subjects.
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Maillard comments on topics ranging from the fluidity of gender and sexuality to Vancouver’s wildly expensive housing market.
Graphics let the author or artist and the reader share a world in a more intimate manner. Many of the hidden treasures within Rare Books and Special Collection have graphic elements and display eclectic and stunning art styles.
Taking pride in his Indigenous and Latino blood, Balam S. Antonio uses music as a compelling means of storytelling on “struggle, anger and love” of his community and his people.
Each artist expressed their own ways of “reclaiming their roots” through their individuality. Some demonstrated this through paintings, some through photographs, some through crafts and woven fabrics and some through a multi-media combination.
UBC School of Music alumnus Victoria Gibson wants to change the lack of diversity through her audio engineering workshops, hand-crafted to prioritize women, trans and gender non-conforming people.
My notebook gets weighed upon entering and leaving Rare Books, to ensure no tome stows away to the wider world; the stories and dust linger with me instead.
A major part of the discussion revolved around being a writer — how to find your authentic voice, how to find ideas, and how to deal with being pigeon-holed as a writer of colour.
But I’m not here to just lament the finality of my time here at this paper. I’m here to issue you one last challenge before I leave: join us.
With students making space for themselves and their communities, the arts on campus being better than ever, institutions taking it upon themselves to take bigger leaps towards reconciliation and more — here are some of our top stories of the year in culture.
The exhibition features renowned artworks and sculptures by celebrated artists trained in France from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century.
I am very similar to Garfield in many ways. First: I too hate Mondays. Second, I am voiced by Bill Murray. Third and most importantly, I love love lasagne.
MOA serves as a perfect platform to connect the public with human history. Across time and space, women have played a remarkable role in keeping history alive.
Many YouTubers today have managed to make a living out of making videos, transforming a fun hobby into successful careers. Fourth-year psychology major Lina Lecompte explained that her aspirations to go into marketing would pair well with her YouTube channel.
“Queers and other marginalized folks often use aesthetics [...] as a way to challenge and transform,” Greer explained, stating that fashion, drag, and masks can act as significant tools of resistance.