February is the month of love, and not just because of its fourteenth day. All throughout the month of February, many people across Canada show love and celebration of Black History Month to honour the contributions to society made...
The EveryBeauty Project is a deeply personal and intimate series of photographs in collaboration with myself and Samantha Moss of Mossworks Photography. These powerful and ethereal images feature a diverse group of Peterborough women who live in beautiful bodies that...
Dog tooth gnaws through endless layers of cotton, wool and lace. His famous teeth grind down until he is no longer an honourable pattern. Turtle neck swims among chains of platinum and black opals, wraps around tighter and firmer; strangling the throat of his beloved owner. Leopard print screams upon noticing spot after spot; a bleak repetition. It’s faux fur cries heard from...

Catching Fire

And thus the shaman awakens coming forward through the ashes the light she brings cackling and howling unto the nights sky she awakens the dawn the light within Her body torn ravaged and aching her hair wild as the wind she steps forward once more Into her rightful...

The Arts: Weak

A futile exhibition Coffee grounds pressed into tar stains Through the same filter used yesterday A gnawing, clawed hand Rips clump after clump of Neutered hair The budget cuts have stated That one of you must go There is 1 bullet in the gun Take turns The bull crashes Through...

Arts Week Feature

The works featured below are the pieces we chose to include in our arts week centerfold.       The pieces above are by Trent alumna Laura Evans. To view and purchase her art please visit http://www.lauraevansartanddesign.com. Her work can also be found...
We keep surprising ourselves with how well we work under pressure. Sometimes we are only working when deadlines are threatening and that is when it’s bad, real bad. You are working under pressure because you suck at managing your...
Walking into a beauty supply store in the hood is like walking into a parallel universe. Cheap bright lipsticks grab your eye immediately. Hair hangs from the ceiling. There is abundant hair dye, cheap gold jewelry, and every hair...
The ReFrame Film Festival has a simple and direct mission statement. “To build strong, sustainable, and engaged community audiences for film and art that explore and document issues of human rights and social justice, from the local to the global;...
It’s impossible to know what to expect when entering a Perkolator show for the first time. As is the case with any improvised musical performance, how each set will transpire is dependent on a multitude of factors, including the...