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[Intentional – Deliberate – Unhurried – Precise – Defined – Clear – Strong – Resilient – Irrepressible – Uncontainable – Wild – Enthusiastic – Eager – Impatient] [Unintentional – Accidental – Unplanned – Unexpected – Surprising – Astonishing – Mysteries] Intentionality What is our relationship to the intentional? I love synonyms. When I was learning… Read More

Indigeneity and the legacy of cultural erasure within NL: Landless Band Panel Discussion #2


  Join exhibiting artist Logan MacDonald, Camille Georgeson-Usher and  Megan Coles for a panel discussion moderated by curator Jason Penney. The panel discussion will focus on Indigeneity and the legacy of cultural erasure within the province. What steps are required for this province to heal? What role does art play in speaking to the evolving… Read More

THE LAY OF THE LAND: Logan MacDonald

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Opening Reception: October 27, 2017- 7- 9 pm   MacDonald traveled to First Nation communities experiencing corporate and government encroachments on their land. Focusing on, documenting methods First Nation communities employ to enforce their borders. Among the members of the recently registered Mi’kmaq Qalipu First Nation band, MacDonald was drawn to this research as a… Read More



HOLD FAST is a four-day celebration of contemporary art held each August in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. The festival is organized by Eastern Edge Gallery, the province’s first artist-run-centre. HOLD FAST is a maelstrom of creative energy. HOLD FAST is the anchor and the storm. Building on the energy of our previous festivals (previously… Read More

Michael McCormack / Jason Penney

Minihek Hills trip in western Labrador during March 2009 expedited by Colin O'Connor and Scott McCormack.    Photos by Colin O'Connor.

MICHAEL MCCORMACK – S.A.G.S.R.I. JASON PENNEY – AFTERBLAST JAN. 9 – FEB. 20 The Suitcase Art Gallery Space Research Institute (SAGSRI) launches its newest project. Newly opened, the St. John’s branch of SAGSRI will host an installation of the mission’s work to date – its continuing struggle to compete in the ‘space race’ – and… Read More