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A place above all others Exploring the nature of Cootes Paradise and our city
Nov07

A place above all others Exploring the nature of Cootes Paradise and our city

Photos by Matty Flader / Photo Reporter  By Donna Nadeem, Contributor Cootes Paradise surrounds McMaster University’s campus, creating a warm, natural environment at Mac. At the Art Gallery of Hamilton (123 King St. West) and within the heart of the Jean and Ross Fischer Gallery, a collection of various works comes together to express the impact that Cootes has had on Hamilton — spanning the past, present and (hopefully) the future....

Looking back to previous sensations Hamilton artist reflects on questions of memory through installation at Factory Media Centre
Oct03

Looking back to previous sensations Hamilton artist reflects on questions of memory through installation at Factory Media Centre

By Nisha Gill, Contributor Tucked away between bakeries and boutiques in Hamilton’s downtown core, Factory Media Centre (228 James St. North) is somewhat  isolated from the hustle and bustle. Housed within the artist-run centre, Hamilton-native Natalie Hunter merges photography, video projection and sculpture to create a space to reflect on questions  questions of memory, home, time and light. A collection of photo-based works created...

Lose yourself in “Lost Illusions” Take a journey through the forest with Centre[3]’s newest installation
Sep26

Lose yourself in “Lost Illusions” Take a journey through the forest with Centre[3]’s newest installation

Photo by Cindy Cui / Photo Editor By Donna Nadeem, Contributor If you walk  by Centre[3] for Print and Media Arts (173 James St. North), you will no longer be able to peek through the gallery’s front window at the usual art. Instead, you will see a black curtain and green leaves, setting the atmosphere for the forest that has grown inside.  From Sept. 5 to Oct. 3, Andrew O’Connor, a Hamilton-based multi-disciplinary artist, is...

5 campus date ideas to do on a budget With midterms around the corner, find a date alternative at Mac
Sep24

5 campus date ideas to do on a budget With midterms around the corner, find a date alternative at Mac

Photo by Matty Flader / Photo Reporter By: Alannah DeAngelis, Contributor Dates can be a fun way to get to know your partner better and try new things together. Between school, catching up on all your Netflix shows and hanging out with your friends, it can be tough to make time for date nights. Try out these five date ideas where you can stay on campus and avoid breaking the bank!  Planetarium Show The W. J. McCallion Planetarium, in...

Project EMERGENCY McMaster alumnus sounds the alarm on social change
Sep19

Project EMERGENCY McMaster alumnus sounds the alarm on social change

Photo c/o Christopher Mcleod By Olivia Fava, Contributor Democratic art. These are the two words that I would use to describe “EMERGENCY Pt2., Structures of Action”, a 2019 Supercrawl installation that built off of its 2018 predecessor to focus on the perspectives of the everyday person.  Christopher McLeod, a McMaster studio art alumnus and the creator of this exhibit, was originally inspired by the general apathy he perceived from...