The Nature of Things

Experimenting with new techniques and materials, Darren Emenau makes ceramics that showcase nature’s raw beauty.

Shedding Light

Acre Architects tackles their profession’s gender imbalance.

Suzanne Hill’s Art of Isolation

‘Singular,’ Suzanne Hill’s probing, unsentimental solo exhibition is derived from five years of thinking and art-making on the idea of aloneness. Kate explores hows the show is a manifold meditation on the ultimate isolation of life and the paradoxical way we are alone together.

Catalogue Essay: ‘Future Fossils’

In an extensive essay for the exhibition catalogue, Kate connects the artist’s personal history to the deep geological processes and ancient human histories that Carol explores in her work.

‘Water Baby’


It’s a bracing baptism for Maritime tots, that first dip in the mighty Atlantic. In this touching first-person essay, Kate shares the story of her son’s first frolic in the frigid Bay of Fundy.

Canadian Art ThirdShift

‘On Creating a Gallery Without Walls’

Artists are known for thinking outside the box, but Third Space Gallery has taken the adage to new heights. Kate explores how it has devised many surprising ways to bring contemporary art to a city that has clearly embraced its funky artist-run centre.


‘Gifts of the Earth’

You know you’ve landed a plum assignment when your interview subject disappears into his basement to retrieve a machete. And so begins Kate’s adventure with ceramic artist and iconoclast Darren Emenau.