Thursday, August 23, 2012

Incubator: Dallas Whitley

We visited the home-studio of Dallas Whitley, the last artist in this summer's Incubator Series. He told us—and showed us—how he works, and talked about the importance of darkroom craft and visualization, as well as the fundamentals of portraiture, in his practice. Come see his show until August 25th in the Community Gallery!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Incubator: Leslie Sharpe

Leslie Sharpe talked to us at the gallery about the work in this week's Incubator show. Drawing from migratory patterns of caribou that she tracks online, her recent work is about restaging these movements in different spaces. Come to the Rooftop Patio Series this Thursday, August 16, and participate in her project.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Blake Betteridge

We visited Edmonton artist Blake Betteridge in his studio, where he talked to us about the work in his new ProjEx Room show, "Surrealist Gestures". See the show August 9–September 8 at Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Incubator: Daniel Chmielewski

We visited the studio of artist Daniel Chmielewski, where he told us about street art and the street that he lives on, and the way that he makes paintings. See his Incubator mini-show in the Community Gallery until August 11.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Incubator: Dwayne Martineau

We visited local artist Dwayne Martineau to talk about his photography practice and the work he's showing as part of our Incubator Series this summer. See his work in the Community Gallery until August 4.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Incubator: Anya Tonkonogy

We stopped by Anya Tonkonogy's borrowed summer studio where she's been working on a series of portraits of workers from the Alberta oilfields. She told us about visiting their worksites and what she hopes to do in her paintings. See her show in the Incubator Series, July 24–28 2012.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Incubator: Perry Medina

We visited the studio of Edmonton artist Perry Medina—where we talked about his prolific output, working as a professional artist both to pay the bills and create the things he wants to, and his subject matter. See his work in Incubator until July 21 at Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture. Find more videos at

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Incubator: Dana Holst

We talked with Dana Holst while she was installing her Incubator show in the Community Gallery—she takes us through some of her process making drawings and mixed-media works. See her show until July 14 at Latitude 53. Find more video podcast interviews at

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Incubator: Grace Law

We visited the Edmonton studio of Grace Law to talk about her current projects—which she's showing this week, July 3–7, in Latitude 53's Incubator Series. She told us about making work in Italy and Edmonton, and her philosophical approach to art-making. See more videos from Latitude 53 at

Friday, June 22, 2012

Incubator: Adriean Koleric

We visited Edmonton artist Adriean Koleric to talk about his recent series of collage-based work, the Viper Sisters, which he'll be showing June 26–30 in the Incubator Series at Latitude 53.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Incubator: TedxEdmonton designers

In the Incubator Series this week, June 19–23, designers Max Amerongen, Chris Camp, Bryan Kulba and Matt Satchwill show their collaborative design process leading up to the creation of the stage for the recent TedxEdmonton event. We talked to them about their process of working together on this interdisciplinary project.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Incubator: Jennie Vegt

Our Incubator series kicks off this coming week with the paintings of Jennie Vegt. We spoke to her in her studio about her work and what it's like to be starting out as a professional artist in Edmonton after finishing her BFA.

Incubator is a series of one-week mini-shows in Latitude 53's Community Gallery showcasing experiments and works-in-progress from Edmonton artists. It provides an opportunity for feedback and discovery, and runs alongside the Rooftop Patio Series until August 25th. Find out more at

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Lindsey Bond - Public Forum

As part of "Messages To: The Edmonton Remand Centre Newspaper", Lindsey Bond hosted a public forum to discuss the Remand Centre's future move and the chalk drawings that surround it. Her project includes a chalk installation at Latitude 53 up until June 23, 2012, a book of photographs, and large photographs installed in LRT stations around central Edmonton.

Find out more about Lindsey Bond's work at and

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Korapin Chaotakoongite

We talked to artist Korapin Chaotakoongite about her new show "Anusawaree (Monuments)" opening Friday 24 February at Latitude 53. To hear more from her, come to her artist talk and opening on Friday at 6:30.

For more videos and updates from Latitude 53, visit our blog at

Thursday, February 16, 2012

First Times: Rachelle Liette Bowen and Mackenzy Albright prepare for the Parka Patio

Mackenzy Albright and Rachelle Liette Bowen took a break from working on their installation in the gallery to talk to us about their work and what it's like to be an emerging artist in Edmonton.

See their installation at our new winter fundraiser, the Parka Patio, on February 18. For more information visit

Monday, February 13, 2012

First Times: Easy Love

We talked to the DJs of Easy Love about getting started in Edmonton, finding new directions, and working with Latitude 53 for the first time. They are playing at our winter fundraiser, the Parka Patio, on February 18.
Part of the First Times series on the Latitude 53 blog, exploring DIY culture and the pioneering spirit of Edmonton.

Find out more about the Parka Patio, our new annual event which celebrates winter in Edmonton as well as that adventurous spirit, at

Friday, January 20, 2012

Marie-Hélène Leblanc on Emanuel Licha's "Striking a Pose"

Curator Marie-Hélène Leblanc gave an informal talk at Latitude 53 for the opening of Striking a Pose by Emanuel Licha. Here are some highlights, where she speaks about the works "War Tourist" and "How Do We Know What We Know".

Striking a Pose runs from January 13–February 11, 2012 at Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture in Edmonton. For more video and news from the gallery, follow us at