Mirroring Evil: A Q&A With Artist Diana Thorneycroft

Mirroring Evil: A Q&A With Artist Diana Thorneycroft

Feb 22, 2012 | No Comments

In her latest series, A People’s History, Canadian artist Diana Thorneycroft constructs detailed scenes of historical Canadian events using dolls, miniature props, and posters of well-known Canadian landscapes, and then photographs them using an unconventional lighting technique: well-timed flashlights. The result is a series of photographs that mix history and allegory to create a startling experience of the often forgotten atrocities of Canada’s past.

What is it about twenty-somethings?

What is it about twenty-somethings?

Aug 10, 2011 | No Comments

As I walked through the opening of Twenty last Friday night, surrounded by artists and peers that could all claim to be part of Generation Y (or Gen Next, depending who you talk to), the show’s theme of “feelings, experiences, and paradoxes of being twenty” felt particularly relevant.