Category Archives: Films

Here’s the Situation

There are just over two weeks left to catch the Gallery’s current exhibitions Emotional Blackmail and Situational Comedy – both close on July 8.  We sat down with Milutin Gubash, the artist behind Situational Comedy, to ask him about his work: Q: … Continue reading

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The Mill and the Cross: Life Imitating Art

By Carolyn Ferguson, KW|AG Development & Marketing Assistant. Princess Cinemas and KW|AG are currently co-sponsoring a special presentation of The Mill and the Cross, directed by Lech Majewski, and based on the book of the same name by Michael Francis … Continue reading

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And the winners are…

The Gallery held two online contests for tickets to see The Mill & the Cross at Princess Cinemas in Waterloo. People were asked to submit photos through Facebook or Twitter relating to the theme “let there be light” – the … Continue reading

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Biennial Artist Podcasts

Artists from the 5th KW|AG Biennial graciously agreed to speak to us about their works in the exhibit The Black and the White: An Allegory of Colour. Ten artists met with our Communications Coordinator, Teresa over the course of a … Continue reading

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Feedback from The Feedback Loop

On Thursday, March 10th KW|AG held a pre-screening of not afraid to die, a video work by Vancouver-based artist Althea Thauberger. The event was organized by Wilfrid Laurier’s Cultural Studies in Action students as part of the university’s Community Service … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Crystal Mowry

by Crystal Mowry, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections Every other year the Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound transforms Kitchener into the place to be for ambitious aural experiments. Since 2001, KW|AG has partnered with the Festival to mount … Continue reading

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Feedback Loop: Pre-screening of not afraid to die

It was a dark and stormy night at the corner of Queen and Margaret. The lights were dimmed, and everything was prepared. Posters lingered in the halls of the University, and all there was to do was wait. Continue reading

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Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

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by Wendy Guymer-Tutt, Princess Cinemas The lives of artists have been the subject of countless films, and it’s no wonder: the mystique of the suffering artist is the stuff, not just of legend or cliche, but also of romance and … Continue reading

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Symb(i)ology and Freemasonry in Cremaster

By Wendy Guymer-Tutt ” So, wisdom drapes her truth with symbolism, and covers her insight with allegory. Creeds, rituals, poems are parables and symbols. The ignorant take them literally and build for themselves prison houses of words and with bitter … Continue reading

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Wendy Guymer-Tutt on sci-fi, Bambi and escapism

Wendy Guymer-Tutt, one half of the Princess Cinemas team and a film studies scholar, talks to us about sci-fi, Bambi and escapism in advance of her introduction of KW|AG’s October 29th screening of Close Encounters of the Third Kind. What … Continue reading

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