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This Week in History: 5 February 1945 The Yalta Conference

Sunday, the 4th of February 1945 marked the beginning of the Yalta Conference. Exactly seventy-two years ago this week, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin convened in Yalta, Crimea to discuss the future of a post-Axis world. The meeting primarily concerned the fate of Germany, Japan […]

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Archipelago: David Blyth, Alan Grieve, and Derrick Guild

Often times in art exhibitions, the combination of seemingly unrelated artists, under the theme of ‘individualism’ or ‘disunity’ feels like an excuse for poor curation. However, occasionally a truly brilliant juxtaposition of artists takes the clichéd theme of ‘individualism’ and brings it back to life. Summerhall’s latest exhibition, Archipelago, does just that. Archipelago was inspired […]

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CEIBA and A Festival of Ian Smith: A Celebration of Death

CEIBA and the four-part collection on Ian Smith are two separate exhibitions in Summerhall’s Festival of Ian Smith: A Celebration of Death. While there are more than two exhibitions in the festival, this review will focus solely on CEIBA and art pertaining to Smith. The first exhibition, CEIBA, is focused on the Mexican celebration of […]