Art / Writing

Art / WritingWritten by : Lisa Baldissera // @contemporarycalgary @C_Calgary What is the purpose of writing?  And why write about art? Writing is placemaking; language is about occupying (for better and worse) and originating culture, using forms which themselves produce meanings.   Writing is a welcoming in, it is a form of hospitality and care.  It...

A Honens Story

A Honens StoryWritten by : Honens and Stephen Hunt // @honens I am an artist, a musician, a husband, and a father. I enjoy nothing more than watching my children practicing and performing on their instruments. Music is a big part of our lives; it is a part of our identity. Without it I feel...

Designing Experience

Designing ExperienceWritten by : Brian Woodward // @jbwoodward50 I began writing this blog a week after I returned from running a five-day leadership development program at the Banff Centre entitled ‘Self As a Living Story’. This was a new program for senior executives from a major global hotel chain. The nature of the program and...

A Day in the Life: Studio Space

A Day in the Life : Studio SpaceWritten by Amy Dryer // @amy.dryer When I attended Mount Allison almost fifteen years ago now, I lived in a rambling old house just off the university campus. Cuthbertson was a Victorian style green building with multi colored stained glass windows and about ten different students' rooms. In...

The Importance of Art & Culture

The Importance of Art & CultureWritten by Wilson Wong // @everbraveca @calgarymovies The importance of art and culture in our society is something I began to think a lot about when my eldest daughter entered first grade, in a public school, a couple years back. I realized right away that public schools no longer had...
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