FROM THE ARCHIVE: In 1859, at the foot of Walton Street in Port Hope, Ontario, a local boy named William Hunt walked a tightrope over the Ganaraska River. Just a few months later, he was calling himself Farini, after an obscure Italian revolutionary, and he soon became the second man in history to cross Niagara Falls on a rope.
In honour of the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival we are revisiting our interview with the perennial discoverer, Cameron Bailey, who has an eye not just for what’s hot but also what’s important.
For the most part, not a word of what was said or written about Wilde after his death was true. However, the stories of the forgers of Wilde’s “afterlife” are extraordinary in themselves.
Sarain Fox has one voice, but when she speaks, it reverberates with the voices of hundreds more. Such is the role of an activist: having a responsibility to speak for those who cannot be heard.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: By the time Eliza Lynch was 25 years old she owned more real estate than any other woman in the world: in addition to dozens of town and city properties, 10 million hectares of countryside.
The Making In symposium held annually in Ireland brings together artists and makers from around the world to shed some light on the creative process.
Italian trainer and dressage master Antonello Radicchi is one of Italy’s foremost horse trainers.
Historically, nude images of women have primarily been created by men. In choosing to self-represent her nude form, up-and-coming Canadian artist Quinn Rockliff is proving there is power in vulnerability.
Since their emergence on Japanese cellphones some 19 years ago, emoji have become a standard feature of conversation in the digital age.