Heavy Faces

Emma Smith, Arts 2018   Bearded earrings: glass beads on felt with porcupine quills, leather, custom electronics Artist Statement  There is an overarching theme of communication in my work. It is an experiment in of visual representations of traditional Anishinaabe oral stories. As an artist I am use traditional Indigenous beading techniques blended with contemporary design …

Mistakes

Farah Sadek, Arts 2018  Poured Acrylic Artist Statement My inspiration comes from Fiona Kinsella’s exhibition at the Art Gallery of Mississauga in 2016. Kinsella accumulates layers of thick white paint on square panel canvases. Her work inspired me to break the barriers between paint and sculpture even further by removing the canvas. I believe that …

Step One

Step One By: Alexandra Tranc, 2B Honours Arts and Business I don’t think homesickness is just missing home. Homesickness is feeling imprisoned in the most glorified places: places that spoonfeed you unnecessary amounts of hope…for success, growth, prosperity. But, hope can easily mean you’re emptyhanded. And then you feel guilty for feeling all these feelings …

A Spoken Word

By: Muhammad Zaid Bin Amer, 1B Arts / Global Business & Digital Arts Hey My name is Muhammad Zaid Bin Amer. You may have heard of me And to be quite frank I’m not always 100% sure I’m spelling Muhammad right. Is it M u, M o, I don’t know- it’s confusing. I was born …

Perception

By: Varun Batta, 4B Computer Engineering student   Always thinking against it Despite all the praise Always thinking otherwise No matter what they all say   Receiving compliments all the time Searching for the flaws I perceive Listening to them with a thankful smile Yet never will I actually believe   These thoughts continue to …

Perfection

By: Varun Batta, 4B Computer Engineering student   While admiring all the many compliments About the wonder that is her smile and face She never really considers herself To have such clear beauty and grace   All the time spent sitting in amazement Brought on by just a small thought of you My eyes fall …

Exhaustion

By: Aniqah Beharry, 2A Financial Analysis & Risk Management The wrinkle under my mother’s eyes. After 6 waning hours of teaching.   The creak of the childhood rocking chair Crying as with another rock forth, Another day passes.   The lowered neck of the deep-rooted Poui tree branch Sulking for as the time passes, so …

You

You By: Varun Batta, 4b Computer Engineering   Made to be treasured, to be loved forever Forged by heat, by time and pressure Constantly found in the most beautiful of settings You glimmer and shine, as nothing else can   Scarce and rare, you are hard to find Searched for by many, you are wanted …