Toronto

L’Aurore.

        L’Aurore.                                  We fly over the moonless ocean           without stars navigating a teardrop of ink          ...


Toronto Art – Painting from Eva Lewarne

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Mega-Gardening

MEGA-GARDENING 2013 Andrew Murphy Rooting hands and unconventional care, fake flowers made to gramophone specification easy sounds through cranked hearing aids. U is a depressed H, Mild makes Wild look...


kiln diaries

kiln diaries   For the next few years the music will paint on the insides of her eyes images of lovers, rain in the sun and travel but on better...


Back Sappho, Run Back!

Back Sappho, Run Back! Come back to me and we can run away together, Set me free and I will resolve your freedom as well As I can, You can...


Toronto at Night – Photography by Ivan Kostynyk

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carbon.

carbon.   I mix rocks in a bowl and bake them into babies and trees 92 elements, spices, words folding in and in and in into round dough ball earths...


I See You ‘For NRG’

I see you I see you are A beautiful girl Shyly in blossom Proud and unsure Of such change I must admit I judge a woman By how she treats...


Night and Day

Night and Day Night’s candles are burnt out: Returned to Phoebus’ lodging. The world over the chariot rides But we light our lives with a stolen fire.   Vultures, Would...


Egypt Post-Revolution: A trip back home

The hot air in Egypt smells and feels the same, but the despairing people breathing it have changed. The once wealthy Egyptians have become poorer and the poor are now...


Caffeinated

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Toronto youth perform at STOMP showcase

Playing host to over 400 dancers and choreographers in the city, the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts was the scene of creative culture and community coming together for this...


Youth STOMP showcase comes to Toronto’s Sony Centre

For the 12th year in a row, Toronto’s Sony Centre for the Performing Arts will be home to one of the city’s largest urban dance showcases this Sunday. The STOMP...


Winners and losers: Toronto casino debate

The idea of a casino in downtown Toronto was dead on arrival. However, the special meeting at city hall on May 21, which also saw council vote against any gambling...


Kensington businesses fear franchise competition

For many, the cold weather means no longer walking to one’s destination and switching to other modes of transport, but a persistent few continue to detour through Kensington on foot...


Charitable European trend comes to Ontario

Supplying a hot cup of coffee on a cold day to someone in need has become easier as the European movement ‘caffe sospeso’ comes to Ontario. ‘Caffe sospeso’, or ‘suspended...


Korea Town hosts heritage walk

The city of Toronto, it’s often said, finds its identity in diversity. Diversity Our Strength: it’s our official motto. It is an idea that seems impossible to overstate. But, walking...


Night Shift

Night Shift   How I bring to work The meaninglessness of time: Thin the growing line.     © – Anthony Leclair 2013 © – Image by Magda Wolak....


Freelance Streets

Freelance Streets A residual of a memory clings like sunrise on a dirty street. If you could hear the horns howl, you wouldn’t mind it. But it’s all too dangerous,...


From the archives: A profile on Toronto artist Justin Blayney

Sweptmedia.ca interviewed Justin Blayney roughly a year ago and as a tribute to his upcoming showing at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit at Nathan Philips Square, we have brought back...