Water~Table by Susie Osler and Chris Turnbull

  Back when CSArt Ottawa was just a seed of an idea, potter Susie Osler approached me (Megan) with a concept: what about a poetry-pottery collaboration between her and poet Chris Turnbull, revolving around ideas of landscape, environment, farming, and meeting each other around the dinner table?   I immediately fell in love with the […]

Billions of possibilities: Mark B. Stephenson’s ‘M’

  There’s a theme running through all of our art offerings this season: audience interaction. Our painting project was no exception, and last Thursday we invited our subscribers and the public to come see ‘M’, a fully touchable, changeable painting series, with 13,841,287,201 possible permutations.   Yeah, you read that right: 13,841,287,201.   We approached […]

Interview with THUNK!theatre

The second art event of our 2016-2017 season is a show by THUNK!theatre. THUNK!theatre is an ongoing collaboration between creators Karen Balcome and Geoff McBride. In the past three years, THUNK! has created theatrical productions that explore the boundaries of performance and audience interaction. This practice began with bread, a participatory piece first produced in 2013 at Ottawa’s undercurrents festival, […]