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At The Gallery / Ideas To Make The World Bearable by Rafael Zen + Khalil Alomar + Lote84

July 12 – September 22, Massy Arts will host Ideas To Make The World Bearable, a new exhibition by artists Rafael Zen (Brazil/Canada), Khalil Alomar (Lebanon/Canada) and Brazilian art collective Lote84. For the show, Zen and Alomar will create new collage and assemblage pieces as a take over of Massy Arts' windows, and release the web series with English captions for North-America through Massy's webpage.

Massy Interviews / Rafael Zen

To celebrate the upcoming show Ideas To Make The World Bearable, Massy Arts interviews Rafael Zen, addressing knowledge as privilege in a society of control, and what is the use of philosophical and political education when dealing with the social and political issues of the 21st Century.

Watch / Ideas To Make The World Bearable

July 12 – September 22, Massy Arts will host, Ideas To Make The World Bearable, a new exhibition by artists Rafael Zen (Brazil/Canada), Khalil Alomar (Lebanon/Canada) and Brazilian art collective Lote84. The show will present the web series Ideas To Make The World Bearable, a political education project that Zen organizes and coordinates in South America. Through a 10-class …

At The Gallery / Inter/me/diary by Yasaman Moussavi

August 16 – September 22, Massy Arts will host, Inter/me/diary., a new exhibition by visual artist and educator Yasaman Moussavi. The show reflects Moussavi's interest in investigating the sense of space, which is fleeting and veiled, through the exploration of architectonic and linguistic structures.

Massy Interviews / Yasaman Moussavi

To celebrate Inter/me/diary, Rafael Zen interviews Moussavi for Massy Arts, addressing the artist's investigation on the traditional central courtyard of Persian domestic architecture, and her interest on paper as an artistic media.

Opening Reception / Inter/me/diary by Yasaman Moussavi

Tuesday, August 16 at 6pm, Massy Arts will host an opening reception for Inter/me/diary., a new exhibition by visual artist and educator Yasaman Moussavi. The show reflects Moussavi’s interest in investigating the sense of space, which is fleeting and veiled, through the exploration of architectonic and linguistic structures.

Book Launch / Lullabies in the Real World by Meredith Quartemain

On Thursday, August 18 at 6pm, join Massy Arts, Massy Books, and Vancouver-based poet and novelist Meredith Quartermain for the launch of her new book “Lullabies in the Real World” (2020), a finalist for the 2021 Robert Kroetsch Award for Poetry.

Massy Interviews / Meredith Quartermain

To celebrate the launch of Lullabies in the Real World, Rafael Zen interviews Meredith Quartermain for Massy Arts, investigating the author's attention to history in these poems, and asking how poetry can imagine a time before or outside colonization.

Launch / PRISM international’s Summer Launch – Issue 60.4

On Thursday, August 25 at 6pm, join Massy Arts, Massy Books, and Vancouver-based literary magazine PRISM international for the launch event of this Summer's edition - Issue 60.4. At this in-person event, writers Alice Turski, Brandi Bird, K. Ho, Helen Luo, and Fiona Tinwei Lam will read from their works.

Book Launch / Called to Testify by Judith Kalman

On Thursday, September 1 at 6pm, join Massy Arts, Massy Books, and Toronto-based author Judith Kalman for the launch of her book Called to Testify: The Big Story in My Small Life (2022, Sutherland House).

Massy Interviews / Ellie Sawatzky

To celebrate A Mennonite to Remember, Rafael Zen interviews Ellie Sawatzky for Massy Arts, addressing her Mennonite heritage and the various ways in which a poet finds home.