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MURAL FESTIVAL RETURNS!

April 01, 2015

Station 16 Gallery is proud to partner once again with Montreal's Mural Festival this June. As its third year running, the 2015 edition is shaping up to be a killer year. In addition to the world-class artists and DJs, the festival will include a line-up of documentaries and conferences, as well as a local market and an art fair. Not to mention, the festival has expanded from 4 to 11 days. Here's to two weeks of incredible art and summertime fun in Montreal! Inevitably, a big and better festival mean more and more bills to pay. As a result, Mural has launched a Kickstarter Campaign to aid in the funding. With a goal of $25 000, Mural will be able... Continue Reading →

Enzo Sarto Cannot Be Stopped

March 24, 2015

There is an inherent shock value when viewing the work of Enzo Sarto. Executed in a clean and crisp manner, Sarto’s photographs highlight a deceptive innocence that demands attention. Although stating that his work “is about passions, prejudices, and fear,” a specific clarification, such as why a little girl wears a bandana around her face like a vandal and holds a gun as if she just committed murder, remains elusive. Politically and socially charged images, such as Candor Dat Viribus Alas (Truth Gives Wings to Strength), infiltrate much of Sarto’s work, producing a dialogue that begs for an explanation.  Candor Dat Viribus Alas (Truth Gives Wings to Strength)   The portraits of Sarto’s work tend to revolve between two categories:... Continue Reading →

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