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Computer-generated art from the sentence "draw creatively" (Midjourneyz0, provided by Caroline Tucker.

Artificial intelligence: A crutch or catalyst in the renaissance of creativity?

Most fields of study in AI research focus on improving user experience from the backend, supporting online advertising and cyber security, among other things. However, a few research labs have…
Screenshot of OpenSea, an NFT market website.

NFTs are an embarrassment to the art world

Logging into websites like Twitter, I am greeted with tweet after tweet of .jpg images. It seems every day is accompanied by the repetition of the same weird monkey and…
IIKAAKIMAT by Chandra Melting Tallow, Land Back

Art, resistance, hope converge in LAND BACK exhibition

Exhibition at Open Space features Indigenous artists’ relationships with land and land defence According to Eli Hirtle, curator of the LAND BACK exhibition currently at Open Space, the chosen title…
BLM protestors at Bastion Square, protecting ACAB slogan

Bastion Square “More Justice More Peace” mural protected by a protest after drawing complaints from VicPD over “ACAB” slogan

ACAB, “All Cops Are Bastards,” alludes to the systemic nature of police violence After collaborating with Black Lives Matter (BLM) activists on a mural reading “More Justice, More Peace,” city…
Black Lives Matter art peopleless protest, people draw chalk around centennial square

WOC-led activism highlights racialized experiences and the BLM movement through art, community engagement

“Peopleless protest” aims to start dialogue about racism, but faced some backlash In response to George Floyd’s death from police brutality, a tight-knit group of young women of colour from…

The Artlet | Bringing in spring

Our second edition of the Artlet showcases several works from students that highlight the start of spring.

African and Caribbean Students’ Association showcases students’ talent in an art show

From paintings to photography, the African and Caribbean Students’ Association art show celebrated self-expression and the Black community through a variety of mediums.

The Artlet: A showcase of student art and poetry

The Martlet is revisiting a section from our paper in the 80’s that showcased student art and writing with the hopes of inspiring students to explore their creative sides. This…

Zap Copy gets a mural facelift

If you walk into Zap Copy today, you’ll see hand-painted bio-scenery splashed across a wall in the student-run print shop. The newest art mural at UVic, by Kay Gallivan, is…