Category: Behind The Wall

Love-In Toronto

Born to disrupt, and a track record to prove it, Matthew Del Degan shares his story about his motivation for positive disruption and change through art. Matthew grew-up in a loving five-person household on the outskirts of Toronto. When Matthew moved into the downtown core to begin his studies at OCAD he fell under the…

Gabrielle Lasporte

“The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings” ~ Kukuzo Okakura Less than six months after her second born child, Gabrielle Lasporte was already working on a show.  She confides with me, that her close friends and family asked her “What the hell she was doing?”.  But that didn’t stop her.  Trying…

SoTeeOh

“Life is such a crazy series of events. Things can get overwhelming really quickly. Whether it’s the crazy high of realizing your aspirations or the pain of watching a dream slip away, it’s all a lot to deal with. The only thing that keeps me sane is remembering that in life there is no real…

Creature Comforts

Creatures Creating began 3 years ago as a nomadic entity that brought art and music to available spaces in the city [Toronto]. After occupying bookstores, abandoned warehouses, and yoga studios, Creatures is now in its second year of having a permanent physical space. You can find this gallery, artist studio, and music venue at 822…

Paint Love from Zurich

It was wandering the cobble stone lanes of Zürich’s Roten Fabrik late Saturday morning that led us to Snyr and Halunke. Escaping the summer heat, the two found a nice tree shaded wall for their day of painting. Zurich, a graceful city rich with history, maintains an air of modern progress. Part of its formula…

Rodger Beck

Wllnttz caught up with Rodger Beck, the artist behind the loveable character sticker slaps you see around Toronto. When one considers the series of excellent caricatures he’s depicted and the geographic territory Beck has covered in one year’s time it phenomenal. You may have noticed the CN Tower, Earl the Squirrel, Shock or the Ikea…