Tag: Artist

St. John’s, N.L., artist ranks icy downtown streets in ski hill map design

ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—An artist’s imagining of St. John’s, N.L.’s downtown streets as a ski hill map has resonated with winter-weary residents recovering from the year’s first major winter storm. Sophie Harrington’s map ranks the neighbourhood’s narrow streets, often slicked with ice and snow during winter months, based on difficulty level from green to the challenging…

Toronto tattoo artist hopes Black Panther pieces instil pride, dispel myths

TORONTO—When Black Panther hit theatres, Toronto tattoo artist D.C Nchama saw an opportunity to fill a void, instil a sense of pride and dispel myths in his craft. Inspired by the film’s Afrofuturism esthetic and African cultural motifs, he designed a series of Black Panther tattoos and recently inked one them, of a Dora Milaje-style…

Is The Disaster Artist James Franco’s next shot at Oscar gold?

If you’re a James Franco fan who felt the actor was snubbed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences when his performance as an eccentric drug dealer in Spring Breakers failed to earn an Oscar nod —rejoice. The actor’s next shot at a gold statuette may have just arrived. On Tuesday, American distributor…