C Magazine

Art & Design Collection  

Archived since Issue 1, Winter 1983-1984
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150 issues

C Magazine (est. 1983) is a contemporary art and criticism periodical that functions as a forum for significant ideas in art and contexts. Each issue explores a theme that is singularly engaged with emerging and prevailing perspectives through original art writing, criticism and artists' projects.

Based in Toronto, our content focuses on the activities of contemporary art practitioners residing in Canada and Canadian practitioners living abroad - with an emphasis on those from Black, Indigenous, diasporic and other equity-seeking communities - as well as on international practices and dialogues. We are committed to facilitating meaningful, pluralistic, interdisciplinary, historically-engaged and imaginative conversations about art.

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Latest Issue

Chinatowns are complex sites that embody shared histories of survival spanning generations, amidst ongoing struggles with displacement and anti-Asian racism. Guest edited by Steph Wong Ken, this issue gathers artistic explorations of Chinatowns across Canada to reinterpret and reimagine their pasts, presents, and futures. From architectural shifts and hidden stories within their visual representation, to building community bonds through a garden, queer diasporic library, and pact against gentrification, Chinatown is revealed as a home for multitudes.

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  • First Issue: Issue 1, Winter 1983-1984
  • Latest Issue: Issue 153, Chinatown
  • Issue Count: 150
  • Page Count: 11,074
  • Published: Quarterly
  • ISSN: 1923-3795