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    CAROUSEL’s 4PANEL gets Honourary Mention at 2013 Wright Awards

    Even though we didn't win, CAROUSEL was honoured to have its 4PANEL section receive a nomination for a 2013 Doug Wright Award! We received an Honourary Mention for the 'Pigskin Peters Award’, which recognizes the best in experimental or avant-garde comics. Congrats to cartoonist David Collier, who won for his book Hamilton Illustrated (published by Wolsak and Wynn). This short clip captures ...

    On May 26, 2013 / By
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    LARRY EISENSTEIN – Negative Capability exhibition

    Larry Eisenstein Negative Capability May 25 – Jun 16, 2013 (opening Sat May 25, 2-5pm) @ Loop Gallery (1273 Dundas St W, Toronto) Toronto artist and 4PANEL participant Larry Eisenstein (whose work was prominently featured back in CAROUSEL 27) has a new exhibit opening in Toronto, Negative Capability. Romantic poet John Keats used the term "negative capability" to describe an artist's receptiveness ...

    On May 22, 2013 / By
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    We're happy to announce that CAROUSEL's 4PANEL section has been nominated for a DOUG WRIGHT AWARD! We're a nominee for the '2013 Pigskin Peters Award', which recognizes the best in experimental or avant-garde comics. Other 2013 Wright Awards nominees include industry stalwarts such as Michel Rabagliati, David Collier, Ethan Rilly and Michael DeForge. The 2013 Doug Wright Awards ceremony — Canada’s biggest ...

    On April 27, 2013 / By
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    MARK LALIBERTE — New Exhibition

    Mark Laliberte — CUT PROGRAM Apr 11 – May 05, 2013 (opening Thu Apr 11, 6-9pm) @ MONASTIRAKI (5478 St-Laurent, Montreal) Toronto artist and CAROUSEL Managing Editor/ Designer Mark Laliberte has a new exhibit at in Montreal. A retrospective look at more than 10 years of production, this exhibition offers a 'collage view' of several different collage projects I have created over ...

    On April 9, 2013 / By
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    KAZOO! Print Expo (Guelph, ON)

    The 6th annual Kazoo! Festival –  happening in Guelph, ON — includes the KAZOO! PRINT EXPO this Sat Apr 06 from 11am-3pm … come join us @ 99 Woolwich St, Mitchell Hall, (Beside St. George's Church) in sunny downtown Guelph! The event is also an advance public launch of CAROUSEL 31, our brand new issue (it’ll be out in stores and sent to ...

    On April 5, 2013 / By
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    C31 Launch: 4 Blurry Readers

    By far some of our favourite shots of the evening were these blurry ones ... so we thought we'd post them! Catriona Wright Lizzy Violet Nico Mara-McKay Sonia Di Placido ...

    On April 5, 2013 / By
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    CAROUSEL 31 Release Party Apr 04!

    In association with National Poetry Month and in collaboration with the Livewords reading series, please join us for the Toronto advance launch of CAROUSEL 31 —a free event taking place on Thu Apr 04, 2013 beginning at 7:30pm at Black Swan Tavern (154 Danforth Ave, 2nd floor) Featured Readers: Colin Brush, Louise Carson, Sonia Di Placido, Nico Mara-McKay, David Reibetanz, Mary Rykov, ...

    On April 1, 2013 / By
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    Photos from CAROUSEL Appreciation Party (Guelph)

    Michael Kleiza Sonia Di Placido Shane Neilson Forest Prospect Julia Griffiths Robyn and The Batmans ...

    On March 30, 2013 / By
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    March 24th, 2013 is the date for the third annual Mini-Comics Day, celebrating the art of cartooning and creating hand-made comic books (the first event was held April 9th, 2011). On Mini-Comics Day, participating cartoonists from around the world will write, draw, and print copies of a mini-comic, completing the entire process from start to finish in a day or less. Anyone ...

    On March 24, 2013 / By
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    Sneak peek at CAROUSEL 31 cover

    The next issue of CAROUSEL (featuring a cover image by Souther Salazar) will be in stores in May, 2013 An 80 page bi-annual hybrid literary/arts magazine representing new and established Canadian artists (with a selection of international contributors), CAROUSEL highlights a comfortable merging of textual and visual content, presenting work across many genres … if it is original and engaging, we aim ...

    On March 24, 2013 / By
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    derek beaulieu’s ‘How to Read’ exhibition

    Canadian poet, publisher & anthologist derek beaulieu is a writer obsessed w/ the upscaling of lowercase gestures; we interviewed him about the state of his practice back in CAROUSEL 27. beaulieu' first major solo exhibition, 'How To Read', is opening this Fri Mar 22 at Niagara Artists Centre in St. Catharine's, ON — it runs in the Showroom space until May 10, ...

    On March 20, 2013 / By
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    Farquharson curates ‘Translation’

    TRANSLATION March 01 – 30, 2013 @ O'Born Contemporary (131 Ossington Ave, Toronto) Featuring: Alex Fischer / John Monteith / Petrina Ng / Callum Schuster Curated by: Rachel Anne Farquharson Rachel Anne Farquharson is a Toronto-based essayist and curator, whose writings appear regularly in the pages of CAROUSEL; for our current issue, she profiles and interviews Toronto pixel-pusher Alex Fischer. She is ...

    On March 6, 2013 / By
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    : : : : download the free CAROUSEL 30 Mixtape NOW! As an accompaniment to our Winter 2013 issue, we present Make Room For Change, a 19-track continuous MP3 Mixtape (1hr19m28s / 182 MB). We hope you will choose to enjoy our new issue while listening to this suggested soundtrack. : : : : See the tracklist / download the CRSL30 mix: here : : : : ...

    On March 3, 2013 / By
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    Carousels Spinning Everywhere

    We're a Canadian art magazine; they're an American pop band. Listen up: Carousel is an electro-pop duo based in Brooklyn, NY. Jackson Phillips and Kevin Friedman, two Berklee College of Music graduates, create a unique sound that combines the drive of electro with the melodic sensibilities of pop ... recommended! : : : : Download Carousel's debut EP '26 Alliston'  here ...

    On February 24, 2013 / By
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    Recently on 4PANEL.CA …

    Have you been paying attention to our 4PANEL website? You should be … there is a new strip posted every Monday! So far in 2013, we've published delightful original works by: Sarah Scope. Larry Eisenstein. Marc Ngui. Michael DeForge. Mark Laliberte. Jessica Fortner. Fiona Smyth. And remember, 4PANEL appears as a full-colour section in the pages of each new issue of CAROUSEL. ...

    On February 15, 2013 / By