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October 28, 2021

Rungh Magazine, Volume 9 Number 1

Holding Space for Beauty and Blackness
Isabel Okoro, (If you knew how we got here), 2020 Photo by Darren Rigo.

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NEW Rungh Magazine, Volume 9, No 1

Rungh is Canada's leading online platform which focuses on creative work by Indigenous, Black and People of Colour (IBPOC) identified artists. Since 1992, Rungh Magazine has featured multidisciplinary, unique and opinionated views and reviews. Subscription is FREE. People ask us, how can I support IBPOC artists in Canada? Our answer, JOIN our mailing list.

What is the problem with art juries based on the peer system? Find out Columnist David Garneau’s thoughts.

In this NEW issue, go deeper into what it means to say Punjab, Punjabi, and Punjabiyat with a journey into the land and language of belonging and a Conversation with artists from around the world.

Rachita Burjupati, Untitled (detail), 2018, installation of sand, wood, mesh, and fabric, dimensions variable. Photo: Rachel Topham Photography
Rachita Burjupati, Untitled (detail), 2018, installation of sand, wood, mesh, and fabric, dimensions variable. Photo by Rachel Topham Photography.

In Holding Space for Beauty and Blackness, Ashley Marshall explores a complex set of relations in a review of Is Love a Synonym for Abolition. Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch explores networks of relation, intimacy and land via poetry from the new collection The Good Arabs. Phinder Dulai reviews Selina Boan’s Undoing Hours and David Austin explores how the voiceless speak in Grada Kilomba’s Plantation Memories: Episodes of Everyday Racism.

Thank you to ARTEXTE for including Rungh Magazine (1992-1999) in it’s e-ARTEXTE Library Catalogue. Just enter Rungh into the Search field and see what you find! This marks Rungh’s third archive repository (SFU, Artexte, and Rungh itself).

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