Getting to know Newcomer Centre’s Artist-in-Residence

Edmonton Arts Council | Nov. 2014

We recently paid Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomer’s artist-in-residence (AIR), Juan Lopezdabdoub, a visit to see what he’s been up to since he started his residency three months ago.

The artist is working on a series of digital images that take the template of The Globe & Mail to create The Globe We Nail: News I would like to read on a Sunday afternoon over a cup of coffee. With this project, Lopezdabdoub takes photoshopped images, illustrations, and his own write-ups to create a “tongue-in-cheek” mock newspaper that provides a satirical and critical review of the state of how world news is presented and viewed.


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