A do-it-yourself mindset and artistic inkling sets screenprinting apart
With digital solutions replacing hands-on work more and more, some Calgarians still opt to get their hands dirty.
Karolina Gajewska does screenprinting (also known as silkscreening) part time at Burnt Toast Studios in Calgary’s Northeast.
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- By Michaela Ritchie and Colin Gallant
Former student at Old Sun Residential School develops innovative teaching tool to preserve her language
Produced by Trevor Solway
Once forbidden to speak her native tongue, Residential school survivor, Dr. Vivian Ayoungman teaches the Blackfoot language in Siksika Nation at Old Sun Residential School through the app she developed to preserve her language.
- By Trevor Solway
TORCH Motorcycles is a company set to create a community of female moto-enthusiasts, whose bikes reflect their build.
Patti Derbyshire never imagined herself building motorcycles for women, but the lack of bikes not marketed or built for women’s bodies inspired a venture into creating a company that would be the first to handle these issues.
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- By Nora Cruickshank & Maria Dardano
High Performance Rodeo exhibit challenges comfort zones and children’s roles in society
For Abass Garad Gure, 11, cutting hair was something he’d never thought of doing. But after a crash course into the world of hairstyling and donning the title of ‘hair stylist’ for a weekend, he’s considering the career choice.
- By Mary Yohannes