‘They’re not alone’: Seniors get unexpected gifts from Canadian artists during pandemic

What commenced as a simply call to local artists, asking for donations of Canadian artwork to seniors’ residences, has blossomed into a countrywide message of guidance to let the elderly know they haven’t been overlooked throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Obtaining a way to help

Toronto-primarily based artist Margaux Smith and curator Tadum Dooley wished to locate a way to help seniors who have been among the the toughest hit throughout the crisis and isolated from liked kinds.

When they commenced asking artists on social media final month for performs of art that could dangle in a resident’s home, they were

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Many VFX workers are coming to work and they’re not happy about it

Alongside a 12-member workforce, in a place no even larger than 500 square feet, a Los Angeles-based mostly visible results artist worked elbow-to-jowl in secrecy. No person else was authorized in and these inside could not explore the film challenge with any one outside the house of it. “We have been on lockdown,” he claimed.

It was hardly two weeks ago, when experiences of the really infectious novel coronavirus started to dominate headlines, when Italy went beneath quarantine, Tom Hanks revealed he had contracted COVID-19 and the NBA introduced it was canceling the season.

But the artist, whose function as

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