9.4 Regionalism – London, Ontario

Please Read

A Continuing Tradition – pp 311 – 316

London – pp 436 – 441

Reid, Dennis. A Concise History of Canadian Painting. 3rd ed., Oxford University Press, 2012. https://archive.org/details/concisehistoryof0003reid/page/n7/mode/2up


Jack Chambers and Greg Curnoe


Screenshot ACI Jack Chambers Life & Work Biography

Click & Explore

Read the Biography of Jack Chambers https://www.aci-iac.ca/art-books/jack-chambers/biography/

and the Biography of Greg Curnoe https://www.aci-iac.ca/art-books/greg-curnoe/





Watch CBC Music Presents London Calling

Nihilist Spasm Band 16:04 – 21:46



For further references on interviewee Lido Pimienta visit:

Gagnon, Olivia Michiko. “In/hospitality and Un/inhabitability: Three Scenes in the Work of Lido Pimienta.” Canadian Theatre Review, vol. 177, 2019, p. 73-77. Project MUSE muse.jhu.edu/article/716617.



Jamelie Hassan “ﻚ” [kaaf]Kitchener City Hall, 200 King Street West, Kitchener, 2016

Watch Jamelie Hassan speaking about her artistic practice and working in Kitchener.



Read more on Hassan’s collaboration with CAFKA here:




Screenshot of Digital publication Blackflash,Traditions Unbound, Jamelie Hassan, 2022


Traditions Unbound: An Interview with Jamelie Hassan

For Further Study:

Jamelie Hassan’s 1990 interview in Matrart p. 9-11 in


A collection of videos and digital documents was compiled by the son of one of the Nihilist Spasm Band members, and you can view them here. https://www.markfavro.com/forest-city-archive.html



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