A broadcast dedicated to music, MIMS Radio did not focus on any particular genre or style. “If we love it, we talk about it,” was the guiding force behind the show. Listeners had the chance to hear from international artists on what inspires them to create music. Exclusive performances, stories from the music industry, and plenty of throwbacks to genre-defining classics were also part of every broadcast.
Nate Husser is the self-proclaimed LeBron James of Montreal hip-hop. The 29-year-old rapper channelled the great’s trials and tribulations over the course of his mixtape trilogy, including minus 23, 6º and 23+, that he released over the last year.
On track “Project_001,” he pointedly raps, “we drink, smoke and smile to cover up the pain” as a disembodied, ghostly voice chants in the background. His friends are dying, he is “going through all kinds of shit.”
Performance by Husser: "Project_001" | MIMS Radio
On “High for This,” he raps about the ills surrounding him and how this anxiety and the choices of your youth are so unsustainable that the only solution is blurring yourself out or changing your life completely.
In 2018, Husser was in L.A. working on an album that he said was 40% done, and features past collaborators and some new. He intended to release it later that year, another step in the creative path that’s propelled Husser to where he is now. He’s ever-positive, but Husser adds that mood isn’t all that matters: “It takes a lot of work, a lot of hours.”
Performance by Husser: "High For This" | MIMS Radio
Oct 5 → Jan 6
Gathering over forty recent works, DHC/ART’s inaugural exhibition by conceptual artist Marc Quinn is the largest ever mounted in North America and the artist’s first solo show in Canada
Feb 22 → May 25
Six artists present works that in some way critically re-stage films, media spectacles, popular culture and, in one case, private moments of daily life
Jul 4 → Oct 19
This poetic and often touching project speaks to us all about our relation to the loved one
Nov 30 → Mar 29
DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art is pleased to present the North American premiere of Christian Marclay’s Replay, a major exhibition gathering works in video by the internationally acclaimed artist
May 21 → Sep 27
DHC/ART is pleased to present Particles of Reality, the first solo exhibition in Canada of the celebrated Israeli artist Michal Rovner, who divides her time between New York City and a farm in Israel
Oct 16 → Nov 22
The inaugural DHC Session exhibition, Living Time, brings together selected documentation of renowned Taiwanese-American performance artist Tehching Hsieh’s One Year Performances and the films of young Dutch artist, Guido van der Werve
Jan 29 → May 9
Eija-Liisa Ahtila’s film installations experiment with narrative storytelling, creating extraordinary tales out of ordinary human experiences
Jun 30 → Nov 14
For more than thirty years, Jenny Holzer’s work has paired text and installation to examine personal and social realities