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Editor’s Note​

Focal Point: Jesse Tungilik

Emily L. Henderson explores the artist’s exploration of Indigenous futures and creativity. read article

Heart Work: The Art of Modern Memorial Jewellery Anna Cavouras investigates contemporary memorial jewellery making.

(In)Visible Minorities
Shiemara Hogarth asks why aren’t more makers and artists of colour included and reflected in Canadian institutions? read article

The Legacy of Wayne Ngan
The renowned ceramicist’s daughters, Gailan and Goya Ngan, write about their father’s life and impact.

Please Help Yourself: Exchanging Memories with the Rice Water Collective
Art curator and critic Tak Pham writes about time and labour in the work of the Rice Water Collective.

Poetry by writer and interdisciplinary artist Siku Allooloo.

Virtuosity and Virtuality: A Conversation with Skawennati
When it comes to craft, where do the material and the virtual meet? Curator Sasha Sobrino explores these interstices in an interview with multimedia artist Skawennati.

Material Memories
The artistic practices of Kapwani Kiwanga and Tau Lewis invite us into new considerations of everyday materials, writes Neil Price.

A Jeweller State of Mind
Robyn Wilcox profiles Melanie Egan, Director of Craft and Design at the Harbourfront Centre.


Simone Saunders (Calgary, AB)

House of Cassady (Toronto, ON)

Phil Abernethy (Victoria, BC)

INQUIRIES: Isabelle Fish
The founder of Rue Pigalle describes her lifelong relationship to craft. read article



Studio 16.2


Managing Editor


Fall/Winter 2021-2022

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