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Iris Esquivel

Iris Esquivel

Iris Esquivel is a Montreal artist, teacher, and McGill University student. When she's not working at one of her twenty-seven odd jobs or capriciously traveling the world, she writes and illustrates for several local publications including The F-Word, Radix, L'Organe, and Paper's Edge. She can't cook, but prides herself greatly on her ability to listen and make puns—sometimes good ones. One day she'll change her name and start a revolution. She hasn't yet decided what kind. You can visit her works at


Crowd Main Stages – Photo by Rachel Machalani Osheaga 2016 was nothing short of an intense, deep-burning summer love affair. With gorgeous weather all weekend, unbelievable musical performances, mouth-watering food and drink, interactive ... Continue reading >>

Our eyes are peeled and our senses are terrifically heightened after catching an exclusive sneak peak of The Heartstreets’ racy new music video for “Cruising With You.” Premiering today, the three-minute ensemble promises ... Continue reading >>

Awolnation – by Pat Beaudry  // Festivalgoers everywhere have been counting down the days since the 2016 Osheaga line-up was released in May. So have we. After an amazing and unforgettable time at ... Continue reading >>

  Fresh from the UK, Snik is an internationally revered artistic duo, composed of Nik and Laura, that has gained august acclaim for their intricate, photorealistic stencil work. Working powerfully on canvas and ... Continue reading >>

Urban explorer, photographer and stencil artist Logan Hicks is a New York City based talent that has gained international recognition for his multifarious work. Having shown in nearly twenty countries throughout his career ... Continue reading >>

On April 28th, Station 16 Gallery launched Stenciled, a group exhibition showcasing a rare amalgamate of international talent: AIKO, Icy and Sot, Joe Iurato, Logan Hicks, and Snik. Distinctively incorporating intricate stencils in their ... Continue reading >>

There is nothing quite like the clarity that comes with time. Having tenderly cultivated fresh perspective and inspiration from a bittersweet past, multifarious musician and British Columbia native, Jordan Klassen, is fresh off ... Continue reading >>

Optical enchantress and experimental rebel, Dominique T. Skoltz is a creative antagonist fascinated by the uncharted dissension amid harmony and chaos. Distinctly unconventional and sensually stunning, her photography and film productions embody the ... Continue reading >>

A doodle virus is sweeping the nation! City walls, skate parks, cars, even chairs—no surface is safe. Behind the alarming outbreak is none other than The Doodle Man, twenty-one year old Sam Cox’s ... Continue reading >>

The lights dim and the crowd calms, sensing the easy, warm presence on stage. Even afore exposing raw talent, the pop-folk singer and songwriter graces the room with her tenderness, confidence, and feminine ... Continue reading >>