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Mary Tremonte

Toronto, ON

Mary Tremonte is an artist, educator, and DJ based in Toronto via Pittsburgh. A founding member of Justseeds Artists' Cooperative, she works with "printmaking in the expanded field," including printstallation, interactive silkscreen printing in public space, and wearable artist multiples such as queer scout badges. As DJ Mary Mack she strives to make safe(r) spaces on dance floors for embodying a body politic with pleasure. With Justseeds and independently Mary has exhibited, presented lectures and workshops, and performed in Toronto, Pittsburgh, throughout the United States, and internationally. Formerly the youth programs coordinator at The Andy Warhol Museum, she values art education as a means of youth empowerment and social change. Through her work she aims to create temporary utopias and sustainable commons through pedagogy, collaboration, visual pleasure and serious fun.

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Rad Post-Teen Print of the Week: Palm Oil

Rad Post-Teen Print of the Week: Palm Oil

March 4, 2015

After a long hiatus, I am reviving my Rad Teen Print of the Week series as Rad Post-Teen Print of the Week, to share the amazing work from university students and other post-teens that I’ve been working with here in Toronto. I first forayed into this zone a few years ago with Lauren Jurysta’s Free Pussy Riot silkscreen.

Ask First

Ask First

July 22, 2013

Ask First from Brendan Anckaert on Vimeo. Just turned on to this brilliant reworking of the Robin Thicke creepy top-40 tune by a bunch of Canadian coastal queers…it’s all about…

1W3KND in Windsor

1W3KND in Windsor

December 15, 2012

I’m in Windsor for the weekend doing 1W3KND writing residency with fellow OCADU student Jason Deary at Broken City Lab’s Civic Space. So far I’ve gotten a little walking tour…

Craft-o-Tron

Craft-o-Tron

June 21, 2012

If you happen to be in Pittsburgh, you can pick up my Queer Scout Badges and Merit Badges from the Upcycla Craft-o-Tron vending machine at the East End Food Co-op….

Healthy Artists

Healthy Artists

February 28, 2012

I was recently interviewed for Healthy Artists, a new Pittsburgh-based project which features video portraits in which artists talk about their lives, their work, and why universal health care is…