Gerry Porter: Cautiously Pessimistic

BY NQ

November 2019

Gerry Porter was a talented visual artist, designer, and humorist who made an indelible impact on the St. John’s arts scene.

He died in 2016, and on Sunday December 1st, a website of his work is being launched at The LSPU Hall, from 4 pm to 6 pm.

The website contains hundreds of Gerry’s cartoons, comics, posters, memes, and for his on-line followers, an archive of his twitter feed and news haikus.

Costume Banks and Conjured Worlds

BY Eva Crocker

As we weave through the racks she tells me the history of specific pieces, like a donated Sherlock Holmes’ style cape and deerstalker hat that was worn during the Boer War. Each costume is a talisman for transformation and picking the right one can help summon a character, conjure a world.