Are Disability Fetishists Exploiting People with Disabilities?

December 2, 2016

VICE commissioned Deshi Deng to illustrate their column exploring the topic of whether or not disability fetishists are exploiting people with disabilities.

Read the article here:
http://www.vice.com/read/are-disability-fetishists-exploiting-people-with-disabilities

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Cleaning Up Christmas



Just in time for Christmas! Maurice Vellekoop recently created this illustration for the The Walrus‘ article about the history of Saint Nicholas.

 

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An Odd Sea Book Launch



Blair Drawson announces a launch of his new book, An Odd Sea.
Thursday, December 8th, 7 to 9 pm, in the lobby of OCADU, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto.

An Odd Sea, in 256 pages of text and with 41 black and white illustrations, retells Homer’s Odyssey with naughty humour and a freewheeling disregard for time or historical fact.

Please join Blair on Dec. 8. Pick up a copy. Pay for it. Have it signed, if you like. Only $39.50!

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Dating with a Disability

November 10, 2016

Deshi Deng recently completed this illustration for the online VICE article about the difficulties of dating with a disability.

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Read the article here:
http://www.vice.com/read/the-difficulties-of-dating-with-a-disability

Four Demons By James Turner.

October 13, 2016

Steve Dunk is printing four letterpress images for James Turner’s submission to the exhibition:

Hyakki Yagyo: Night Parade of 100 Demons at Northern Contemporary Gallery opening October 20th, 2016 at 7pm. Also in the show are Reactor artists Clayton Hanmer and Deshi Deng.

Located at 1266 Queen St. West, the show runs until October 31, 2016

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Hyakki Yagyo: Night Parade of 100 Demons
Northern Contemporary will exhibit Hyakki Yagyo: Night Parade of 100 Demons, opening October 20th, 2016 at 7pm and running until October 31, 2016.

Here’s the gallery link…  http://www.northerncontemporarygallery.com/upcoming

12 Ways to Look Your Worst

August 26, 2016

Men’s Health magazine comissioned Maurice Vellekoop to illustrate ’12 Ways to Look Your Worst.’ Check out these clothes, accessories, and grooming trends that have since faded out.

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Deshi Deng’s Illustration for Vice

July 21, 2016

Deshi Deng’s latest illustration for Vice.com for an article about people smuggling porn into jails.

Read the article here.

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Hollywood: The Art Of The Movie Poster

June 24, 2016

These are two personal works by Deshi Deng recently exhibited at the Northern Contemporary Gallery’s group show, “Hollywood: The Art Of The Movie Poster.”

The exhibition features over 20 artists who have created posters reinterpreting their favourite movies. The exhibition is on view until June 28th.

Artists exhibiting are Allison Burda & Cameron Gee, CLöWNBäBÿ/Kartigan, Deshi Deng, Gleb FoRo, Jeffrey Royiwsky, Jim Sage, Joaquin Varela, Jos Theriault, Keith Einmann, Lisa Vanin, M. Glass, Matthew Daley, Matthew Haskill, Michael Pagdon, Pong Ping, Raz Latif, Robert John Paterson, Robert Quance, Roman Arabia, Sophie Paas-Lang, Tiffany Huta, Uuule Brennar, Virginia Deil and Will Gaydos.

Agnes Yi



New work by Agnes Yi.

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Illustrations by Jeff Jackson for the National Youth Orchestra of Canada

June 22, 2016

Jeff Jackson was commissioned by Paul Hodgson of Trajectory to create four full color paintings and multiple spot illustrations for the National Youth Orchestra of Canada’s 2016 tour featuring Lisbon, Portugal.

 

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