Dec 10, 2014 | 14:00Q Photographer Laurie Simmons Video
Q Photographer Laurie Simmons Dec 10, 2014 | 14:00American photographer and film artist Laurie Simmons joins guest host Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss photography's ability to objectify people, particularly women, and how artifice can represent a heightened reality.
Oct 24, 2014 | 15:38Q Cameron Esposito in Studio Q Video
Q Cameron Esposito in Studio Q Oct 24, 2014 | 15:38Fast rising LA comic, Cameron Esposito joins Jian to talk about her debut on network television, why she isn't afraid of hecklers, and how she mines her personal life for material.
Oct 23, 2014 | 3:30Q Justin Trudeau and popular culture Video
Q Justin Trudeau and popular culture Oct 23, 2014 | 3:30In this clip from his feature interview with Jian in Studio Q, Justin Trudeau expounds on his love of fiction and popular culture, and scoffs at claims that it's an indicator of an "undisciplined mind".
Oct 22, 2014 | 45:41Q Justin Trudeau - Q the Culture: Election 2015 Video
Q Justin Trudeau - Q the Culture: Election 2015 Oct 22, 2014 | 45:41Jian speaks with Liberal leader Justin Trudeau about his Canadian cultural platform, particularly on the future of many of the cultural institutions championed by his late father, former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau.
Sep 22, 2014 | 20:21Q Jeanne Beker's politically charged fashion show Video
Q Jeanne Beker's politically charged fashion show Sep 22, 2014 | 20:21Jeanne Beker joins Jian to discuss the complex relationship between fashion and politics,as explored in her new exhibition at the Design Exchange in Toronto. In "Politics of Fashion|Fashion of Politics", the curator and longtime fashion authority looks at how clothing has been used as tool for political expression from 1960 to present day.
Sep 12, 2014 | 8:20Q Torquil takes on TIFF Video
Q Torquil takes on TIFF Sep 12, 2014 | 8:20In a very lively installation of Torquil Campbell's rant or rave column, Q's roving cultural correspondent passionately critiques the Toronto International Film Festival. And this time, folks, Jian steps in to play devil's advocate while Rich Aucoin and band looks on. Grab your popcorn -- this one's a show-stopper!
Aug 28, 2014 | 17:48Q Mexican artist Pedro Reyes Video
Q Mexican artist Pedro Reyes Aug 28, 2014 | 17:48Imagine a pop-up health clinic dedicated to treating common urban afflictions, like chronic stress and loneliness, in surprising and often playful ways. Pedro Reyes's Sanatorium is exactly that kind of place. Reyes joins Jian to share exactly what happens in the Sanatorium, how the silly and serious aspects of the project co-exist, and why he thinks we might all benefit from psychological placebos.
Aug 15, 2014 | 3:20Q Lynn Goldsmith's "Photo nightmares" Video
Q Lynn Goldsmith's "Photo nightmares" Aug 15, 2014 | 3:20In this clip for her feature interview in Studio Q, photographer Lynn Goldsmith ruminates on how photo shoots with Keith Richards and Miles Davis turned into what she would call "photo nightmares".
Jul 28, 2014 | 4:49Q Postcard from Sochi: Conversations with Russians Video
Q Postcard from Sochi: Conversations with Russians Jul 28, 2014 | 4:49Jian leaves the "ring of steel" surrounding the Winter Olympics to visit a residential neighbourhood in the northern part of Sochi -- an area well away from the fancy shops and the tourist attractions. He speaks to many ordinary Russians about how the Olympic Games have affected their lives, and is even invited into some of their homes. Many say the event -- and all the big changes that came with it -- has been of great benefit to local residents.