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q artist in residence: Tamara Lindeman vs. Adrienne Wong

Round one: Tamara Lindeman, a.k.a. The Weather Station and theatre artist Adrienne Wong share their commissioned works.
Round one: Tamara Lindeman, a.k.a. The Weather Station and theatre artist Adrienne Wong share their commissioned works.

Six artists, four rounds, one chance to become q's first ever artist in residence. Today, the first two artists unveil their commissioned works on the theme, "I'm sorry you're offended". 

Listen to Tamara Lindeman's song, try out Adrienne Wong's apology generator, and vote for your favourite below. 


Tamara Lindeman

Tamara Lindeman, also known by her musical alias The Weather Station, is an acclaimed songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based in Toronto. A master of evocative vignettes and carefully crafted lyrics, Lindeman has drawn comparisons to the likes of Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen.

In response to our theme, Lindeman created this original song: 


Adrienne Wong

Ottawa-based theatre artist Adrienne Wong creates projects that enhance connection and encourage interaction. From audio plays to participatory shows, Wong invites audiences to "re-see" the familiar and re-imagine the everyday. 

In response to our theme, Wong created a self-serve apology generator — a site that specializes in partly-automated expressions of regret. 

Try out the apology generator here.


Adrienne Wong wins round one

Voting for round one is now closed. Adrienne Wong will advance to the final round. 

Round one: Tamara Lindeman, a.k.a. The Weather Station and theatre artist Adrienne Wong share their commissioned works. (Ben Shannon/CBC)

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