Chris Hampton

Chris Hampton is a Hamilton-based freelance arts and culture writer. His work has appeared elsewhere in The New York Times, the Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, The Walrus, and Canadian Art. Find him on Instagram: @chris.hampton

Latest from Chris Hampton

How do we make public art in a climate crisis?

Accidental gardens, cultural dumpster divers and art afterlives: Producers and exhibitors from across Canada gather at Toronto’s Bentway to imagine a greener future.

What do the rocks know about us anyway?

The exhibition Erratic Behaviour at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery gathers 8 contemporary artists working with the geologic record in the time of climate crisis.

Monsters, riot grrrl, guerrilla art: What should a show about power look like?

This surprising group exhibition at OCAD's Onsite Gallery features work by Rajni Perera, Ekow Nimako, Fiona Smyth and more.
Q with Tom Power

Actor Alexandra Billings: 'If you don't understand our community, then pick up a damn book!'

The star of the new coming-of-age film Queen Tut tells Q guest host Talia Schlanger about playing a trans character whose anger matches her own.

What does it mean to be a 'recovering photographer'?

Nancy Friedland paints startling photo-like images. With a new solo exhibition just opened in L.A., the Toronto-based artist has found a wider success in her second chapter.
Q with Tom Power

'That's a fact': Vince Staples helped lure Kawhi Leonard away from the Raptors

The California rapper tells Q’s Tom Power how some voiceover work for the Los Angeles Clippers paved the way for his new Netflix series, The Vince Staples Show.
Q with Tom Power

One of Cole Sprouse's first memories is throwing sticks at rollerbladers in Central Park with Adam Sandler

From Grace Under Fire to Lisa Frankenstein, the former Disney star chats with Q’s Tom Power about his life in film and television.

This is your brain on cartoons: The pencil crayon surrealism of Mathieu Larone

The Montreal-based illustrator presents more than 100 drawings in his first-ever solo exhibition at the Latcham Art Centre.
Q with Tom Power

Molly Ringwald comes full circle with new Truman Capote series

The Breakfast Club star joins Q’s Tom Power for a career-spanning conversation — from acting as a child to her latest role in Ryan Murphy’s Feud: Capote vs. The Swans.
Q with Tom Power

Daisy Ridley goes from Jedi mind tricks to the vastly trickier human mind

The Star Wars sequel trilogy’s breakout actor discusses her new indie rom-com, Sometimes I Think About Dying, in a conversation with Q’s Tom Power.