In the Home Cooking rubric, each issue will feature long form essays by artists talking about local things, from the place where they or Nacre is located at the time.

Issue 1: To initiate this rubric we are talking Toronto, Canada.

⚡Lauren Lavery is a Toronto-based visual artist, writer and editor of the exhibition review magazine Peripheral Review. Her writing has been published by LUMA Quarterly, Public Parking and she has written texts for Y+ Contemporary and Xpace Cultural Centre in Toronto. Please find here her essay on ARCs (artist run centers) and impressions on moving to Toronto.