In the Making

In the Making is an intimate and immersive journey inside the creative processes of Canada’s leading artists. The award-winning CBC Arts documentary series, now in its second season, features groundbreaking artists from across the creative spectrum as they realize provocative and powerful works of art.

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Episodes Season 1

  • 1. Lido Pimienta

    Polaris Prize winning musician Lido Pimienta returns to Colombia, her home country, to make new music and recentre after an explosive year.

  • 2. Crystal Pite

    World-renowned choreographer Crystal Pite travels to Los Angeles to say goodbye to her signature masterwork, drawn from a deeply personal experience.

  • 3. Adrian Stimson

    Acclaimed artist Adrian Stimson collaborates with art legend AA Bronson to address an unsettling family connection on Siksika Nation.

  • 4. Dana Michel

    Choreographer Dana Michel found dance in her late-20s. Now, she’s travelling to Venice, Italy to receive the one of dance’s highest honours.

  • 5. Chilly Gonzales

    Grammy-winning showman Chilly Gonzales steps away from centre stage by starting his own music school in Paris, France, with a faculty that includes Peaches.

  • 6. Shelley Niro

    After 35 years, artist Shelley Niro is finally receiving recognition for her sly, moving artwork, and publishing a book of her life’s work.

  • 7. Curtis Talwst Santiago

    Trinidadian-Canadian artist Curtis Talwst Santiago travels through Portugal to explore his ancestry and create artwork to debut at the Frieze art fair in New York.

  • 8. Divya Mehra

    Winnipeg-based artist Divya Mehra travels to Delhi, India to create a bouncy castle version of the Taj Mahal, addressing issues of race and representation.

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