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Making Believe, Once Again

Making Believe, Once Again

August 27, 2016

After a two-year hiatus due to numerous scheduling conflicts, I was at last able to revisit an ongoing project this weekend – one that is dear to my heart. Spent an all-too-brief 24 hours out near Smoky Lake on “The Farm,” working on getting reacquainted with Make:Believe. I’ve written about this project several times, as […]

Yes, In My Back Yard. Please

August 17, 2016

Originally posted on Behind the Hedge:
A good friend of mine recently moved from a rented basement apartment on the southern edge of Edmonton’s Alberta Avenue neighbourhood to a rental high-rise apartment on the northern edge of Edmonton’s Old Strathcona neighbourhood. Her former home was virtually across the street from the McCauley neighbourhood, which is…

A thought or two on Idealism

July 4, 2016

My first full day in Nova Scotia – overnighted at the airport hotel, and will be heading to Day 1 of my residency at Main & Station in Parrsboro shortly! Excited to get there, get settled, and get to work … . Planning and researching, in order to make work that bridges disciplines and methods of […]

Upcoming Residency and Workshop

Upcoming Residency and Workshop

June 26, 2016

I will be heading out to the East Coast soon! I’ve been  accepted to a 2 week Research and Development Residency for a new project in Nova Scotia. I’ll be in Parrsboro, on the shores of the Bay of Fundy for a couple of weeks – excited to be spending some time on this beautiful […]

Movement and Attraction

Movement and Attraction

June 14, 2016

I have been thinking about a series of related concepts/ideas in the last little while … having the luxury of a little time to allow things to percolate through my brain, see where they take me. The swirl of idea(l)s has caught me up in the last 48 hours, and has insinuated itself in the […]

On Galleries, and other difficult spaces

June 1, 2016

And excellent essay from Riva Symko, Writer in Residence at Latitude 53 in Edmonton. http://blog.latitude53.org/post/145013825132/does-art-require-four-white-walls-and-a-concretehttps://secure.assets.tumblr.com/post.js Rivals thoughts come at a particularly opportune moment, as I am heading to the CARFAC National conference and AGM in Montreal.   The problematic nature of the gallery-as-institution has direct implications for the ability of artists to have the opportunity […]

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