EGG … sculpture, ritual and performance

Recently, I had the honour of being asked to create a sculpture for a friend’s 60th birthday. This work was to be incorporated into the more performative, ritualized aspect of the weekend-long celebration … the intent was to create a form that would hold pieces of paper inscribed with wishes, blessings, names of ancestors –… Read More

Timeraiser 2011!

Happy to report that I have work in this year’s 3rd Annual Edmonton Timeraiser event! This is a brilliant idea: it brings together non-profit organizations, volunteers, and artists … and everyone benefits. The idea is simple.Timeraiser sends out an annual call to artists – the submissions are reviewed and selected by a jury, and Time… Read More

How I spent my Summer Vacation …

… which hasn’t been entirely a vacation at all – but has involved travel. And Art. And a suntan (in stripes). I’ve been to Toronto twice to visit and work with my friend and fellow creative agitator David Young, a quick trip to Ottawa, to Halifax for the CARFAC conference, a few days on the… Read More

Mark Dion’s Neukom Vivarium

The interview linked here raises some really vital ideas and issues for me, on a number of levels, not the least of which is intent in art creation. I am struck very much by both the political will in Dion’s work, and the underlying approach to process and the intersection of art and science. Neukom… Read More