Growth

Growth

Have been pondering many (often divergent) ideas over the holidays. It’s been part of the process of getting back “into it” after the time away – thinking about what directions do I want to take in my practice over the next while for sure, and getting myself sorted for the commitments I already have (more […]

Some thoughts on leaving and coming back

Some thoughts on leaving and coming back

I am preparing to fly West this afternoon, after a busy and very productive several months in various spots in Nova Scotia. A great residency with Scott Smallwood, and new work launched in Parrsboro, at Main & Station. The start of some new and exciting collaborations with Deborah Carruthers and with Susan Tooke.  Time to […]

Sherds Shards Shorelines

Originally posted on heritagelandscapecreativity:
With Holocene sunsets New materials wash across our shores Continued sedimentation of humanity Ancient intermingling salt, stone, seaweed, shell Cast wide – a strange catch of sherds Cast deep – a strange haul of shards Fragmentary people With broken vessels Cross the line, tread with care Tide hides, washes removes different…

Natura Insects – Insects made of Flowers

Natura Insects – Insects made of Flowers

As summer slips into Autumn, I am reminded that beauty lies in the moment, and in those details that provoke a little wonder. My thanks to eMorphes for the shot of colour on a grey Monday.

Already?! The Exhibition Opens Tomorrow!

Already?! The Exhibition Opens Tomorrow!

The days have been flying past, and I find myself here, on the eve of our exhibition opening in Parrsboro! I am looking forward to sharing the work Scott and I have been developing over the course of this residency, and interested in hearing feedback about it.   For those in the area of Parrsboro, […]

Post-Performance, Pre-Exhibition

We had a marvellous time on Sunday, presenting “Macromareal Prelude: In Fog and Storm and Rain” ! Everything fell into place so beautifully – we had planned to present at the beach, but the forecast pre-empted that idea – but Plan B turned out to be so great! No regrets there! Deep thanks to all […]

Macromareal Prelude

Macromareal Prelude

Very excited to be a part of the performance of a new original score by Scott Smallwood! “Macromareal Prelude” will have its debut performance on Sunday August 6, beginning at 3:00 pm. The performance will be held at First Beach in Parrsboro. PLEASE NOTE: in case of inclement weather, the performance will MOVE to The […]

Talking about things … and art …

Talking about things … and art …

Scott and I will be doing an artist talk on Friday August 4! We will be gathering at Main & Station, 168 Main Street Parrsboro – at 7:30 pm. Looking forward sharing some background on our respective practices with people, and also discussing our collaborative project, Macromareal!   Hope you can join us!

Evidence

Evidence

Had a great evening at the Evidence performance on July 27! It was a real treat to hear Stephan and Scott again, and especially so since this was the first-ever in the new Nonesuch Centre for the Performing Arts. It became readily apparent that these two musicians have worked together for some time – but […]

A Visitor!

A Visitor!

Had a lovely visit from fellow artist Emily Jan! She was in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick on a short visiting-friends-and-seeing-new-things holiday, and fortuitously, it worked out that she could come to Parrsboro for a couple of days. We started at Partridge Island and the beach below Ottawa House, and then headed out to First Beach […]