And the Tide Turns

And the Tide Turns

I’ve been hunkered down and quiet the last while, for a number of reasons. Travel – back west and then back east – for the AGM of Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC, and for a memorial service in Calgary. Work – finishing up some experiments in cyanotype (!), and writing a grant report. Taking a […]

Generosity … and Many, Many Thanks

Generosity … and Many, Many Thanks

It’s been a remarkable time; the residency and performance, the talk, the exhibition … and now that it’s all done and packed up, a little time to reflect. The first week was all about slowing down, getting reacquainted with the town and the land … shifting gears, not unlike the tides here do every 12 […]

macromareal: a rising tide lifts all boats

Our exhibition is officially open! Had a lovely time at the opening reception yesterday afternoon; some great conversations with people, and a good turn out! Lovely food too – thanks to Judith at Main & Station! I was quite struck with the reaction of people to the show: several guests stayed for a long time, […]

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 […]

Incoming … Upcoming … a concert!

Incoming … Upcoming … a concert!

One of the great things about doing this residency is the opportunity to see my collaborator Scott Smallwood in action, both as an sound artist and a composer. So I’m really excited to say that Scott and another of his collaborators, Stephan Moore, will be in Parrsboro on Thursday July 27th to do a performance […]