On being funded

I know it's taboo, but I'm going to talk about money. In particular I'm going to talk about the money I received last week from the Ontario Art Council through it Exhibition Assistance program. I've tentatively arrived at the "career" of artist as I navigate my middle years – a journey partly of necessity and partly … Continue reading On being funded

interactive video installation

Mixing Messages in Kitchener

As part of my residency at the City of Kitchener in 2014 I developed an interactive video installation for two gallery shows that gave visitors the chance to mix together two of the video stories I created as part of the year-long project, Neighbourhood Voice. The mixing of the stories creates both resonance and dissonance … Continue reading Mixing Messages in Kitchener

Telling stories with single images

[vimeo:http://vimeo.com/53917349%5D Imagine a cube van transformed into a camera. This project reminds me of early landscape photographers who traveled North America documenting the natural wonders. The images captured here are post industrial natural wonders ... people who have survived. The narrative is a bit sentimental, but the beautiful silver images, great storytelling are worth every … Continue reading Telling stories with single images