Artist Residencies · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Ayatana research residency pt1

Ayatana, Sanskrit āyatana (“field” or “base”), in Buddhist philosophy, the field of cognition. Human physical existence consists of 12 ayatanas: the 6 cognitive faculties (5 sense organs and the mind) and the 6 corresponding categories of objects. From the 19th of September to the 26th I took part in the Infinitesimal Ayatana Research Program. Situated… Continue reading Ayatana research residency pt1

Artist Residencies · Iceland AiRs · Unclassified

Many skies…

On this exact date last year I met Ingi and Móri. Two arctic foxes living at the Melrakkasetur (Arctic Fox Centre) in Su∂avik, Iceland. In the beautiful Westfjords. It has taken me quite some time to readjust back into my Toronto costume, if you will. Going through the daily motions…  My partner and I own… Continue reading Many skies…

Etsy Metal · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

An UnNatural History • Call for works

An unNatural History Exhibit Oct 5-Nov 2 Call for submissions Deadline: Aug 10th, midnight T.E.S.T Gallery Space, 906 Queen St West, Toronto Natural history is the research and study of organisms including animals, fungi and plants in their environment, leaning more towards observational than experimental methods of study. It encompasses scientific research but is not… Continue reading An UnNatural History • Call for works

creation & developement 2014-15 · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

bi·o·re·me·di·a·tion

noun the use of either naturally occurring or deliberately introduced microorganisms or other forms of life to consume and break down environmental pollutants, in order to clean up a polluted site. I am super fascinated in how I might introduce microorganisms into sculptural works (soil based, plant based) perhaps through Mycoremediation fungal bioremediation. I am… Continue reading bi·o·re·me·di·a·tion

Exhibitions/Installations · Unclassified

Wunderkammer installation/exhibit/show

Hello friends, colleagues!While circumnavigating the Multiverse (sometimes known as Iceland) …perhaps once mentioned by the likes of Jules Verne, I came upon specimen yet unknown. This evening I would like to share some of these finds/memories with you.Hoping you can make it out and over the evening of May 13th to experience the specimen I will have… Continue reading Wunderkammer installation/exhibit/show

Artist Residencies · Unclassified

Āyatana: sense sphere

Happy #CVSunday! Meanwhile,  Several years ago I stumbled upon the Ayatana Research Program : Artist residencies (fully immersed in Science) that take place in different location around Canada. There was one taking place in Nova Scotia that sounded incredible- I applied and was accepted! However, before Ayatana’s residencies I had applied to a residency in… Continue reading Āyatana: sense sphere