Exhibitions/Installations

INTERSPECIES COMMUNICATION: MYCELIUM TO MIDI INSTALLATION

Nanotopia’s BIO-SONIFICATIONS: NON-HUMAN COLLABORATIONS Mycelium to MIDI • interspecies communication May 12th, 2018 University of Toronto. Sidney Smith Hall, Rm 1070 “Bio-sonification,” basically means using technology to turn the bio-rhythms of natural objects into sound. Biodata Sonification is a process to translate complex real-time sensor data into musical notes and controls, exploring the auditory sensory… Continue reading INTERSPECIES COMMUNICATION: MYCELIUM TO MIDI INSTALLATION

Exhibitions/Installations · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Creative explorations of the microscopic

From the complex forms of the cell to the colonies created by the microbiota; from the undetectable chemical reactions activated by enzymes and natural processes to the environmental information captured through data visualization, the five artists presenting tonight have developed a range of very diverse practices all inspired by the invisible, the undetectable and the… Continue reading Creative explorations of the microscopic

Experiments · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Many heads

The holidays got me. Now it is 2018, one day before David Bowie’s birthday and a lot has gone down since I last posted here. For one, I have been working with Slime mould! Physarum polycephalum to be exact. Here’s some fascinating Slime mould info from Wikipedia: Slime mold or slime mould is an informal name… Continue reading Many heads

Exhibitions/Installations · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Sipping video mapping

I am currently enrolled in a Video Mapping with Isadora workshop. Saturday, Nov 11 we spent the entire afternoon with Maz, aka Maziar Ghaderi aka Maziart.ca fully immersed.  Split into teams we had to map ready-made objects, and experiment with effects, sound, mouse controls, and essentially memorize steps taken towards successful outcomes. The ultimate challenge being… Continue reading Sipping video mapping

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