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
Hey there, The studio is going to be taken over September through Feb 2017. While this is fantastic news (for me) there are still so many ends to tie up, hidden expenses, etc., that I felt the need to reboot my Patreon pages. It feels a bit like Artist food stamps, or even Artist (medic)Aide… Continue reading Patreon plus
Art is hard because you have to keep at it so consistently.
Building Monorhaphis chuni structures from powdered glass. The image shown is from a couple years back. I am currently constructing a similar form, approximate 30 inches long by [remains to be seen]. The deadline to submit work towards Life Forms is December 10th, 2015. More and more I see my work and methodology informed through Biomicry.… Continue reading Life Forms: exploring Monorhaphis chuni
screen printing on glass screen printing on metal sandblasting and carving glass tig or mig= pros & cons of both bringing a kiln home A co-Gullkistan-AiR, conspirator and colleague, Susan Williams shared some fun images she took when I was setting up the kiln for its 1st firing. Some deserve to be flip-booked, anyways, here are… Continue reading random thoughts
Andrei and I camped out at the glacial lagoon. On the ocean side. Thankfully, I woke at 4am, just in time to quickly move our vehicle before the tide over took us! This was definitely a water filled day. I snapped the image above as I recorded the water sounds. Sinking the hydrophone between the… Continue reading otherworldy time travels
the days here are growing long as my time here grows short. full disclosure: I do not want to return to Toronto. It’s beautiful here. And as most of you know, who ever actually reads this, I love Iceland and think you could pretty much plop me down anywhere on the island and I would… Continue reading dream time
Approximately 20 days left. Already this brings a heaviness to my heart. My time away brings the awareness forward… While in the end I was in love with Taos, New Mexico I was happy to move on, break up. Iceland feels profound, like coming home. Like my first time visiting Taos. And while I enjoy Reykjavik,… Continue reading Gullkistan
Vatn means water. I split taxi faire with two artists also heading to Gullkistan. Turns out Gull means: gold. Kistan means chest. Chest of gold (think pirate treasure) is where I am staying and that is the name of one of the mountains near-by. Day 2 (Gullkistan): Everyone went to bed early last night. it… Continue reading Trip to Laugarvatn
Good morning, evening, afternoon! This will be the last post written in Canada! Woo Hoo! I am on my way to Laugarvatn (LOYgarVOTn) tonight at 9pm EST. Still packing up final items, saying goodbye to various people and grabbing this and that from the nano-studio! Next update from Reykjavík! So, I will leave you with… Continue reading Fljúga!