Sick at home with the flu and after a day or two I grow very bored. Reading and binge watching various books and downloaded tv shows/netflix, I want to be at my studio working with my hands! So I’ve been taking part in the Toronto Etsy Street Team’s #webetest Instagram challenge. The gif above is… Continue reading It’s only with the heart that one can see clearly…
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
Escapism is freedom if claimed by a subject- it can not be consumed. Occam’s Razor install is next week! I’m just a little excited to see some of this older work go up on a wall, a small section of my Algal Bloom. Similar pieces made up the cell forms of Wonderlandish and they (the… Continue reading Considering Escapism
“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” – Albert Einstein “Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.” – Pablo Picasso OCCAM’S RAZOR: Art, Science and Aesthetics At Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts 984 Queen st. West. Toronto ON M6J 1H1 April 2 – 20, 2014 At the !dea Gallery at… Continue reading OCCAM’S RAZOR: Art, Science and Aesthetics
Wikipedia: Cymatics (from Greek: κῦμα “wave”) is the study of visible sound and vibration, a subset of modal phenomena. Typically the surface of a plate, diaphragm, or membrane is vibrated, and regions of maximum and minimum displacement are made visible in a thin coating of particles, paste, or liquid. Different patterns emerge in the excitatory… Continue reading Cymatic Glass Structures
Beast are performative wearable living dioramas using multiple media to anthropomorphize the environmental crisis, and expose parallels to society’s treatment of women to inspire dialogue for change. Through my interpretation of Icelandic mythology and landscape, I try to create work that defines an intersection between emotions and our perception of the environment. I utilize glass… Continue reading razzle dazzle
HellO! Hope you will visit nanotopia during The Bazaar of the Bizarre – Halloween Extravaganza 2013 NOT your typical Toronto ‘craft‘ show!! When: SATURDAY October 12th, 2013 open to the public from 11am – 8pm Where: 918 Bathurst st. (http://918bathurst.com/), Toronto, ON FREE to attend, child friendly event!! Loot baskets will be handed out!! Come… Continue reading Halloween Extravaganza!