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I’m back! Back in the Laugarvatn groooove

Many years since I was here, on the glacier I was passin’ my time away To the left and to the right, volcanoes towering to the sky It’s outta sight in the dead of night Here I am, and in this land, with a fistful of króna And baby, you’d better believe I’m back! Back… Continue reading I’m back! Back in the Laugarvatn groooove

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Nes artist residency: June

Here I am, back in Iceland for June and July. Thoroughly aware of the privilege even with this entire venture costing me a lot of money!  Back at Nes Artist Residency for June, teaching a 4/wk Metal + Glass course for the local community of Skagaströnd.  Plus, I am growing Mycelium in my closet 😀 of… Continue reading Nes artist residency: June

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…