Synopsis: Beast are performative wearable living dioramas using multiple media to anthropomorphize the environmental crisis and, expose parallels to societies treatment of women. Inspiring dialogue for change. Rationale/Impact: Life of all kinds and how we as Human beings interact with it and, respond to it has always interested me. How life is so ephemeral and transitory has made… Continue reading BEAST
Yay!! Happy holidays everyone! Just. Managed. To get the last of the orders out!! Good thing too as I fly out tomorrow for Montreal! We’re only there for a couple of days but it will still be nice to get out of Toronto. Plus, we finally captured a reservation at Au Pied de Cochon… which… Continue reading looking for the joke with a microscope…
Wonderlandish is now up in the Cloudscape…
This year we didn’t travel to Montreal and celebrate Christmas eve with the in-laws. We decided to invite a bunch of friends over and cook up some Moroccan, and Persian savoury dishes alla the 3 kings. 🙂 I decided everything had to be gluten free! Appetizers: Dried black olives Local (Ontario) sheep’s milk Feta Quinoa… Continue reading gluten free christmakwanzakah dinner!
I am so excited! At last the soundscape created for work under the same title, is available on CD Baby! In 2008 I was invited by the executive director of Urban Glass, Dawn Bennett to create a body of work to be featured in SOFA, 2009. Due to the nature of my work, the distance… Continue reading An unNatural History
Early on I’ve always felt a bit displaced.. not of ‘this’ world. My inspiration has always come from this other place. Along the way I’ve come across or have been introduced to people, musicians, artists, writers that remind me of this other worldliness. Karl Gustav Jung, Joseph Campbell, Jamake Highwater, Norton Juster’s- The Phantom Tollbooth,… Continue reading September Talk About, topic: “Where do you draw your inspirations for creating from?”
For the past several months I have been collecting imagery for my course at the Pilchuck Glass School. The instructor, Kari Russell-Pool suggested we start keeping a ‘clip art’ file. Everything that intrigues us creating a record of the way we see the world. Then I came upon Morphologic. ‘The Lynx Nudibranch’ Phidiana lynceus (Lynx… Continue reading morphologic