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

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

Artist Residencies · Unclassified

Āyatana: sense sphere

Happy #CVSunday! Meanwhile,  Several years ago I stumbled upon the Ayatana Research Program : Artist residencies (fully immersed in Science) that take place in different location around Canada. There was one taking place in Nova Scotia that sounded incredible- I applied and was accepted! However, before Ayatana’s residencies I had applied to a residency in… Continue reading Āyatana: sense sphere

Artist Residencies · creation & developement 2014-15 · Iceland AiRs · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Patreon plus

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

Artist Residencies · Iceland AiRs · Unclassified

Augmenting reality

From Old Norse auga, from Proto-Germanic *augô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ekʷ- ‎(“eye; to see”). Cognates include Latin oculus Since early Spring I have been messing around with Unity and Arduino (actually I have been playing with Arduino for a couple years…) slowly building knowledge towards a new iteration of Wonderlandish combined with the Air We Breath. The idea that the fundamental act of observing… Continue reading Augmenting reality

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Aulacantha scolymantha: Chroniques du plancton

Reconfiguring and building an Algal Bloom wall installation The additional forms will be comprised of Aulacantha scolymantha (my version of). Image link from Plankton Chronicles   photo, Noé et Christian Sardet An amazing, informative website, episodes- go there NOW.  Andrei purchased the book for me last weekend at Type, and I didn’t make the connection between the book and… Continue reading Aulacantha scolymantha: Chroniques du plancton

nanopod-courses+workshops · Unclassified

Taxidermy Art & Science.

Taxidermy (from the Greek for arrangement of skin[1]) is the art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals (especially vertebrates) for display (e.g., as hunting trophies or museum display) or for other sources of study (like species identification) or simply the preservation of a beloved pet. Taxidermy can be done on all vertebrate species of animals, including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. This past year I… Continue reading Taxidermy Art & Science.

Artist Residencies

Fall updates & invitations

Here we are, Fall. I am oh so happy to see you. 🙂 Perks {perkulations} are in the works. Preparations being sorted to ship out hand-crafted thank you’s to all the lovely, amazing Human beings that supported my Kick Starter campaign earlier this year, towards explorations at Gullkistan, Laugarvatn Iceland. Postcards are currently being printed.… Continue reading Fall updates & invitations

Artist Residencies · creation & developement 2014-15 · Iceland: Kickstarter · Inspiration/Musings

random thoughts

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