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
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
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
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
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
Art is hard because you have to keep at it so consistently.
Taxidermy (from the Greek for arrangement of skin) 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.