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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 · 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

Artist Residencies · Iceland: Kickstarter · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Odin’s ravens: Huginn & Muninn

Taken from Wiki: In Norse mythology, Huginn (from Old Norse “thought”[1]) and Muninn (Old Norse “memory”[2] or “mind”[3]) are a pair of ravens that fly all over the world, Miðgarðr, and bring information to the god Odin. Huginn and Muninn are attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources: the Prose Edda and Heimskringla, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson; in the Third Grammatical Treatise,… Continue reading Odin’s ravens: Huginn & Muninn

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It’s only with the heart that one can see clearly…

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…

Artist Residencies · Iceland: Kickstarter · Unclassified

Kickstarter update #24 is up!

Dear Backers,  Hope you have been enjoying your holiday celebrations {if you celebrate} and/or enjoying time away from the daily grind. Quiet time is always good! I want to thank you all again for your support. Items have been gradually shipping, making their way out to you since November 2015.   Some items take a bit… Continue reading Kickstarter update #24 is up!