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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

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 · 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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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!

Iceland: Kickstarter · nanopod-courses+workshops · Unclassified

cyber links & sales

First of all it is the end of November! Apologies for being late with this link on the nano-blog, but here it is!  Please take a moment to don your headphones and give this latest instalment a listen, and a heart! Even a comment on the Soundcloud site- you can add comments within the track… Continue reading cyber links & sales

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otherworldly time travel, part 2

* In 2011 after the Fukushima disaster, I thought the world might lose Japan. So, I signed up for workshops that taught how to spin paper thread/Shifu and repeated the course several times but, never implemented what I learned into anything tangible. I’ve been meaning to work with the paper thread, combining it with horse… Continue reading otherworldly time travel, part 2