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Archived Land – Terrain Archivé
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Archived Land – Terrain Archivé
I am very happy to say that I will be presenting some brand-new work in a group show coming up very soon! Details below – I look forward to seeing anyone in the area who cam make it to the Opening Reception. Exhibition hours after the Opening are listed in the invitation, or by appointment....
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Tape Tapping!
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Tape Tapping!
No, the title isn’t a typo … Some vintage reel-to-rell meets percussion – I’d love to see a live performance of the Open Reel Ensemble! Hope you enjoy.   You can check out more videos of their work here.  
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Drawing Lesson
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I am not usually one to share ‘inspirational’ talks or pithy quotes. To be honest, most of that kind of thing leaves me flat – sorry if that seems cynical or jaded, but there’s a tendency toward the superficial ‘instafix’ in this culture that is served by this ...
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Elaborate land art by James Brunt
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Elaborate land art by James Brunt
Originally posted on e MORFES: Artist James Brunt makes land art on beaches and forests around the UK using natural materials like rocks, leaves and sticks found on site. Brunt arranges the materials into mandala-like spirals and other elaborated patterns.
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Animated Nature
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Animated Nature
I have always ben fascinated by flight, and the movement of birds in general. There’s something rather otherworldly about it (to me) for some reason. One of the things I would truly love to see in this life is a huge murmuration of starlings. I have seen smaller ‘swarms’ of them...
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Spring, becoming Summer
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Stunning work by Jenine Shereos. I am struck by the sensitivity & delicacy of this work. To me it speaks to a deep understanding of the materials, and the ephemeral nature of beauty. Of All Things. I am looking forward to the book she is publishing on this body of work! All images below, © [&...
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Just a very few more days …
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Just a very few more days …
… and Chaotic Bodies will close at Spazio Performativo. Amazing how fast the month has gone by – I’ve been too buried in the never-ending-cold-that-should-be-spring here to actually grasp that time is really passing quite quickly, and we are over 1/4 of the way through the year....
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Residencies: A Primer
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Residencies: A Primer
I will be presenting a Professional Development talk in Edmonton on March 27th 2018. This will be an all-access Webinar, so anyone interested outside of Edmonton can participate as well. Please see the details below to register. Free for Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC members, $45 to non-members. R...
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Chaotic Bodies Opening Thursday Mar 8!
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Chaotic Bodies Opening Thursday Mar 8!
I am excited to be presenting a dance-infused project in Mile Zero Dance’s Spazio Gallery! The multi-media installation Chaotic Bodies will be on view in the window gallery until April 8th, so stop by Mile Zero Dance and have a look. (after dark the work takes on a new life!) If you are in ...
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Thinking about Bodies & Control
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Thinking about Bodies & Control
I am looking toward the Opening of Chaotic Bodies this Thursday at Mile Zero Dance – and not surprisingly, I am thinking a great deal about relationship, space, and how our bodies convey information. What we communicate with gesture and movement is so vital to our understanding – to m...
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