Laura

Laura

“How do we connect with place each time we move city or country?” Acts of Resilience was an instruction to myself to cultivate a feeling of control. It consisted of two sets of repetitive acts, act I: step outside into the woods, choose a stick/a fallen twig, saw off the…

As a nomad during the formative years of my life, and later as an immigrant, a sense of cultural loss, and the search for a place to call home have been preoccupations that have persistently emerged in my work. In Noticing, I contemplated my interior landscape during a six-month period…

Trail of Hope documents a cross-country road trip and move in 2019 from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, through the U.S., and ending in Vancouver, BC.This work captures the provinces and states traversed as well as religious signage encountered along the way. On this, and several other road trips to the…

inter.action was a one-month project that utilized the gallery space to create a participatory, ephemeral yarn installation between the artist, Laura Bucci, and members of the public. This project occurred at Studio Lab Gallery in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia in March 2019. This project was first staged in Vancouver, in…

inter.action runs from March 5-30 at Studio Lab Gallery in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. inter.action is a project that utilizes the gallery space to create a participatory, ephemeral yarn installation between myself and members of the public. This project was first staged in Vancouver, in my hometown, as a way…

Hello dear readers, I spent a fair amount of time in 2018 hand-stitching while contemplating questions about happiness–both when living in Vancouver, BC and Bucklaw, Nova Scotia. This endevour resulted in a number of textile panels that I decided to put out there in the world in a show titled…

I spent a fair amount of time in 2018 hand-stitching while contemplating questions about happiness–both when living in Vancouver, BC and Bucklaw, Nova Scotia. This endevour resulted in a number of textile panels that I decided to put out there in the world in a show titled Eudaimonia. About Eudaimonia…

Directions for the Mind was an event-exhibition presented under the guise of the Prohibitive Genus Collective. From September 5th to September 23rd, 2017 the gallery space was used for participatory, ephemeral yarn installations. Directions for the Mind was an exercise in creating art that provides an experience both through planned…

Since I last posted, I’ve had two more collaborations: Cristina & Luisa, and Lorna & Jill. I document the process each time in a effort to capture how each collaborator is modifying the space or playing in the space. You can see these updates, images & video, on The Prohibitive…

Here is a visual update of the first collaboration that took place today at Parking Spot Projects (8 East Cordova) for our project called Directions for the Mind. Today, Carrie brought her friend Emma to participate in this ephemeral yarn installation with Laura Bucci. An interesting question came up: Should…

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