Laura

Laura

In the current work I’m exhibiting, Cultivate a Spot, I returned to a spot in my neighbourhood on a regular basis and deposited a variety of food. I was curious to see how people would react to my food offering inside a telephone booth. What drove me to do this?…

CULTIVATE A SPOT: a small exhibition of documented actions Library Window Gallery Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver July 6-20 What would you do if you were walking along your usual route and saw a basket of apples or bags of potato chips, sitting in a public space…

Hello! I have finally put together Issue 4 of Cause & Effect which consists of an interview I conducted in November 2015. This issue is titled, “It’s real. It’s honest.” As the project has evolved, some things have become clear to me about how to do this. I have decided…

Hello! Here’s a brief update that you might like to know about if you’re an artist thinking of applying for a grant or putting together an exhibition/festival proposal. The past few years I’ve worked with OURO Collective—a dance group comprised of five dancers—to help them draft their very first grant…

A study in community interactions is a self-published publication that captures the entirety, and the extension, of my intervention, performed for my initial project Cultivate a Spot. After producing the postcard series for Cultivate a Spot, many questions cropped up for me and much reflection ensued which prompted me to…

Cultivate a Spot consists of documented actions carried out in East Vancouver at the corner of Parker Street and Commercial Drive. After depositing food at an out-of-use telephone booth, I observed reactions of people walking by to the unexpected encounter. My intention was two-fold; to positively disrupt a passersby daily…

I’ll be showing new work, “Cultivate a Spot,” at OURO’s Collective dance performance May 5-8 at Studio 1398 in Granville Island. My work will be displayed in the lobby and unfortunately can only be seen after you’ve checked in with your ticket. Cultivate a Spot consists of a series of…

Come join me and students from The Democratic Multiple (Emily Carr University) course as they share their new publications. Friendly Book Fair ECUAD (Emily Carr University) Library Saturday, April 16th, 2-4pm Free Emily Carr University is located at 1399 Johnston Street, Granville Island. The library is in the South Building,…

My digital short “Redbook Presents: Causes & Effects,” which recently screened at an event called Not Sent Letters & Guests (NSLG) at Dynamo Arts Association in Vancouver, can now be seen on NSLG’s youtube channel. Here’s a direct link to view the short. You can also view the other screenings/performances/etc….

This work was screened at Not Sent Letters & Guests at the Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, March 2016. In Redbook Productions Presents: Causes & Effects, I took the idea of conversation from my previous project (True Connect) and wondered how conversation manifests itself online when people share their feelings about…

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