Laura

Laura

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…

Finally, announcing some serious art activity! Here is the official description of what I’m doing: Directions for the Mind is an event-exhibition presented by the Prohibitive Genus Collective. From September 5th to September 23rd two hand-crafted books by featured artist Laura Bucci will be on display, while the rest of…

Late Capitalism is the name of a 4-day pop-up shop I am participating in. I have made seven pocket mirrors for the pop-up shop and I’ll also have a couple of publications, and small fabric-based banners with cross-stitched text (see link/slide show for one example). This event is organized by…

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…

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