Laura

Laura

I am taking part in the twentieth iteration of NOT SENT LETTERS & GUESTS. I will be showcasing my digital short called Redbook Presents: Causes & Effects, a work juxtaposing vintage footage and contemporary screen experiences to question the modern pursuit of meaning. My video will be screening at 8…

Today I had another conversation about loneliness with a merchant on Commercial Drive (Vancouver). I talked to Terry, the owner of Cafe du Soleil (the original one). Our conversation explored loneliness and cafes, loneliness and technology, loneliness and kids, amongst other things. I think Terry shared some pretty good insights…

The first episode of Radio Lonely (excluding the intro episode) is now available to listen to. This morning at the end of my walk with my dog Carrie, I stopped at Mark’s Pet Shop and had a quick chat in between customers. Mark is the owner of the pet shop…

Radio Lonely (actually an online broadcast) is a project where I interview/talk to shop keepers in the Commercial Drive area in Vancouver, Canada. I explore loneliness through the shopkeepers experience. When I’m on the air, it will be a real time live stream broadcast with pauses, interjections, and awkwardness. Broadcasts…

Radio Lonely is a new project where I will be walking to different locations around the city and asking people a few questions about loneliness. When I’m on the air, it will be a real time live stream broadcast with pauses, interjections, and awkwardness. Broadcasts will be recorded and available…

I had pocket mirror blanks sitting here for a while, so I decided to make some new gifty pocket mirrors. These will be available at the Emily Carr Student Art Sale in Vancouver. They are 3 inch pocket mirrors with art on one side and the mirror on the other….

I’ve been printing, folding, cutting, stapling, and gluing Issue 2 of my zine Casue & Effect. Issue 2 is called Sabotage and features a conversation and email on the topic of loneliness. The tone is much different from Issue 1 as participants bring their own experience of social isolation. Both…

This week, I was out Monday and Thursday offering my type-writing services and I promised a third date on the weekend but unfortunately it won’t happen as I am nursing a cold. This Thursday I was at Grandview Park on Commercial Drive. I chatted with a few people and also…

True Connect was a free community service held on two occasions at two public venues; its purpose was to invite passers-by to write a note or letter to someone in their life and to have chats about social isolation/connection or whatever else people wanted to talk about. I had my…

Hello Everyone! I am so pleased to invite you to join me at True Connect* * a free community service helping you write a note to someone in your life or to your future self. Take a seat with me at a public venue. I’ll have my typewriter, note paper…

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