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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…

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…

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 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’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…

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…

Dayanita Singh (an artist born and living in India) said “I think I feel at a dead end with photography in a traditional way. ” That sentiment lead her to her practice of combining photography and literature within the book format. In Defining Contemporary Art, Hans Ulrich Obrist describes her…

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