ipf ~ web series program

Will be participating in the pre-selection jury for the IPF’s Web Series Program (aka Scripted Short Form Digital Series) in March. The program was created to stimulate Canada’s competitive creative and business skills in the digital storytelling world. It provides equity financing for content creators of original Canadian drama series for the web or mobile platforms. Last year,…

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philip beesley architects

Images: Royal Ontario Museum I recently volunteered to work in Philip Beesley’s studio for a handful of days, helping with fabrication for an upcoming Philip Beesley Architects installation — commissioned for a tour beginning in Vienna in October. The evening of my first day, I was invited to “Le Metabolism: Transforming Design on Film,” an artist talk…

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angry inuk

Updated: 11.30.2016 I did some further research into the seal trade issue and it seems to be a protectionist stance masquerading as a moral/ animal rights issue. The total global seal hunt numbers are inconceivably small to warrant a continental ban. Globally, around 900,000 seals are hunted annually and Canadian quotas are about half of…

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arts council jury

05.2016 / oac juror & advisor I was invited by the Ontario Arts Council to serve as a juror on the Media Arts (Organizations) Project Grants panel and as an advisor on the Media Arts (Organizations) Multi-Year Funding panel.

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twitter chat

Hosted by the Art Gallery of Mississauga, an artist talk on ‘ideas of cultural citizenship’ was held on Jul 27 @12-1pm via Twitter chat, in support of my video installation commissioned for the Pan Am & Parapan Am Games. Click on the hashtag — #sharethelovesauga — to follow the exhibition activity. Here is the script of the twitter chat… / twitter_chatFINAL    

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pan am games

03/10.08.2015 / pan am games “CYOA Rhythms” was exhibited as part of the IGNITE exhibition series. Commissioned by the City of Mississauga (a Toronto satellite city) for a group exhibit for the Pan Am Games, the work was installed at Mississauga’s Celebration Square on Aug 3 & 10 from 9am-9pm. 27.07.2015 / artist talk Hosted by the Art Gallery of Mississauga, an artist talk on…

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the carnival project

04.05.2014 / the carnival project “CYOA Rhythms” video installation was exhibited as part of The Carnival Project event @ Littlefield (Gowanus) Brooklyn New York, hosted by Batala NYC on May 4. 2014  /  Awarded Ontario Arts Council exhibition assistance grant 2014  /  Awarded two Canada Council for the Arts (Media Arts) travel grants   (image: NPR)

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insert2014

28.02.2014 / insert2014 A site-specific research proposal of my “Confessions of an Insomniac” installation was included in the symposium’s research cell, New Models for Common Ground. INSERT2014 ran from Jan 31-Feb 28 at Mati Ghar, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi. 02.24.2014  /  An Art Event Incorporates Itself in the Spaces of New Delhi  |  New York Times blog   (Image:…

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an excerpt…

An excerpt from my essay, “Taking Flight: Perspectives from the Depths of an Ideas Factory,” published as part of the Sarai 09: Projections reader. I spend most of my time exploring… usually the minds, lives and communities beyond the big city office towers. I return to the .ppt slide only to imbue some understanding of the world outside our…

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sarai 09: projections

01.04.2013 / sarai 09: projections My essay, “Taking Flight: Perspectives from the Depths of an Ideas Factory” was included in the Sarai 09: Projections reader. The reader series was developed by Sarai, the media arm of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi. 08.18.2012  /  Sarai Reader 09  |  e-flux, New York

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