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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