3.2019 / independent production fund / web series program
I have been invited to participate in the pre-selection jury for the IPF’s Web Series Program (aka Scripted Short Form Digital Series) in March. The program provides equity financing for content creators of original Canadian drama series for the web or mobile platforms.
10.2018 / philip beesley architects installation
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. Philip Beesley creates sculptural environments made of 3D-laser printed forms embedded with AI. His approach to structures and space falls within the emerging field of responsive architecture.
09.2017 / toronto arthouse film festival juror
I had the privilege of serving as a juror for the up-and-coming Toronto Arthouse Film Festival this year… such a great experience.
05.2016 / oac advisor & juror
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.
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 8am-8pm.
Hosted by the Art Gallery of Mississauga, an artist talk on ‘ideas of cultural citizenship’ related to the work, was held Jul 27 @ 1pm via Twitter chat using hashtag #sharethelovesauga.
16-30.09.2014 / ttff2014
“CYOA Rhythms” was exhibited at the Medulla Art Gallery, Port of Spain as part of the New Media Program within the 2014 Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival.
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.
28.02.2014 / insert2014
A site-specific 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.
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.