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Production plans

This week we started thinking about production for the Commons residency, and did an exercise to flesh out the intentionality of our work. Here's what I came up with: I want to:- take up space- communicate that we have to protect and support the most marginalized in our communities (esp disabled 2SQTBIPOC folks) In terms of the physicality:- I either...

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Studio visitL Eknow Nimako

This week, the Commons Arts Residency I'm doing invited Ekow Nimako to do a virtual artist talk and studio tour. This week's virtual field trip was very different than the last, and I wanted to share some of my reflections from the talk. While Nimako is a super successful artist, and creative celebrity, he was extremely conversational, and very relaxed in his presentation style--...

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Bent[way] feels

This fall, I was selected to participate in a 6 week art production residency program, and I’m hoping to write a blog about what we do, and my process once we begin production. The first session included a trip to the Bentway. While I think the Bentway is a cool space in theory, it’s a pretty exclusive space in practice....

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CRIP COLLAB zine

During this time of transition from summer to fall, I've been grateful to have the opportunity to do some heartwork! I applied for funding for a community event with Bricks & Glitter, and while the original iteration didn't prove to be successful (you can read more about this here), it was adapted into a zine called 'CRIP COLLAB'. EBOOK of the...

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Making with Place 7.0

We're switching gears and heading into production mode for MwP. The research team is shifting from critiquing and showing our processes, to thinking about where we want to go with the final exhibition. A few researchers are envisioning a website with lots of boxes that open and pop out, and I'm hoping that we might be able to design a...

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