Eastside Culture Crawl
November 14 – 17 2019
This Vancouver favourite is a four day festival with over 500 artists exhibiting and selling their handmade creations, right in the space where the magic happens – their studios.
As artists welcome you into their spaces, some will offer you a peek into what happens behind the scenes and others transform their work spaces into crisp exhibitions where you can linger, appreciate and chat with the artists directly. It is a great opportunity to learn more about things we are all curious about; the inspiration, the process, the ideas, questions and stories driving us to be both makers and lovers of art.
I hope you will be able to come visit our building. We have a number of new artists, and I will be in my usual spot – Studio #5 just at the top of the stairs. William Clark Studios – 1310 William Street, Vancouver BC.
Invasive Systems - Collisions Festival
November 8-10, 2019
I am very excited to be one of the collaborating artists selected to participate in Curiosity Collider’s Invasive Systems Exhibition during their Collisions Festival. I will be exhibiting Crossing.
Invasive Systems is a three-day interactive festival exploring the influences of ecology, technology, & infrastructure on our inner and outer lives, and how we can understand our observations from both scientific and artistic perspectives — are these influences desirable, inevitable, or preventable?
Through Crossing, an interactive puzzle painting, you will examine how microbial colonies that communicate like our nervous system can impact our behaviours and the processes in our body. Invasion alarms ring – when their interactions with our bodies, particularly our brains, become undesirable or a threat.
I look forward to seeing how people will interact with the piece and how they will react to the challenge. In anticipation that the piece will reflect the level of difficulty of this problem, and how scientists have yet to solve this health puzzle, I will be providing some hints to help you along!
(perhaps the hint window photo here)
I hope you will be able to join us at the opening night of Invasive Systems on November 8th!
Other collaborative projects exhibiting include DNA sonification by Laara Cerman and Scott Pownall, and a projection sculpture by Kat Wadel and Garth Covernton. As well, there will be a number of artists exhibiting work considering the theme of invasive systems. It will be a fantastic night and show. Don’t forget to check out the workshops and tours also being offered over the weekend!
Here is a link for more information and for tickets: Invasive Systems