Gina Badger, Magical Faggots (2013). Performance documentation. Thank you for your generosity, dear co-performers: Golboo Amani, Kate Barry, Francisco-Fernando Granados, Heather Hermant, Maryam Taghavi, Maiko Tanaka.

Magical Faggots

A bundle of sticks, twigs, or small branches bound together, For use as fuel, With special reference to the burning of heretics alive, esp. in the phrase fire and faggot, The embroidered figure of the faggot, which heretics who had

Gina Badger, Magical Faggots (2013). Performance documentation. Thank you for your generosity, dear co-performers: Golboo Amani, Kate Barry, Francisco-Fernando Granados, Heather Hermant, Maryam Taghavi, Maiko Tanaka.

Magical Faggots

A bundle of sticks, twigs, or small branches bound together, For use as fuel, With special reference to the burning of heretics alive, esp. in the phrase fire and faggot, The embroidered figure of the faggot, which heretics who had

Sage (Salvia officinalis), calendula (Calendula officinalis), rue (Ruta graveolens), lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), wormwood (Artemisia vulgaris).

Fall Harvest

Sage, melissa, wormwood, rue, calendula.

Sage (Salvia officinalis), calendula (Calendula officinalis), rue (Ruta graveolens), lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), wormwood (Artemisia vulgaris).

Fall Harvest

Sage, melissa, wormwood, rue, calendula.

Gina Badger, Swallow (2013). Detail.

Swallow

Swallow is a recipe for herbal bitters, in the form of a living medicinal herb garden. It contains five perennial plants: Melissa officinalis (lemon balm); Ruta graveolens (rue); Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot); Artemesia absinthum  (wormwood) and Verbena officinalis (vervain). The plants were transplanted in early May 2013, and the

Gina Badger, Swallow (2013). Detail.

Swallow

Swallow is a recipe for herbal bitters, in the form of a living medicinal herb garden. It contains five perennial plants: Melissa officinalis (lemon balm); Ruta graveolens (rue); Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot); Artemesia absinthum  (wormwood) and Verbena officinalis (vervain). The plants were transplanted in early May 2013, and the

Gina Badger, Swallow (2013). Publication detail.

Swallow’s Bitters Stop-Motion

In this stop-motion animation, bergamot, dandelion and plantain introduce themselves to Alberta rye whiskey, get intimate in a mason jar, and begin the process of making bitters. Want to learn more? There are a few spots left in tomorrow’s 5–7

Gina Badger, Swallow (2013). Publication detail.

Swallow’s Bitters Stop-Motion

In this stop-motion animation, bergamot, dandelion and plantain introduce themselves to Alberta rye whiskey, get intimate in a mason jar, and begin the process of making bitters. Want to learn more? There are a few spots left in tomorrow’s 5–7

Gendai Garden Tour

Congrats to the amazing Toronto-based Gendai Gallery, who raised over $7,000 towards their upcoming program, Minority Model! I was proud to contribute a perk – “Natural Gendai” – to support their campaign. One lucky person redeemed this perk, and in return

Gendai Garden Tour

Congrats to the amazing Toronto-based Gendai Gallery, who raised over $7,000 towards their upcoming program, Minority Model! I was proud to contribute a perk – “Natural Gendai” – to support their campaign. One lucky person redeemed this perk, and in return

Gina Badger, Mongrels (2011). Performance documentation.

Swallow’s Bitters at the Gladstone Grow-Op

In late April, I will be participating in Gladstone Grow Op: Exploring landscape and place, a four-day event to celebrate innovative ideas and conceptual responses to landscape and place across a broad range of creative practices. Grow Op 2013 will facilitate a cross-disciplinary

Gina Badger, Mongrels (2011). Performance documentation.

Swallow’s Bitters at the Gladstone Grow-Op

In late April, I will be participating in Gladstone Grow Op: Exploring landscape and place, a four-day event to celebrate innovative ideas and conceptual responses to landscape and place across a broad range of creative practices. Grow Op 2013 will facilitate a cross-disciplinary

Introducing Swallow’s Bitters

I am proud to be contributing to a sweet ‘lil fundraiser for Sarah Mangle’s Gay Aunt Video Project, called the Homestead Film Project! Generally, at these monthly events, you can see in-progress, experimental playful shit. In Sarah’s words, come be a part

Introducing Swallow’s Bitters

I am proud to be contributing to a sweet ‘lil fundraiser for Sarah Mangle’s Gay Aunt Video Project, called the Homestead Film Project! Generally, at these monthly events, you can see in-progress, experimental playful shit. In Sarah’s words, come be a part

Unsettled Objects (The Alchemy of Dispossession and Display)

Read my commissioned essay for The Power Plant here. It is a response to artworks by Raymond Boisjoly and Abbas Akhavan included in Tools for Conviviality (Summer 2012 group show curated by Melanie O’Brian. I remain grateful for the opportunity

Unsettled Objects (The Alchemy of Dispossession and Display)

Read my commissioned essay for The Power Plant here. It is a response to artworks by Raymond Boisjoly and Abbas Akhavan included in Tools for Conviviality (Summer 2012 group show curated by Melanie O’Brian. I remain grateful for the opportunity

Gina Badger, Temagami Crescent (2012). Day 5: "Indigenous States."

Indigenous States

Watershed of the St. Lawrence Seaway, showing all First Nations communities. The majority of Indigenous people in this region live in cities, but it is also home to over 100 extra-urban First Nations communities. Indigenous people—First Nations, Inuit and Métis—

Gina Badger, Temagami Crescent (2012). Day 5: "Indigenous States."

Indigenous States

Watershed of the St. Lawrence Seaway, showing all First Nations communities. The majority of Indigenous people in this region live in cities, but it is also home to over 100 extra-urban First Nations communities. Indigenous people—First Nations, Inuit and Métis—

Gina Badger, Temagami Crescent (2012). Day 3: "Carceral States"

Carceral States

Lake Ontario drainage basin, showing all correctional facilities. As elsewhere in Canada, there is an over-representation of Indigenous people in the Ontario criminal justice system; 9% of the prison population compared to 1.7% of the overall population (2001 data). Sources:

Gina Badger, Temagami Crescent (2012). Day 3: "Carceral States"

Carceral States

Lake Ontario drainage basin, showing all correctional facilities. As elsewhere in Canada, there is an over-representation of Indigenous people in the Ontario criminal justice system; 9% of the prison population compared to 1.7% of the overall population (2001 data). Sources: