Category Archives: exhibitions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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—

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—

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:

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:

Myth of the Disappearing Natives

Upper Canada Treaties Area 2 (1764–1862) showing density of indigenous Carolinian flora and fauna, which cannot be found elsewhere in the country. Perched on Lake Ontario’s north shore, Mississauga is at the eastern limit of this treaty area. Sources: http://www.carolinian.org;

Myth of the Disappearing Natives

Upper Canada Treaties Area 2 (1764–1862) showing density of indigenous Carolinian flora and fauna, which cannot be found elsewhere in the country. Perched on Lake Ontario’s north shore, Mississauga is at the eastern limit of this treaty area. Sources: http://www.carolinian.org;

Bodies of Water

Credit River watershed, from headwaters in Orangeville and Mono to Lake Ontario. The place names New Credit and Credit River were chosen by British settlers to reflect their estimation of of the Mississaugas as trustworthy trade partners. Sources: http://www.native-languages.org; Native

Bodies of Water

Credit River watershed, from headwaters in Orangeville and Mono to Lake Ontario. The place names New Credit and Credit River were chosen by British settlers to reflect their estimation of of the Mississaugas as trustworthy trade partners. Sources: http://www.native-languages.org; Native

Naturalizing Settlement

Residential properties and flora of Temagami Crescent, Mississauga. The street’s name comes from Temagami First Nation, located on Bear Island in lake Temagami, near Sudbury. Mississauga itself is named after the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation. Sources: http://www.temagamifirstnation.ca;

Naturalizing Settlement

Residential properties and flora of Temagami Crescent, Mississauga. The street’s name comes from Temagami First Nation, located on Bear Island in lake Temagami, near Sudbury. Mississauga itself is named after the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation. Sources: http://www.temagamifirstnation.ca;

Temagami Crescent

On April 23–29, 2012, I will be presenting new work in the context of Door to Door, Christof Migone’s curatorial project for the Blackwood Gallery (University of Toronto, Mississaga). My project, Temagami Crescent, is the result of several months concerted thought

Temagami Crescent

On April 23–29, 2012, I will be presenting new work in the context of Door to Door, Christof Migone’s curatorial project for the Blackwood Gallery (University of Toronto, Mississaga). My project, Temagami Crescent, is the result of several months concerted thought