February 2014

26 Feb

One Self Portrait A Month: Arranging Constellations

It wasn’t my intention to leave this until the end of the month again, but for the previous few weeks I’d been coming up dry on ideas and enthusiasm for the project of shooting one self portrait a month. I didn’t spend much time shooting this because I felt impatient about getting it done. And […]

24 Feb

The Power of Making

My partner Boris is a far superior cook than I, mostly because he has a passion for the activity whereas my passion for food lies more with the eating of it. Over the five or so years we’ve lived together I’ve steadily handed off the bulk of food preparation to his care, and been very […]

20 Feb

Work in Progress: Flight Pattern / Taking Flight

For the last few weeks I’ve been trying to fast track the production of a paper installation made up of a ridiculous amount of individual pieces of paper. I’ve been using the digital cutter to do most of the cutting for me, but it hasn’t been a smooth process because the machine has a tendency […]

18 Feb

Wearing Hearts on the Street

My friend Vivienne has an uncanny ability to find hearts and messages of love around our neighbourhood of Commercial Drive, and she often shares these on Instagram. It got me thinking about leaving more hearts for her to find, which in turn led to an idea for a collaboration we could do together. I created […]

13 Feb

Artists to Follow on Instagram

Instagram is my daily source of both motivation and inspiration. I try to share at least one photo there every day as part of my creative routine, and I really enjoy seeing what other artists, all over the world, are working on too. This is a short list of some of my favourite artists that […]

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