04 Dec

Visiting Frida and Diego in Mexico City

I’ve been slow to share photos and write more about my trip to Mexico last month, mostly because enough time has now passed that it almost feels like it didn’t happen. It was such a brief trip that I mostly tried not to have expectations or make specific plans in advance about what to see. […]

29 Nov

The Umbrella Roof

This is “The Umbrella Roof”, a temporary installation made up of 850 umbrellas in the Passage of Revolution in Mérida, Mexico. My first sight of this is one of my favourite memories of my recent visit there, which now feels like it was months ago rather than a few weeks. It’s the perfect antidote to […]

24 Nov

Beautiful Embroidery in Mexico

At the beginning of November I had the privilege of tagging along on Boris’ business trip to Mexico, with stops in Mérida and Mexico City. It was a very short five day trip but I managed to fit a lot in while visiting each city. My friend Carlyn is staying in Mérida for a few […]

15 Nov

Artists To Visit During the 21st Annual Culture Crawl

I’m not participating in this year’s Eastside Culture Crawl, but I am excited to tour around and visit those who are. These are a very small selection of the artists I’m hoping to visit this weekend.           The Eastside Culture Crawl begins tomorrow and continues until Sunday evening at 6pm. Visit […]

08 Nov

Screen Printing and Paper Cutting Part 2

The series of designs cut from screen printed paper has continued with further iterations of the intertwining curved lines. This is the second in what will be a series of six, and then I run out of this paper. I’m already thinking about how to have more colourful screen printed paper made for me. I’ve […]

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