animation

Screenings

               2013 Where we were not Part I: Feeling Reserved, Alexus’ story Scissors & Tape: DIY Female Animation Screening, Filmpool, (SK) Queer City Cinema International Film and Video Festival (Regina, SK) Pitos 2 (Prince Albert, SK) Stuff That Matters, ACCM (Montreal) Welcome to Kanata, Ottawa International Animation Festival (Ottawa) Saskatchewan […]

WHERE WE WERE NOT, PART I: Feeling Reserved, Alexus’ Story

This is the first part of a four part experimental animated documentary I am working on about criminalization in Canada. Having worked for the past five years on art projects with marginalized and criminalized individuals, I am interested in sharing some of their stories and insights. Many women find creative ways to survive, their stories […]

Head & Hands workshops

YPP & J2K Publication J2K    With support from articule, musician Rae Spoon and multidisciplinary artist Jessica MacCormack have been facilitating a series of workshops for youth using experimental animation and sound/music to explore ideas surrounding institutions and gender identities at the Head and Hands J2K youth drop in and Young Parents Program for three months. […]

Love is a Hunter

Love is a Hunter (2010)  This animation uses watercolor paintings of child-morphed creatures, poppies and dismembered legs, based on collaged photos from my animation ‘Nothing ever happened’, to produce a commentary on loss. Set to the song ‘Love is a Hunter’ by Rae Spoon reminds us that love can be transformative, but sometimes the intensity of […]

Nothing ever happened

Nothing ever happened (2009) is an experimental animation that illustrates a surreal internal landscape occupied by child creatures and animal imagery. A child goes off to school and must reevaluate everything they have known. Fish, dogs, cats & birds interact with fish tanks, living room furniture, poppies, school busses and the first artificial heart technology. They […]

Joan

Joan (2010) is a music video that confronts the viewer with the violence trans people face in their daily lives. Featuring portraits of gender queers from around the world, as well as a few famous faces from Canada, the video offers recognition for the difficulty in surviving oppressive conditions. The love song, an anthem against transphobia, reminds […]