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The See

The See, graphic book, risograph printed by Paper Pusher (2013) A long time ago in a place where all was not understood, not a thing made sense and I was very much smaller than everyone else. Where landscapes disintegrate and bodies fragment, where the surface is shinier, a distressed narrator struggles to form a sense of self. If […]

Hey Girl, AIDS ACTION NOW: POSTER/VIRUS

  Hey Girl, I’ll Tell You When I’m Ready!   With this poster I combined a series of collaged images with the text “HEY GIRL, I’LL TELL YOU WHEN I AM READY”. The text plays with two possible readings, “I’ll tell you when I am (physically) ready to fuck” and “I’ll tell you when I […]

work=worth=innocence

      On Thursday we met at Berri-UQAM. Not all people in the group had met each other before today. The intention was to meet and discuss the situation/the articles/mental illness/police violence/oppression and decide what to do do. Karen said, “I don’t feel comfortable wearing the shirt.”  I said it was okay, no one had […]

Psychic Capital

Psychic Capital (2009) combines experimental animation and sound to explore how identity development is informed (and sometimes controlled) by psychiatry’s relationship with capitalism and it’s broader political objectives. The video focuses on three themes, the history of psychiatry and its relationship to capitalism/consumerism in North America, the MKULTRA experiments in Montreal during the Cold War, and how the […]

The MacMeyer P_______ Project in Calgary 2008

Interventions on fundraiser’s and charity t-shirts. … for RENT COTROLE LEGALIZE SLEEPING ON PUBLIC BENCHES THE MAD DASH FOR CROHN’S & COLITIS FREE MENTAL HEALTH CARE RUN AND WALK I HAVE THE POWER TO PREVENT DEATH … for ABORIGINAL YOUTH INITIATIVES REINTRODUCING SMOKING IN PRISONS BLOOD DRIVE FOR THE CRIMINALIZATION OF THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY I […]

Crossing Communities Art Project

  From 2007-2011 I facilitated workshops with various communities of marginalized women and youth.  As artist in residence at Crossing Communities Art Project in Winnipeg, I facilitated the production of many individual and group artworks and videos. The projects address the interests and personal narratives of the participants while introducing new skills and concepts of […]

YouTube 2006

In this project I construct a series of internet personas on YouTube. Within the frame of current global internet communities, I aimed to highlight how identity formation, representation and the media on the internet relates to surveillance. These constructed personas interacted with each other and the YouTube community to problematize concepts of visibility/representation as legitimacy […]

MacMeyer Palliative Project: loss is okay

Since 2005, I have been collaborating with artist Hazel Meyer (under the pseudonym The MacMeyer P_______ Project) in various Canadian cities creating localized interventions and performances. ­­­­The MacMeyer Palliative Project: loss is okay used visual catalysts such as tape graffiti, guerilla mosaics and ribbon-breaking ceremonies, in an attempt to rethink the current paradigm for dealing […]