transgender

i need to feel endless in both directions

i need to feel endless in both directions The stand in holds the ground where something is missing.  In the digital, neoliberal world, everything can replace everything, and everything must be replaced. But every shift, every drift away also announces a fracturing, a trauma. Witness, watching, seeing and being seen are redefined as capital in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]