It’s funny how there is so much stuff about how to get into an MFA program, but once you’re here, there doesn’t seem to be much. It’s like that when you’re applying, too. “I’ll get in and…” Part of making this post is so maybe a me in another dimension will find this in their […]
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Some images! Other amusements: I kept asking myself if this was really art, and, like most things that bother me, I googled the question and found this wonderful piece by Maciej Ratajski, “If This Isn’t Art”. Sometimes googling my problems does help. Anyway, here’s what a difference lighting makes:
Since I got back from Calgary after such a successful collaboration, I’ve been asking myself what my own work looks like. I’ve been thinking a lot about the parallels between the artists’ studio and teen/adolescent bedrooms. In both, you’re trying to make your own space and figure out who you are. They’re can also both […]
Now that Phantom Wing is over and I’m back in Winnipeg, how do I take that positivity and momentum and funnel it into my thesis exhibition? In a meeting yesterday, it was rightly called out to me that everything I’ve made at the university has seemed different and kind of stunted in a way that […]
We’re down to the wire, but I am finally at the point where I can envision us actually finishing this project, so that’s a bit of a relief. We’ve gone to Dollarama about 10 times more than we thought we’d have to, and have spent a lot of time searching thrift stores for teen girl […]
melinda topilko and I are participating collaboratively on a piece for Phantom Wing: A pre-demolition project at King Edward School in Calgary. Here’s a list of all the artists, and also, check out the tumblr we’ve started to document our progress (although cross-posting here is likely). And I’ll be in Calgary for the last half […]
I’m preparing to defend my thesis proposal and was sent some questions to prepare for because I tend to go full on fight-or-flight during the q&a portion of presentations. I am panicking about this question I think the most: What are you bringing that’s new to the conversation? This is the scariest question I have […]
melinda topilko and I are working on a little project… More to come.
This is about an hour long, but this talk by Deirdre Logue and Allyson Mitchell about their Feminist Art Gallery is really excellent. via Big Ideas in Art and Culture: Deirdre Logue and Allyson Mitchell – YouTube.