PROJECTS, COLLABORATIONS AND SERVICES

This website SITE is intended to offer an ever evolving insight into my practice: both as an artist and a worker. I am using the categories of Projects, Services and Collaborations to provide multiple entry points into my work. Ideally visitors will be able to make links between each of these sections, as an important aspect of my artistic production is recognizing the ways in which all of my labour (artistic and otherwise) overlap in ideas and ideals.

Projects:
I am not restricted by medium, instead my works take on the forms required to best represent the ideas and concepts considered by each project. In many of my works I bring everyday items into the rarefied space of the gallery, and it might not always be clear what constitutes the work. My practice produces a minimal amount of waste.

Services:
I take on many different roles and positions in order to make it possible for me to make my work and my life sustainable. Gig work, such as cooking and preparing crew lunches, providing education workships, djing parties, working as a house painter or as a barista in a coffee shop, allows me time and flexibility to make work as an artist.

Collaborations:
As I am not tied to any specific medium I often work with others to produce aspects of my work. This assistance is integral in helping me to realize my vision into material. With such a focus on labour in my work, it is important that these workers are paid fair labour costs when helping to produce work.

There Is, And There Is No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

2015

Arstscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto ( Winter Islands Artist-In-Residence Program)

There Is, And There Is No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

For the Winter Island Residency I facilitated performances and  programming throughout my two week stay, beginning with offering short term residents, long term residents and AGP staff a FREE LUNCH (Who says there is no such thing?) in exchange for an hour of their time to socialize, engage in conversation or just to take some time out from the studio process or work. The program ran from Thursday, November 5th to the 11th, 2015.

Credits and Thank You's:

THANK YOU: Andrew Lochhead, and Lisa Cristinzo and the everyone who worked at Arstscape Gibraltar Point and all the artists who agreed to attend lunch