Universal Declaration of Human Rights Quilt – a craftivist project from Australia

I have been working on this passion-craftivist project since the holidays now… It is my contribution, a quilt square, to the international Craftivist project, Universal Declaration of Human Rights Quilt (#UDHRQuilt), I’ve done Article 29. Below is an image of my Nanny (right), and her dearest sister Betty (left). They were extremely close to oneContinue reading “Universal Declaration of Human Rights Quilt – a craftivist project from Australia”

New year, same me. “Kept Going”

Happy New Year! My family and I enjoyed a nice holiday of turkey, wine, sugar, gifts, friends and the typical chaos. It my sincere hope that you got break as well (you can see just how played-out I became in the selfie of the girls laughing… with me napping on the couch in the background!). I loveContinue reading “New year, same me. “Kept Going””

Gutters/Selvage/Salvage; or, ‘To Be Honest’..

I may be repeating myself out of insecurity, but the purpose of this blog is not one of navel-gazing per se, but rather to record my research process as I work through my doctoral project (though admittedly the two may appear indistinguishable some days). I have a motive to offer – if, and where possible – anyContinue reading “Gutters/Selvage/Salvage; or, ‘To Be Honest’..”

Early Autumn Threads…

Life’s been particularly whirly over the last few weeks: birthdays, new school year, finished Proposal for my dissertation, some sleepless nights, family worries, a music festival, and a “padding” battle thrown in for good measure.. There’s a thread you follow. It goes among things that change. But it doesn’t change. People wonder about what youContinue reading “Early Autumn Threads…”

Weaving my defense.

  If you’re curious, you can see a pdf. of the presentation here: Hogan_Comprehensive Defence presentation_July 7 2016     Wearing my son’s handmade mother’s day gift from last May (heart shaped button pin) and my Christmas gift from my daughter (needle and thread pin) for good luck (and not in the photo, my grandmother’s rubyContinue reading “Weaving my defense.”

#GrowTheGAG

The Gynocratic Art Gallery means a lot to me. It began as an extension of my studio-based doctoral  research, as an Interdisciplinary PhD program at the University of New Brunswick. Two weeks ago The GAG launched a nation wide mail out called Grow The GAG! The mail-out went to many artist-run centers across Canada, as wellContinue reading “#GrowTheGAG”