Work-on..

On and on I sew… There has been a delay in my PhD defence at the University of New Brunswick this week. The delay is not one that I expected but, I have great respect for the process and so (sew) I am continuing to work on. The written component of my dissertation was submittedContinue reading “Work-on..”

Just Making It (Visible)

This is a new body of work that I’ve made in clay. It responds to the feminist theorist’s responsibility to fill in the gaps within academic research – to make visible that which has been historically overlooked.   I want to make visible some of ‘the gaps’ the textile research. These piece speak to invisibleContinue reading “Just Making It (Visible)”

Soft (‘n’fresh’)

Soft hearted.. Softness Is A Strength Her fingers caressed the ivories So very lightly. The tunes that played Echoing sweetly. Ludovico Einaudi, Nuvole Bianche. The title, she said. She said, To her, this song captures the feeling of utmost sincerity that exist in the purest of her heart. To be able to stay soft, evenContinue reading “Soft (‘n’fresh’)”

UNB Powwow & plans for Clinic 554 fundraiser

Yesterday afternoon I attended the University of New Brunswick’s 3rd Annual Powwow. It was a powerful afternoon of dancing for my mother, my two children, my niece and me. We had the privilege of witnessing: -Women’s Northern Traditional -Men’s Grass Dance -Women’s Fancy Shawl Dance -Women’s Jingle Dance Also, near the end, there was aContinue reading “UNB Powwow & plans for Clinic 554 fundraiser”

‘It is proper to speak the truth’

My supervisor frequently reminds me to own the many realities of my current situation, and to not take for granted the work/art that goes into making a home and a life (the art of homelife?)… I am/do – try/ing – each day. So many different things occur in every family in the run of aContinue reading “‘It is proper to speak the truth’”