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)”

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’”

‘Just Making It’ – proposal defence

Phewf! Over this big hurdle. This is what I’ve got so far.. hogan_proposal-defence_013017webcopy (pres. visuals) hogan_oral-research-proposal-presentation_web-ready (written presentation) Thank you to all those who have supported, and continue to support me along this path that I’ve chosen. There are so very many of you that I need to thank, so please understand that I haven’t begun aContinue reading “‘Just Making It’ – proposal defence”

Feminist Art Conference here we come!

This weekend the Feminist Art Conference will be held in Toronto Ontario Canada, and I am happy to be able to report that ~ THE GYNOCRATIC ART GALLERY WILL be there! My mum has been helping me with our GAG-fortune cookies, which will be available free to those at the conference. We hope that you’ll come pickContinue reading “Feminist Art Conference here we come!”

In Toronto at the TMC

Toronto Last Friday I had the opportunity to see Sheila Hicks‘ work at the Textile Museum of Canada (TMC). Whoot Whoo!! For years I have loved Hicks’ work. She moves with incredible skill and facility between gathering, wrapping, twisting and stacking her materials, on to detailed and traditional modes of weaving with warp and weft. *TheContinue reading “In Toronto at the TMC”