The ‘sum total’ of my research..

(If theory, could be a mathematical equation, then the solution to my dissertation question would be as follows..) “The (gender) of the artist matters” Parker & Pollock, (1981). Old Mistresses: Women, Art and Ideology, London, Routledge p.50. + (plus) I work in tapestry primarily for its materiality and its capacity to shift within traditions, to shuttle […]

bODY rEMIX/gOLDBERG vARIATIONS

Oh, wow. Dance, from Canadian choreographer Marie Chouinard. Her piece bODY rEMIX/gOLDBERG vARIATIONS is extremely challenging, intense, difficult and beautiful.. This video may be of unique interest to those willing to challenging their perceptions of dance, the body, dis/ability, body image, feminism.. She was recently named a Director of the Venice Biennale. http://differences.dukejournals.org/content/19/1/71.abstract https://peoplearedancing.wordpress.com/2013/06/16/marie-chouinard-body_remixgoldberg_variations/  

#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 well […]

Gender Parity at the Federal Level in CANADA & The University Art Association of Canada conference

I arrived here in Halifax last evening for the University Art Association of Canada‘s annual conference. This year being hosted by the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, NSCAD. It is wonderful to be back in this vibrant and historic city! Better still having arrived yesterday, on such a historic day for our nation! (“Canada becomes […]