background photo courtesy of Blaine Campbell

 NEWS:

'a sentimental dissidence' opening reception, solo exhibition at grunt gallery, october 31, 2019 

-Opening reception for the exhibition 'a sentimental dissidence' opens October 31th, beginning at 7 PM at grunt gallery. The exhibition features new video, sculpture and sound works. . This show is curated by Vanessa Kwan

'relations of responsibility' opening reception, group exhibition at SFU audain, october 9, 2019 

-Opening reception for the exhibition 'Relations of Responsbility' opens October 9th, beginning at 7 PM at SFU Audain. The exhibition features works by Raven Chacon, Lou Sheppard and myself. There will be a performance by Lou at 6 PM. This show is curated by cheyanne turions.

artist talk, october 1, 2019

-Artist talk at Emily Carr University of Art + Design as a part of the 'Twilight Hour' speaker series. Free and open to students and the public. Starts at 6 PM.

'Excerpts from the domestic cinema ch.1',  as a part of the works screening series, 'esp: ecologies' with unit 17, fillip and cineworks, September 14, 2019 

-'Excerpts From the Domestic Cinema Ch.1' is a part of a screening series called 'ESP: Ecologies'. This iteration is copresented between Unit 17, Fillip and Cineworks. Program includes shorts by myself, Tiziana La Melia & Maryse Larivière and Sarah Rara. A video on loop by Sarah will also be on view. Doors are at 7:30 PM and the screening starts at 8:00 PM. Free but with RSVP because a light dinner buffet will be served!

'Excerpts from the domestic cinema ch.1', group show as a part of the works festival, June 22, 2019 

-'Excerpts From the Domestic Cinema Ch.1' is a part of a group show within The Works Festival in Edmonton, Alberta. Opening reception with performances and artist roundtable discussion from 1:00 PM- 3:30 PM. Curated by Yang Lim.

Toronto premiere of 'the protagonists', april 18, 2019 

-'The Protagonists' screens as a part of Images Festival (TO, Can), part of the shorts program 'Domestic Cinema'

curated by Steffanie Ling

opening of online group show 'archival pulse', january 16, 2019 

-New video 'Excerpts From the Domestic Cinema Ch.1' is a part of an online group show called 'Archival Pulse', hosted by P40 collective (TO, Can) and curated by Noor Bhangu (TO, Can) 

World premiere of 'The Protagonists' as a part of Iffr, january 25+26, 2019 

-World Premiere of 'The Protagonists' as a part of the 48th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam. Screens January 25 and 26 as a part of the 'Inquiring Minds' program. Special thanks to Tom Richardson, Eric Lowe, Steff Ling, Ellis Sam, Casey Wei and VIVO Media Arts.

screening of 'The Protagonists' as a part of 'documentarian' recent acquisitions at vivo media arts, january 10, 2019

-Screening 'The Protagonists' as a part of the program 'Documentarian', a collection of recent film, video and moving image acquisitions at VIVO Media Arts. Special thanks to program curator Casey Wei

Artspeak radio digest, every tuesday evening on co-op radio vancouver at 100.5fm from 9-10pm pst, fall 2018

-I am co-producing, writing, editing and organizing a weekly, 1-hour radio show as a part of an aural publishing initiative led Artspeak in partnership with Co-op Radio Vancouver. The program is called Artspeak Radio Digest and is a mix of quality content: current events, local arts, musical selections, poetry and more. Artists and writers Brady Cranfield, Emma Metcalfe Hurst, Autumn Schnell and I work on the show together with support from Bopha Chhay and Erik Hood. You can tune in every Tuesday from 9-10PM PST at 100.5FM the old school way or by clicking the 'Listen Now' (top left button) on the Co-Op Radio website: http://www.coopradio.org/content/artspeak-radio-digest

Be sure to check the Artspeak Radio Digest on Artspeak's website too where all the episodes are archived: http://artspeak.ca/artspeak-radio-digest/

ON PRODUCING SAFER SPACES: ACCOUNTABLE CULTURAL CREATION, friday july 27/18

- I was invited to speak on this panel as a part of CURRENT Feminist Electronic Arts Symposium in Vancouver. You can RSVP to the event by following this link: https://currentsymposium.com/public/program.html

EAT YOUR ART AND VEGETABLES CKUW 95.9 FM, thursday june 21/18

- I went on this Winnipeg based radio show with artist John Patterson that 'presents guests of diverse backgrounds and perspectives ranging from local self taught artists to internationally renowned interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary artists' for the occasion of my exhibition in town. You can find a link to the mp3 here: https://ckuw.ca/programs/detail/eat-your-arts-vegetables

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE SERIES: GABI DAO, monday june 18/18

- Presented some research at Platfrom Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts in Winnipeg on the occasion of my exhibition there. A link to the archive of the talk, which I think will also be uploaded on their website soon:

http://platformgallery.org/events/artist-talks/

BACK ALLEY ENTRANCE, saturday june 17/18

- I was a part of this panel discussion on recent connections, resources and dialogues between DIY project spaces: Duplex (Vancouver), Blinkers (Winnipeg) and the former Negative Space (Winnipeg).

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