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Posted in Articles on June 17, 2013

Seeing and Connecting in a 10 Percent World

I recently gave a talk at IGNITE Waterloo 12 on the topic of environmental change and how it relates to my artwork. Of all the questions I answer regarding my practice the vast majority fall into one of 3 streams: 1) How do you do that? (i.e. the practical and technical aspects ... Continue Reading

Posted in Interrupted Horizons, Landscapes, Paintings on October 24, 2012

Requiem for a parking lot at Homer Watson and Blea ...

A depiction of one of the staff parking lots at the site of the former Budd Automotive plant in Kitchener. The land on which it is situated is the source of much debate and consternation in Kitchener. Formerly home to one of the city’s largest industrial employers, the site ... Continue Reading

Posted in Interrupted Horizons, Landscapes, Paintings on October 31, 2012

Roos, the idyll of Victoria.

Sadly, for many urban dwellers, the closest they come to nature is their city’s park system. Roos Island, in the heart of Kitchener’s downtown Victoria Park squats beautifully in the middle of dammed Schneider Creek just before it descends below ground into the maw of ... Continue Reading

Posted in Articles on December 18, 2012

Star of Kitchener

This busy season find the time to relax and reflect. Take a moment to remember the wonder—this is your two minutes of holiday zen. All architectural textures and lights were shot in downtown Kitchener. From notable buildings and landmarks, to Roos Island in Victoria Park, to t ... Continue Reading

Posted in Interrupted Horizons, Landscapes, Paintings on October 31, 2012

Schneider Creek, prison for life.

As urban centres develop, nature is often condemned to serve the sentence for its founders’ crimes against the environment. Schneider Creek, which runs through, above, and below the city is a deeply ambivalent model for a natural rivercourse. At once the jewel of the city&# ... Continue Reading

Posted in Interrupted Horizons, Landscapes, Paintings on October 25, 2012

One man’s Trashmore is an everyman’s t ...

Renamed McClennan Park after the former mayor of Kitchener who envisioned the rebirth of a landfill as an urban park, the more affectionately known “Mt. Trashmore” has become a favourite recreational destination for Kitchener locals. Pictured here from Ottawa St. S, t ... Continue Reading

Posted in Articles on October 19, 2012

Interrupted Horizons Show

WHEN: November 2-30, 2012 WHERE: Rotunda Gallery, City Hall Kitchener RECEPTION: November 8, 5-7PM Our industrial approach to constructing the landscapes we inhabit creates self-reinforcing disconnects within the historical record that lead to inter-generational blindness of wha ... Continue Reading