Category: Art

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10 Highlights From 5 Months in South America

  A lot can happen over the course of 5 months. Even more so when you are spending the time bussing across 4000km of South America What a 5 months it has been. Personal and professionally, the sights seen, experiences had, and immersive cultural experiences on so many levels. The bucket list got shorter, and […]

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A Beginner’s Take on Oil Painting

Over the past decade, I’ve shot over 100,000 frames. Easily. My average is probably about 15,000 a year. (And with recent endeavours into timelapse photography, it’s only going up.) All this to say, in retrospect, it’s surprising that it’s taken so long for me to pick up a paintbrush in a meaningful way. I’ve raided a […]

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3 Time Lapse Projects or What to Do With Cold Winter Weather

Winter in Canada is an absolutely terrible thing. It’s cold, long and depressing. Smart animals are hibernating. It seems the popular opinion is that it’s alright if you get out and take advantage of a world that gets buried in 30 degrees below zero. There’s ice hockey, hunting, activities that involve hurtling down mountains and even competitive […]

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Blue and Gold Do A Little Dance On My Fridge

A stopmotion I worked on with the very talented Joanne. Two hesitant magnets, Shuffle towards one another, They change heads, Bodies fall apart, And things kind of work out Here’s a behind the scenes (which also made for the first picture I posted to Instagram).

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The Pieces From the Wabi Sabi Show At Espace Pop

So back on May 22/23 at Espace Pop in Montreal, I had a show on the theme of Wabi Sabi. It’s taken me over 3 months to get the art online here, but hey, it’s summer, and who wants to be on a computer anyway? But here they are. If you are interested in purchasing […]

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Wabi Sabi: Exploration of A Quiet Undeclared Beauty And Elegant Simplicity

It’s the art of finding beauty in imperfection in the world around us. It’s about accepting the natural cycle of growth, decay and all that’s between. Simple, slow, and uncluttered, revering authenticity above all… A celebration of time, character and the face it leaves behind, while appreciating the wear and tear, its personality over production. […]

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Andrew Bird

If you’ve never seen Andrew Bird live in concert (let alone heard his music), here are a few reasons to encourage you. On TED – Starts with the Happy Birthday song, takes me back to one amazing birthday past. “You’re laying mines along the shore Oh no, through my hull it ripped and tore Oh, […]

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"Our pretense is a dedication. Someone must appear to believe. Our lives are no less serious than if we professed real faith, real belief. As belief shrinks from the world, people find it more necessary than ever that someone believe. Wild-eyed men in caves. Nuns in black. Monks who do not speak. We are left to believe. Fools, children. Those who have abandoned belief must still believe in us. They are sure that they are right not to believe but they know belief must not fade completely. Hell is when no one believes. There must always be believers. Fools, idiots, those who hear voices, those who speak in tongues. We are your lunatics. We surrender our lives to make your nonbelief possible. You are sure that you are right but you don't want everyone to think as you do. There is no truth without fools. We are your fools, your madwomen, rising at dawn to pray, lighting candles, asking statues for good health, long life."

— Dan DeLillo, from White Noise

White Noise – Dan DeLlilo

This is quite a good read, not as good as Underground, but at 1/3 the length… Check it out: White Noise, by Dan DeLlilo

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Osheaga Discovery 1 of ?: Lou Doillon

“Lou Doillon…confidently weary voice, magnetic melodies and autobiographical songwriting on the heavenly single “I.C.U.” introduced us to this budding songstress’ growing repertoire. Doillon’s debut full-length was released last spring.” – The Osheaga Festival Website Quite the haunting tune.

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