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Some Monster: Spatial Poetics XI

I put together this program for the Powell Street Festival and Spatial Poetics, an annual performance showcase of collaborative projects. Here’s an excerpt from the program notes: **…

VANCOUVER VANCOUVER VANCOUVER

In the Fall of 2008, the City of Vancouver called for proposals for artist-initiated projects to be created during the 2010 Olympic Games. I ended up pitching this…

Brawl (with Norma)

Norma is an arts collective I’ve been working with since 2002. We did Brawl for a series of performances called Bright Lights. The works were all performed during…

Your Private Sky

In 2005 I did a short residency at the Or Gallery called “Out of Office Reply.” The idea was to consider works that would live outside the gallery…

YOUR PRIVATE SKY (PENTICTON)

Carrying on the fascination with tourist sites and paraphernalia, this work was presented at the Art Gallery of the South Okanagan (Penticton, BC, Canada) during the city’s annual…

Floating Sculptures

Here’s a few works I did while I was on a residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Fall 2008. It was a thematic residency led…

The Set-Up

In late 2008 I was invited by curators Johan Lundh and Alissa Firth-Eagland to work on a collaborative, process-based work with Eric Metcalfe. Eric is an old professor…

So Long We Miss You Forever (with Diyan Achjadi)

The Powell Street Festival and curator Miko Hoffman invited Diyan and I to collaborate on a work for their annual festival. The festival is located at Oppenheimer Park,…

The Storm And The Fall

Vancouver is kind of a weird place sometimes. It’s a city of glass, filled with condo developments and speculative real estate bubbles. It’s also got a running disaster…

Ghost Stories (with Norma)

Norma is a collaborative group I have been working with since 2002. This image was taken on False Creek, just north of Science World, a Vancouver landmark from…

David Bowie and Justin Timberlake

David Bowie and Justin Timberlake: Three small works Celebrity is a fascinating thing. It just is. These works here are smaller explorations into my own relationship to it….

Vancouver Family

I sent a package to all the Kwans in Vancouver (there’s 300 of them). In a letter written in both Chinese and English I asked each Kwan to…

American Eagle Quilts

I’m a nostalgic sort. I love second-hand things, and I was noticing some years ago that faux-weathered clothes were getting popular, and thus mass produced. And it struck…

Dishrag Cowboy Shirt

It’s kind of self explanatory. I made this for an art auction, and always wondered if it ever got worn.

Dog Day Afternoon (with Norma)

Norma is a collaborative that I’ve been working with since 2002. This work was produced for a series of public performances called “Expect Delays”, curated by Kathleen Ritter…