Writing about process.

some thoughts while designing BoAP 2022

some thoughts while designing BoAP 2022

Best of Australian Poems is an Annual Volume from Australian Poetry. Working closely with The CEO of AP, Jacinta Le Plastrier this annual compilation of a 100 best Australian poems is always intense and yet enjoyable. Last year there were some fantastic inclusions I...

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some science illustrations and musings on slow work

some science illustrations and musings on slow work

In the last week, I found myself doing some illustrations for a scientific journal article for my dear father. The outcomes could have been way clearer, however, they were done over a very short period of time and under some pressure from competing work. It was fun in...

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a brief spot of walking in Banff and Yoho National parks

a brief spot of walking in Banff and Yoho National parks

Last week I took a plane to Calgary, then rented a car, and drove to and around Banff and Yoho National parks with Dr.M. I was mystified by the names Yoho and Banff—Yoho is a Cree expression of awe and wonder—the onomatopoeia is spot-on, as is the naming, in the...

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pin-screen animation

pin-screen animation

I watched this evocative and delicate animated film Étreintes (or Embraced) by director: Justine Vuylsteker. It is made using an old method called Pin-screen animation, a process that uses thousands of small pins to cast shadows that generate depth, and create form....

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a little silver soldering

a little silver soldering

Had bought this little studio experience as a gift for "S" for her birthday in 2020, and of course, for all the help she extended to me while putting up my 2020 Ph.D. exhibition. We only finally made it to the studio last Friday, thanks to the generosity and patience...

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body-mapping

body-mapping

I recently attended the Body Mapping: the stories we carry workshop with Jotika Healing Arts workshop conducted as part of UBC ARTIVISM: Politics of the Body event. The actual mapping session lasted an hour. This was of interest to me because of a parallel Body...

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