Category: art

  • Be Here (2010 edition)

    Be Here (2010 edition)

    Series of digital prints and folded pocket-book / 2010 Be Here (2010 Edition) is a series of photographs of advertising billboards, featuring British Columbia’s tourism advertisement campaign for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Metro Vancouver. Each billboard depicts a landscape or attraction in the province, accompanied by the catch-phrase ‘Be Here’. Through their specific framing,…

  • Rupture (Reprise)

    Rupture (Reprise)

    series of seven inkjet prints \ 16 x 32″ \ 2010 Rupture (Reprise) is a series of photographs of empty advertising billboards at a train station in Metro Vancouver, taken during the run-up to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. The billboards were stripped bare to comply with regulations during the Olympics that only allowed advertisements…

  • Concrete Poetry

    Concrete Poetry

    Installation \ 2010Laser prints, wooden billboard, glue \ 8 x 8 x 4′ Concrete Poetry is a wooden billboard onto which an image, taken at the architecture exhibition “Vancouverism” (2010), is repeatedly pasted to form an abstract pattern. Held at the atrium of the controversial Woodward’s redevelopment complex in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, the exhibition presented…

  • The Barlett

    The Barlett

    installation \ 2010Vinyl composite tiles, industrial sink \ dimensions variable collaborators: Nikita Alagappa, Laura McKillop The Bartlett is a site-specific installation in the Bartlett Performance Space at the visual art studios of Simon Fraser University. For the installation, the grey-floored room, normally used by the studio community as an exhibition space, is covered with cheap vinyl…

  • Special Photos

    Special Photos

    photography \ 2009pinhole camera photograph, photogram, inkjet print \ each 8.5 x 11 Using “pure” or banal techniques of photography—a pinhole camera made of tin box, a photogram, and a cellphone snapshot—this project explores the technology of photography, its representational function, and its indexical quality through three interrelated images.

  • Manipulations of Time

    Manipulations of Time

    two composite photographs / 2009colour inkjet print and gelatin silver print, each 70 x 8″ Manipulations of Time is an exploration of the photographic documentation of urban rhythms, informed by Henri Lefebvre’s concept of ‘rhythmanalysis,’ a study of the city through an attentiveness to its natural and artificial rhythms. The work also probes the limits…

  • Drive Thru

    Drive Thru

    installation \ 2008acrylic paint on canvas, dimensions variable The site-specific installation Drive Thru comprises small pieces of canvas painted to look like litter, arranged on a storm sewer in front of coffee shop in Vancouver’s Stratchona’s neighbourhood. The installation is informed by an interest the abject and the everyday, as well as Vancouver’s photoconceptualist tradition.

  • Rupture


    outdoor installation \ 2008duct tape, vinyl, vinyl lettering \ dimensions variable Rupture was a site-specific installation on the Convocation Stairs at the Burnaby Mountain campus of Simon Fraser University, designed by Arthur Erickson. A fake crack was created on the concrete stairs using black tape. Situated at the very site of student protests in the…