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Dangerous Sculpture

  • February 22, 2019
Dangerous Sculpture

A dangerous sculpture, a reverse St. Sebastian, a psychedelic sea urchin: (Stay tuned for the large wall version)

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Art Troll and geoDNA

  • September 19, 2018
Art Troll and geoDNA

Art troll?  Here's how I ended up working (lurking), in inclement weather, under a low bridge... with a racoon. Some of my current explorations involve creating visual DNA en plein air at disparate locations  (ultimately to be done coast to coast to coast across Canada, then other countries) and combining them together. Hundreds of paintings will initially be made, and then destroyed, as they are sliced up into pictorial genes which will  be CRISPR'd together into  single complex artworks, paintings made of paintings. The final pieces will be a hybrid of painting, collage and sculpture....

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Curator

  • June 24, 2016
Curator

Just had a two hour studio visit with a curator from the AGO,  linking the work from the early linear A/B/A/B/ collages done in Tokyo through the remxible installations and sculpture work to the digital ice graffiti, laser palimpsest and outdoor ephemeral art, to the latest genetically modified object explorations...  

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Linear Mandala

  • January 8, 2012
Linear Mandala

Linear Mandala 11, mocha, mauve. Architected nature, like a zen garden; repeating patterns that from a distance appear simple, but up close reveal more complex, like waves and wavelets where seas meet; writing, sentences across a page, not quite legible but poetically hinting at the something deeper;  math expressed in nature, shell lines and wood grains, hinting at an ordered universe (but one with wabi sabit -- beautiful glitches and imperfections.) 42” x 36”, acrylic on aluminum by K.I.A. 2009 From the ongoing series of linear code / zamboni'd line paintings. Installed...

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