selected written things by me:
An interview with Emmanuel Osahor about his practice is up on Public Parking: Negotiating beauty in times of grief: in conversation with Emmanuel Osahor
A new essay – Memory Work, about the 1986 Gainers Strike in Edmonton – is out in the winter issue of Canadian Art Magazine (Tangents, Winter 2021).
I was invited to respond to the It’s About Time: Dancing Black in Canada 1900 – 1970 and Now exhibition curated by Seika Boye at the John & Maggie Mitchell Art Gallery: It’s About Time (Where was it fun to dance?): a response.
I was invited to contribute to a piece by Nataleah Hunter-Young and Sarah Mason-Case for Canadian Art Magazine: Thoughts of Liberation: Black scholars, activists and artists respond to the present moment—Christina Battle, Dionne Brand, Denise Ferreira da Silva, El Jones, Robyn Maynard, Charmaine Nelson and Christina Sharpe.
I recently received a PhD in Art & Visual Culture from the University of Western Ontario where I situated my research and practice under a dissertation titled: Disaster as a Framework for Social Change: Searching for new patterns across plant ecology and online networks.
The Hottest August - review of Brett Story's 2019 Documentary – for Canadian Art Magazine online.
[What’s Happening?] I’m feeling emotional – for “Interspecies Communication” edited by Meredith Tromble & Patricia Olynyk for PUBLIC Journal #59. August, 2019.
Cultural Shifts Within Artist Run Culture in Canada – YYZBooks. Forthcoming 2018 (written April 2017).
What is Left? What is Right? [expanding alliances] – for Forest City Gallery Digest Volume 2 – Edited by Christina Battle. November 2017.
INCITE! Journal of Experimental Media – Back and Forth – "Interview with Jesse Malmed" – September 2017
RT #Kaepernick Takes a Knee – for INCITE Journal of Experimental Media – issue 7 – SPORTS. 2017.
Arriving at a Different Past in Order to Survive the Future – for a publication accompanying In the Shadow of the Millenium exhibition at the Judith and Normal Alix Art Gallery – edited by Darryn Doull. 2017.
When Police Brutality Videos Go Viral – An essay with epilogue – both can be accessed online, November/December 2016.
INCITE! Journal of Experimental Media's Back and Forth – "Interview with Leslie Supnet," June 2015
INCITE! Journal of Experimental Media #5: Blockbuster edited by Peter Nowogrodzki, “Hollywood Movies, Media Hype, and the Contemporary Survivalist Movement: An Appropriated Study,” 2015
INCITE! Journal of Experimental Media's Back and Forth – "Interview with Gwen Trutnau," January 2015
INCITE! Journal of Experimental Media #4: Exhibition Guide, contributing artist project: “DIY Screening Checklist,” 2013
“Everything you Read and See Just Might be a Lie AKA Don’t Believe a Word I Say (A Series of Proofs)," [a response to Erina Duganne’s ‘Family Folktales: Carrie Mae Weems, Allan Sekula, and the Critique of Documentary Photography’] English Language Notes 50.1 Spring/Summer 2012, The Shape of the I: A Double Issue edited by Julie Carr & John-Michael Rivera.