selected written things by me:
Practicing the Future Together: Power, Safety, and Urgency in the Distributed Model published in: “Ahuman Pedagogy: Multidisciplinary Perspectives for Education in the Anthropocene” – edited by Jessie L. Beier and jan jagodzinski
Seeds as Data (what we lose when the universal becomes proprietary) published as part of Artspeak’s BEACON pamphlet series.
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.