Although it's never grown as more than a hobby, I still take classes and feel compelled to keep using it as a tool to explore composition and my own personal interests.
Carla and I go wayyyyy back, okay not that way back but at least eight years back in time. A mutual friend of ours had brought Carla to a prenatal yoga class that I was teaching in Victoria, BC. We were both pregnant with our first babies and due around the same time too. I… Continue reading Carla Lewis – Featured Artist
But those of us left looking for our sister or auntie or daughter or mother know that this has been going on for way too long. Why suddenly is it a hot topic? This is something so real, something so terrible and monstrous and bigger than any one of us can understand. And it has somehow become normalized in our society.
It’s Gooym (spring) and everything around is waking from their winter nap. This is the time of year the tree frogs start singing, the days start to get longer and the nettle is one of the first plants that stretches up. Everything has been early this year because of global warming. I don't know if… Continue reading Weeds are my medicine
"How many images move you?" This question was asked by filmmaker, cultural worker, and community-based video activist Marjorie Beaucage at Sâkêwêwak's Storytellers Festival and Indigenous Artists' Symposium which took place in Regina February 23-27, 2016. Marjorie was speaking about how everyday we are inundated with thousands of images and how very few of them move us to… Continue reading How many images move you?