I have thousands of photos on my computer and external hard drives. For years I’ve tried to archive my photos “the right way” but honestly, I could use some guidance. So many RAW and JPEG and TIFF files, so many photos to sort through. I use Lightroom 5 which is a great tool for editing… Continue reading Searching for hands
My Indigenous identity continues to be at the core of my practice and includes concepts involving land, memory and history with the majority of my work being produced on Six Nations Territory.
It wasn’t until I was camping in Jean Marie River that it hit me, why not share the beauty of this community? The land, water and sky.
It was only years later that my work began exploring sexuality and sensuality in my chosen genres of photography and writing. I broke up with my long-term partner, and spent some time doing research, listening to people’s stories about their sweeties, and having my own experiences.
However, I've had to set that way of thinking aside and just go with the flow, which hasn't been the easiest thing for me to do.
Our plans have been changing every day.
Many years ago I was exposed to a photographer who loved to capture his family using film (Nate Kaiser). Since then I have had a deep love for film cameras (especially medium format) and photographs. Maybe it was nostalgia, or maybe they're just straight up beautiful images. Fast forward a few years and I definitely… Continue reading Film-lover, Kind of
This is an open letter to Indigenous Community asking for solidarity for #BlackLivesMatter.
On June 30, I opened my solo exhibition Through That Which Is Scene at ODD Gallery in Dawson City. I left Ottawa on June 22 and had a stop-over in Whitehorse. It was my first time experiencing the "Land of the Midnight Sun" so close to the solstice and it was truly amazing! The next morning… Continue reading Grain Elevators & The Midnight Sun
Every so often, I pull a bit of a disappearing act and venture far away from the city to connect with nature as a source of inspiration and healing.
I had the privilege and honor of collaborating with Angela on several photo-shoots, one of them being for a project with Dickson Designs and Creations for Continuity. Together – all aboriginal female entrepreneurs - created beautiful art and everlasting friendships.