Blog Posts & Updates

Extra! Extra! Artist Newsstand!

Jess Dobkins has thought up an amazing new project and…..extra! extra!…The amazing Artists Newsstand is now open for business! (and art!) Thrilled to have some Social Justice Colouring Books and zines in the stand for sale- pop over to Chester Subway to check ’em out! Ill be doing some exiting installations and performances at the […]

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The Thrill…was thrlling!

On May 1, 2015 I joined Maclean’s pop-culture podcast—hosted by Adrian Lee, Emma Teitel and Julia De Laurentiis Johnson—to celebrate trans activism and critically consider the uptake of trans content and stories in pop-culture. Check it out here  and here!

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Sunday Scene at The Power Plant- pictures from March 22nd talk!

Images from my Sunday Scene talk at The Power Plant Art Gallery on Sunday, March 22, 2015!  We had a lively discussion about family memories of civil-rights era Memphis, the Poor People’s Campaign and MLK’s activism in Memphis, CoIntelpro, Bill C-51 and revolutionary dreams…..towards freedom! (plus! I made a zine about cointellpro, Stuart Hall, our […]

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Speaking tonight on a panel at the AGO’s First Thursday event…about Basquiat, revolutionary art practice and our current moment!

Thrilled to be part of this conversation tonight! Check it out here! 7-10 pm. Panel discussion at 7:30 sharp! You can follow the #AGO1st hashtag tonight to be part of the virtual conversation. About the panel: “Jean-Michel Basquiat boldly and directly confronted issues of race, class, police brutality and social justice in his work. These […]

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Upcoming!

Excited to be presenting some new drawings  as part of Border Cultures: Part Three (security, surveillance), January 31 – May 10, 2015 at the Art Gallery of Windsor! Ill be doing a performance of Activist Love Letters as well: Performance: Love Letters to Activists, Saturday, March 7, 2 pm – 4 pm, Art Gallery of […]

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Presenting at IDEALaboratory & Eksperimenta! 2014 in Tallinn, Estonia

In October I went to Tallinn, Estonia to present at IDEALaboratory , a conference about art education that drew participants from across Europe. We also installed UGLY 2.0- Unified Geniuses Living Young at Eksperimenta! 2014- a youth art triennial in Estonia.  Ugly 2.0 is a collaborative project created by the AGO Youth Council, Mary Tremonte, […]

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That’s So Gay: On The Edge

This spring, I am curating That’s So Gay: On the Edge at the Gladstone Hotel! That’s So Gay launched 5 years ago as a flirty protest, re-claiming an insult in the face of homophobia. 5 years later, it is essential that we move the conversation of what it means to be LGBTTI2QQ artists beyond its […]

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