Tinted alphabet
Tinted alphabet

2013 Tinted gesso on unprimed canvas, 34" diameter. A layering of an entire lower case alphabet, designed based on my Mother's handwriting. 

  

My Mother's Alphabet
My Mother's Alphabet

2013 Brass cast of custom IBM Selectric type ball. Blank spaces represent letters and symbols not written in my Mother's final note.

My Mother's Alphabet
My Mother's Alphabet

2013 Custom font design for an IBM Selectric Type Ball, which would allow anyone to type in my Mother's handwriting.

Nocturne Halifax
Nocturne Halifax

6 hour performance using custom typewriter font based on my Mother's handwriting. I search for legible, authentic words. Oct 2013

Nocturne Halifax
Nocturne Halifax

6 hour performance using custom typewriter font based on my Mother's handwriting. I search for legible, authentic words. Oct 2013

Nocturne Halifax
Nocturne Halifax

Dozens of words tests using a font based on my Mother's handwriting. Viewers invited to read words aloud and keep the test papers. Oct 2013

T MT Font Poster
T MT Font Poster

2013 Matte inkjet poster, size variable. 

  

OccurrenceTextPanel.jpg
Installation view
Installation view

The Occurrence of You & Me, solo exhibit at Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, Canada. Sept 20 to Nov 3, 2013.

Installation view
Installation view

The Occurrence of You & Me, solo exhibit at Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, Canada. Sept 20 to Nov 3, 2013.

Installation view
Installation view

Wall works: Tinted Alphabet and T MT font poster. Table (L to R): Always, 21 & 59, It really did help, and How to Effectively Write a Letter

Installation view
Installation view

Interactive works include an alphabet book, rubber stamps, Air Mail envelopes and 1930s book on letter writing.

Always
Always

Handwriting sampled from my Mother's final note and presented as a cursive writing and alphabet book for my young son. Linen hardcover, A4 size.

Always
Always

2013 Alphabet book based on letters and words sampled from my Mother's note, blank pages show unavailable samples. 

It really did help
It really did help

2013 Inkjet print on out-of-print UK Air Mail stationary set. Sentence taken from personal letter and given freely until supplies last.

Love
Love

2013 Customised office stamp and blank postcards, free interactive multiple, while supplies last

Installation view
Installation view

The Occurrence of You & Me, solo exhibit at Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, Canada. Sept 20 to Nov 3, 2013.

Condition
Condition

From the series A to Z Drawings, 2013, carbon on paper, based on words traced from my Mother's final note. 42cm x 29.7cm

Go
Go

From the series A to Z Drawings, 2013, carbon on paper, based on words traced from my Mother's final note. 42cm x 29.7cm

ABCs (Wallpaper)
ABCs (Wallpaper)

2013 Digital wallpaper that I created for my son, based on a pattern of ABCs extracted from his late Grandmother's handwriting. Custom sizes available. 

The Occurrence of You & Me
The Occurrence of You & Me

2013 Coloured carbon on white paper 42cm x 29.7cm. A tracing of only two words as written in my Mother's final note: you and me.

Installation view
Installation view

Video work Släkt (2013) and Green Green Grass of Home (2013), digital audio recording and vinyl recording.

 

Släkt (relative)

2013 4:3 Video, 13min48. Swedish, English subtitles. A young woman parallels her own loses with a distant relative whose Mother left her behind in Sweden before immigrating in 1916.

Installation view
Installation view

Video work Släkt (2013) and Green Green Grass of Home (2013), digital audio recording and vinyl recording.

Green Green Grass of Home

2013 Song recording by Ehryn Torrell, Guitar Julian Simmons. Produced & mastered by Julian Simmons. 7" recording on clear square plastic. 

Green Green Grass of Home
Green Green Grass of Home

Installation view of custom sound recording of Green Green Grass of Home, 2013.

Installation view
Installation view

The Occurrence of You & Me, solo exhibit at Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, Canada. Sept 20 to Nov 3, 2013.

Pull
Pull

2013 Acrylic on canvas 40cm x 30cm. From a series of intimate family portraits, exploring closeness, likeness, and shifting identities.

Family Portrait
Family Portrait

2013 Acrylic on canvas 40cm x 60cm. A portrait of my family, selected by my Father as something that he couldn't bear to throw away.

  

Sixteen
Sixteen

2013 Acrylic on canvas 30cm x 40cm. Based on a photo of my Mother when she was sixteen, the picture that showed me how much we look alike.

Before She Was Mother
Before She Was Mother

2013 Acrylic on canvas 40cm x 60cm. Based on a photo of my Great Grandmother (left) and my Grandmother (right), before she became a mother herself.

Six Inches
Six Inches

Two bass strings installed six inches apart, the difference between my projected adult height of 5'4" and my actual adult height of 5'10." Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Canada.

Six Inches
Six Inches

Two bass strings installed six inches apart, the difference between my projected adult height of 5'4" and my actual adult height of 5'10." Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Canada.

Tinted alphabet
My Mother's Alphabet
My Mother's Alphabet
Nocturne Halifax
Nocturne Halifax
Nocturne Halifax
T MT Font Poster
OccurrenceTextPanel.jpg
Installation view
Installation view
Installation view
Installation view
Always
Always
It really did help
Love
Installation view
Condition
Go
ABCs (Wallpaper)
The Occurrence of You & Me
Installation view
Släkt (relative)
Installation view
Green Green Grass of Home
Green Green Grass of Home
Installation view
Pull
Family Portrait
Sixteen
Before She Was Mother
Six Inches
Six Inches
Tinted alphabet

2013 Tinted gesso on unprimed canvas, 34" diameter. A layering of an entire lower case alphabet, designed based on my Mother's handwriting. 

  

My Mother's Alphabet

2013 Brass cast of custom IBM Selectric type ball. Blank spaces represent letters and symbols not written in my Mother's final note.

My Mother's Alphabet

2013 Custom font design for an IBM Selectric Type Ball, which would allow anyone to type in my Mother's handwriting.

Nocturne Halifax

6 hour performance using custom typewriter font based on my Mother's handwriting. I search for legible, authentic words. Oct 2013

Nocturne Halifax

6 hour performance using custom typewriter font based on my Mother's handwriting. I search for legible, authentic words. Oct 2013

Nocturne Halifax

Dozens of words tests using a font based on my Mother's handwriting. Viewers invited to read words aloud and keep the test papers. Oct 2013

T MT Font Poster

2013 Matte inkjet poster, size variable. 

  

Installation view

The Occurrence of You & Me, solo exhibit at Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, Canada. Sept 20 to Nov 3, 2013.

Installation view

The Occurrence of You & Me, solo exhibit at Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, Canada. Sept 20 to Nov 3, 2013.

Installation view

Wall works: Tinted Alphabet and T MT font poster. Table (L to R): Always, 21 & 59, It really did help, and How to Effectively Write a Letter

Installation view

Interactive works include an alphabet book, rubber stamps, Air Mail envelopes and 1930s book on letter writing.

Always

Handwriting sampled from my Mother's final note and presented as a cursive writing and alphabet book for my young son. Linen hardcover, A4 size.

Always

2013 Alphabet book based on letters and words sampled from my Mother's note, blank pages show unavailable samples. 

It really did help

2013 Inkjet print on out-of-print UK Air Mail stationary set. Sentence taken from personal letter and given freely until supplies last.

Love

2013 Customised office stamp and blank postcards, free interactive multiple, while supplies last

Installation view

The Occurrence of You & Me, solo exhibit at Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, Canada. Sept 20 to Nov 3, 2013.

Condition

From the series A to Z Drawings, 2013, carbon on paper, based on words traced from my Mother's final note. 42cm x 29.7cm

Go

From the series A to Z Drawings, 2013, carbon on paper, based on words traced from my Mother's final note. 42cm x 29.7cm

ABCs (Wallpaper)

2013 Digital wallpaper that I created for my son, based on a pattern of ABCs extracted from his late Grandmother's handwriting. Custom sizes available. 

The Occurrence of You & Me

2013 Coloured carbon on white paper 42cm x 29.7cm. A tracing of only two words as written in my Mother's final note: you and me.

Installation view

Video work Släkt (2013) and Green Green Grass of Home (2013), digital audio recording and vinyl recording.

 

Släkt (relative)

2013 4:3 Video, 13min48. Swedish, English subtitles. A young woman parallels her own loses with a distant relative whose Mother left her behind in Sweden before immigrating in 1916.

Installation view

Video work Släkt (2013) and Green Green Grass of Home (2013), digital audio recording and vinyl recording.

Green Green Grass of Home

2013 Song recording by Ehryn Torrell, Guitar Julian Simmons. Produced & mastered by Julian Simmons. 7" recording on clear square plastic. 

Green Green Grass of Home

Installation view of custom sound recording of Green Green Grass of Home, 2013.

Installation view

The Occurrence of You & Me, solo exhibit at Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, Canada. Sept 20 to Nov 3, 2013.

Pull

2013 Acrylic on canvas 40cm x 30cm. From a series of intimate family portraits, exploring closeness, likeness, and shifting identities.

Family Portrait

2013 Acrylic on canvas 40cm x 60cm. A portrait of my family, selected by my Father as something that he couldn't bear to throw away.

  

Sixteen

2013 Acrylic on canvas 30cm x 40cm. Based on a photo of my Mother when she was sixteen, the picture that showed me how much we look alike.

Before She Was Mother

2013 Acrylic on canvas 40cm x 60cm. Based on a photo of my Great Grandmother (left) and my Grandmother (right), before she became a mother herself.

Six Inches

Two bass strings installed six inches apart, the difference between my projected adult height of 5'4" and my actual adult height of 5'10." Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Canada.

Six Inches

Two bass strings installed six inches apart, the difference between my projected adult height of 5'4" and my actual adult height of 5'10." Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Canada.

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