Questions of agency, land rights, and culture arose again and again in the McCord’s retrospective on nineteenth-century photographer William Notman, yet neither Notman’s work nor the exhibition framing it provided any easy answers.
Conference paper on residential school architectures in Canada, USA, Australia, and New Zealand at SAHANZ 2017.
Exchange Centre // Canadian Architect
As a gateway building, Lazaridis Hall is dramatic yet effortless, distinguishing itself from its surroundings and creating visual openness with continuous glazing at grade.
Installation on animal food production and the agricultural landscape at Grow Op 2017, the Gladstone Hotel’s annual urbanism, landscape and contemporary art exhibition.
Exhibition Review: Architecture as Evidence/La preuve par l’Architecture // SEQUITUR
The fragments of this exhibition add up to an archive that attempts to answer a question: without the witness, how do we determine truth?
Night Light Path
Night Light Path presents a playful approach to the typically solid and uniform appearance of street lights.
Artin’ Around Waterloo and Newfoundland // The Community Edition
As Waterloo-based artist John Hofstetter told me, “you don’t ‘squeeze in’ Newfoundland.”
Use It or Lose It? On preserving empty heritage buildings // The Community Edition
A group called Friends of 48 Ontario is pushing to reanimate the 106-year-old structure, which was home to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 50 for half a century and is now owned by the City of Kitchener.
Architectures of (De)Colonization // The Community Edition
The main building at the Woodland Cultural Centre is one of fewer than a dozen former residential schools for Indigenous children left standing in Canada. A campaign called Save the Evidence aims to preserve it as a museum – the first of its kind.
Poetry: Untitled // The Community Edition
under a fruitless tree, you / consider // the crackle / overhead …