I’ve had over a week to digest Art in the Open, and I’m about to start posting more photos on the projects page. The piece was a success. The ringing red rotary dial phone was very well received by the public (I just can’t let go of that pun!) and I had so much fun…

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It’s late and I’m getting a bit cavalier with the x-acto knife, but things are fairly prepped for Ears Pricked, Eyes Peeled at Art in the Open tomorrow. Spent a productive day making masks, finding uniforms, dip-dying egg carton garlands and hanging them on the clothesline. Once I saw them all in a line I…

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A red rotary dial telephone holds the main role in my upcoming Art in the Open project, Ears Pricked, Eyes Peeled. A red rotary dial telephone is not an easy item to source…at least not locally. I anticipated hours of calling and visiting every antique store on PEI, and then resorting to eBay where models…

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Rotary dial phone, Ears Pricked Eyes Peeled

The telephone rings, answer it! Listen carefully: the voice on the other line has something to say. Pay attention to your surroundings. Is anything out of the ordinary? Who builds the worlds that open up around you? Theatre for the ears, eyes and imagination. Ears Pricked Eyes Peeled is two-part installation and performance. It was first…

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A public procession and performance for Art in the Open, August 2011. Created during a week-long studio residency in collaboration with Jamie Shannon & Harmony Wagner, the Crow Parade encouraged humans to transform themselves into crows by donning feathery costumes and black beaked masks, and fly through the streets of Charlottetown in a marvelously macabre procession,…

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