Medicine Wheel

The Medicine Wheel is an important part of Aboriginal healing philosophy. It is a daily guide to living a balanced lifestyle and keeping connected with the Earth. I think its necessary that I… Continue reading

Electrocardiograph Aesthetics Update

The Electrocardiogram is a critical artifact to the piece so finding the right visuals to communicate Western Medicine while blending it with Native American culture is important. I decided to change the colors… Continue reading

Thoughts on my Thesis project

Break It: Keyboard

In collaboration with Melissa James Electronic keyboard, Digital keyboard, Portable keyboard or Home Keyboard   The many names of our device exemplify its many utilities. Many of you may recognize the mechanical keys… Continue reading

Drum-making workshop

In Anishnawbe folklore,  beats on a drum represented mother’s heartbeat and this semester, I made my very own heart. Using white deer skin provided by Steeve Teeken we fastened the hide to a… Continue reading

New Media Source Book

I don’t care that koodo’s are a compact and convenient. Give me a book with pages to turn any day! I’ve run into a problem in my thesis process. All through my artistic… Continue reading

Drum Treatment – Production Proposal

Despite being the original inhabitants of Turtle Island, a.k.a Canada, the customs of the Indigenous People are foreign in colonized settings. With the recent mass influx of Aboriginal from native Reserves into urban… Continue reading

New Years Resolutions

Who would appreciate New Year celebrations more than someone born it its eve? On this night, everyone following the Gregorian calendar is celebrating along with you – and by default you trump all… Continue reading

Drum Treatment – User Test

The latest on my Thesis progress, Drum Treatment, is the User Test. The User Test is a mock gallery show. For it, I projected the images onto a curtain and suspended the drum… Continue reading

Personalized Christmas Gifts

I was determined to make my gifts this year instead of buying them. I tried to make them as personal as possible. Many of the gift reflect personal and professional interests. My soon-to-be… Continue reading