Comfort zone (for Arts in the Park)

My world has become too small. I gather some close friends. We climb in a movable nest and head up the Dempster. The gravel ribbon. See: the blessing and the curse of roads. The blessing and the curse of machines. The blessing and the curse of humankind. Fox casually jogs her path in the bush,… Continue reading Comfort zone (for Arts in the Park)

Drone day 2021: Palace Grand

On May 28/21, the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC) was one of many groups hosting experimental sound events around the world for Drone Day - a day for swimming in noise, drone, massive sound. "Every year we make a noise together that stretches around the world." https://droneday.org/ KIAC partnered with Parks Canada and… Continue reading Drone day 2021: Palace Grand

Dawson Film Fest poster dawgs

Best email I've had in months: Dan Sokolowski, from the Dawson City International Short Film Festival, asked if he could use my submitted watercolour for the 2021 Festival poster. I'm thrilled! Especially because DCISFF has been a big part of Dawson City becoming home for me over the past decade-plus. Here's the final poster. The… Continue reading Dawson Film Fest poster dawgs

Plant Encounters is live!

The Long Walk Collective - Bo Yeung, Georgia Hammond, and me (Meg Walker) - are so excited and proud to announce that the Plant Encounters online publication is live! What: "Plant Encounters" is an online multimedia publication at http://www.longwalkcollective.org that explores people-plant relationships in the boreal forest along Dawson City's Ninth Avenue Trail. When: From… Continue reading Plant Encounters is live!

Exhibition text “Hearts Along the Shore”

It took a lot of (worthwhile!) time to figure out what I wanted to write in response to Toronto artist Libby Hague's exhibition "Every Heart Can Grow Bigger: Make Room." Hearts Along The SHore (oddgallery_hague_brochure)Download The brochure in the link above is based on the interview and gallery visits I had with this very articulate… Continue reading Exhibition text “Hearts Along the Shore”