Blankets is comprised of three fibreglass sculptures permanently installed on the exhaust stacks of the West Village District Energy Centre in Surrey BC and a set of 50 matching blankets distributed to residents in the neighbourhood directly surrounding the energy centre.
Deadspace/Livingroom was an installation under the stairs of the Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery for the exhibition Triumphant Carrot: The Persistence of Still Life
a mise en scene made using found material in the gallery’s prep room: funnel, shop vac filter, gallery donation box stand, scrap carpet, moving blanket, black out cloth, scrap wood, clip board, mop head, pipe
Items were borrowed from the neighbouring Sears department store to create an apartment tableaux. It was visible only from outside the gallery. Inside the gallery, a wall with a locked door was built to prevent viewers from physically entering the set. A spotlight was trained on the door.
Objects to Move the Assemblage Point and Other Tools
Objects to Move the Assemblage Point and Other Tools utilized the condition of a summer gallery closure to create a storefront in Artspeak’s windows.
Inspired by Carlos Castenada, the installation was a type of magik shop, permanently closed, displaying a variety of sculptural tools made from refuse collected in the streets.
Hotel Room was a site specific work created for Lobby Gallery in the old Dominion Hotel.
The gallery’s storage closet was transformed into a functioning hotel room that was rented out at half price of a regular room.
It was furnished with items collected surreptitiously from local hotels.
Yellow Fence is a permanent work made for the HUB Building at UniverCity, Burnaby BC
It is a series of 15 gates that morphs from a simple replica of a yellow construction fence to an abstracted grid. The work responds to Arthur Erickson’s consideration of site, light and cadence when originally planning and designing Simon Fraser University.