Leap Day – a video poem
Leap Day - a video poem I wanted to post this video poem on March 1st as we didn’t have a Leap Day this year, but alas, I didn’t finish it in time. But here it is now. Some of the artwork is old and the ink paintings are more recent.
I Love You – a video poem
I Love You - a video poem
Ink, an excerpt
an excerpt from the poem Ink
King of the Night – a video poem
King of the Night - a video poem
video poem – Conductor
Conductor - a video poem
Heart Video Poem
Heart a video poem The poem, "Heart", was written over a period of time that began with a diagnosis of a blocked aorta, followed by a series of strokes that ended with my mother leaving us behind to the unforgiving winter. I shared unforgettable moments with her...
Project 40 Collective: Creator to Creator interview
I am honoured to be a part of Project 40 Collective's Creator to Creator series. In the August 10, 2017 issue, I am interviewed by Mirae Lee about my artistic life and process. Here is what the award-winning poet Doyali Islam had to say about me.
Painting Angels, part 3
The first angel was an accident. In my darkest time, the angels that followed were like the work I’d done years before, of demons and almost-humans that reflected my life and observations and what came to me in the night. Then it came time to put the darkness away. I...
Painting Angels, part 2
When I was still in the dark place, I wrote a poem, only feathers string me up across the sky, one nudge or wrinkle and I fall, crash through violet dusk and skyscrapers, this wingless, landlocked, flattened creature of despair that described the fragile...
The first angel was an accident. Or I could say it just arrived. I was in a dark place, and all I could do was turn to art. I had always put my life on paper, pulling the terrible out of me so I could breathe. I began a painting, Fallen 1, from one of my drawings of...