Rod & Em’s Places

C.R.A.F.T. is established

C>R>A>F>T garden 2020

We formed the Centre for Retrofitting and Failure Techniques (C.R.A.F.T.) to invite conversations we thought people should be having more often. [ Centre ] To be a lightning rod and reference point in arts-based practice and research. To form, then document, current experimental practices.   for   [ Retrofitting ] To activate the possibility of redoing,…

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Halfway into our year of appreciating the weird, we present the Sauna/Smokehouse as part of Arrivals + Departures at the Nanaimo Art Gallery’s 40th Anniversary exhibition, a group show on view January 26-March 25. And our next project presented itself days after the opening: a studio. Located on River Road/the Alberni Highway, we’ll have larger more expansive space, big…

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Shows of Wealth and Humour // September in Port Alberni

The first time I witnessed the Port Alberni Toy Run, it was an accident. We were at one of the shops downtown when all of a sudden a bazillion motorcycles thundered by us, nonstop, for about 20 minutes, making it impossible to cross the street. Riders were wearing Santa hats and had presents attached to…

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Edmonton via Truck

D Lease & Rental of Lethbridge, a subsidiary of Davis Auto Group, generously provided us with a 3/4 ton truck for work moving the Cardiff/Miller House from the roof of the AGA to its next stop at the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery. This truck, honestly, has been such a game-changer with our configuration. This…

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