Category Archives: Visual Art

Squid Truck

Here is the Squid Truck, photographed in installation at my show at he the Hornby Island Co-op. It somehow seems to fit with the pineapples, and especially with the sign that says Bag of Lemons. It was inspired by a … Continue reading

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The Loyalty of a Woman in Love

­ This is one of my found-text digital image from my magazine satire “WöM.” The article is from a 1950 British magazine, and praises the only women who for sure, really love their husbands – the ones who get beat … Continue reading

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One Ton Collage

Now for something completely different. It’s 14 feet in diameter and is the weightiest thing I’ve ever done entirely on my own, right down to the hoiking of the slate, some pieces weighing around a hundred pounds. I leveled the … Continue reading

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Isis

Isis Here is the night garden I have sown for love, a rapture of water for thirsting feet, oil-curdled and blood-run, the firstborn man-children eaten by locusts above the flooding, the lotus moon-cool, rushes in the dark air, green water … Continue reading

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Bride and Groom Playing Football

Here are two little …creatures…who live in an envelope in my grandmother’s old writing desk. I haven’t had time to frame them, but they wanted to come out and show off their Revisionary gender-bending selves during the current Saskatchewan debate over Lingerie … Continue reading

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Fish, Frying

This fish started out as a lino-cut, but ended up digital. A few years ago, our sabbatical almost over, kicked out of our island rental house for the summer and living in a trailer with a 6 year-old and a … Continue reading

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At Least Three Self-Portraits

Here are some self-portraits, the first in the great tradition of poverty-stricken Rembrandt, who couldn’t afford a model. I apologize for the blurry slide, but I actually have no idea where this piece is, now. When I’ve drawn friends, they’ve … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened to Me On My Way From the Garden of Eden

The New Quarterly has just come out with a sneak peek at my next novel, Candle, which is still in manuscript form! See it in Fall, 2011, issue number 120. Speaking of books, this odd little sculpture contains the most … Continue reading

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The Baby Who Came a Long Way

Oh damn, someone’s actually gone and done it. At the Microscope Gallery in Brooklyn, New York, Marni Kotak gave birth in a performance titled The Birth of Baby X on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011: http://marnikotak.com/pages/performances.html This forces me to write … Continue reading

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The Nostalgic Dream of Cecily, The Penguin.

This is a small, whimsical collage I did just after leaving art school, as my works kept getting more three-dimensional, as their titles kept getting longer, as I started moving into the fourth dimension of the literary word, the inner … Continue reading

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