Projects

Documentation of a Drift Camera installed at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

A continuous slow movement (drift camera)

A camera to consider drift as a force in photography and in forests. I became aware of the continuous slow movement of drift while teaching students about the political ecology…

image showing a glass plate with anthotype print underneath it

Photodynamic gardening

marigold with compost. 2020. 22x 30″ A project developing open-sourced, cross-pollinated, place-based, more than human photography grounded in listening, tending, working with, and following different plant emulsions. Building gardens for…

still from the 15 minute video studies for the perfect moment by Trudi Lynn Smith and Krista Caballero

Studies for Making and Unmaking

Studies for Making and Unmaking Shown Here: Video still from 15′ loop. Background Photo: Timothy O’Sullivan’s  City of Rocks, Idaho 1868. Source: War Department. Office of the Chief of Engineers. U.S.…

Kate Hennessy and Trudi Lynn Smith video showing anarchival materiality in archives

Anarchival materiality

From 2016-2019 I was artist-in-residence in Kate Hennessy’s Making Culture Lab Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT). While there I began looking at the role of…

Image showing exhibition Fugitives in the Archive. Photograph By Rachel Topham

Fugitives in the Archive

Kate Hennessy and my exhibition Fugitives in the Archive at the Royal British Columbia Museum’s Pocket Gallery and Lightbox Gallery opened on Nov. 2 2018 and ran until January 1,…

Swimming in Lake Linnet, Waterton Lakes National Park 2013

Linnet Lake

Watch the video footage here The impermanent return: Photography, protected areas and the matter of Linnet Lake. This is a film still from Lake Linnet, in Waterton Lakes National Park.…