IRL

IRL: light the internet on fire! | Week 12 of 12. THEME BY | Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett ARTISTS | Jayda Karsten, Jenna Swift, Keith Rodger, Lauren Hassell, Luba Deduch, Matthew Kennedy & Phil Wilson, Matthew Waddell & Laura Anzola, Rebecca Reid & Ryan Bourne, Svea Ferguson, and Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne…

INSPIRING EXPIRATONS, EXPIRING INSPIRATIONS

Opening Exhibition at Hiber National Gallery!   INSPIRING EXPIRATIONS, EXPIRING INSPIRATIONS: endings, transitions, cycles, transformation, and renewal | Week 11 of 12. THEME BY | Eric Heitmann ARTISTS |Alia Shahab (with Anna Corbin, Geneviève Paré, & Jamie Tea. Poetry by Jordan Baylon. Music by Rachael Chaisson & Eric Heitmann), Caitlind Brown, Eric Heitmann, Heather Close,…

CASTING

CASTING: lights, spells, nets, incantations| Week 5 of 12. THEME BY | Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett ARTISTS | Susan Clarahan, Jennifer Crighton, Svea Ferguson, Rebecca Reid & Marie Sulkowski, Caitlind Brown and Wayne Garrett   The Hibernation on Saturday pulled on threads of light and dark magic. Jennifer Crighton bewitched us all with…

STAGED

STAGED: objects in performance| Week 4 of 12. THEME BY | Logan Lape. ARTISTS | Svea Ferguson, Logan Lape, Caitlind Brown, and Wayne Garrett. We’re already one-third of the way through The Hibernation Project! Last weekend was our first guest theme, proposed by local artist Logan Lape. Logan built and installed three artworks in the yard:…

GUILTY PLEASURES

GUILTY PLEASURES: coping mechanisms for eternal winters| Week 3 of 12. ARTISTS | Svea Ferguson, Kasia Koralewska & Gina Veres, Matthew Kennedy, Caitlind Brown, Wayne Garrett, and many more participants in the Guilty Pleasures “Potluck” For the third week of The Hibernation Project, we hosted a weird “potluck” and invited participants to bring a Guilty…

HINDSIGHT

The Hibernation Project 2020 | Week 1 of 12. ARTISTS | Logan Lape, Svea Ferguson, Caitlind Brown, Wayne Garrett.   Hindsight is 2020, as they say, and so our first theme for the upcoming marathon of weekly Hibernation Projects was HINDSIGHT: looking back to look forward. In case you’re new to this blog, The Hibernation…

DISILLUSIONING

Week 10 of 12: shadows, light, disguises, and optical trickery ARTISTS | Alia Shahab, Caitlind r.c. Brown, and Wayne Garrett Alia Shahah gathered short video clips of facial features (mouths and eyes) and projected them onto an orb suspended from a tree in the back yard. Caitlind r.c. Brown laid out a tiny landscape of…

ISOLATION / INSULATION

Week 9 of 12: things we make when we’re alone, warm, and separate ARTISTS | Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett, Rikia Novotny Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett built a faux fur-lined cave in the living room, constructed with costume scraps from a feature film recently shot in Calgary. When participants crawled inside, they…

MULTI-EXPOSURE

Week 8 of 12: pairs, twins, and seeing double ARTISTS | Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett, Logan Lape, Noel Begin Logan Lape built hand-held devices for seeing double, expanding the viewer’s peripheral vision using mirrors, creating a disorienting, unsettling, and yet humorous experience. Noel Begin experimented with HDR digital photography techniques, capturing strange, surreal…

INVISIBLE OBJECTS

Week 7 of 12: non-physical art, sound, performances, smells, readings, actions, and ideas ARTISTS | Caitlind r.c. Brown, Jordan Baylon, Nikki Martens, Wayne Garrett, and Xstine Cook Outlines in boxes of blue painter’s tape, Caitlind r.c. Brown left a treasure hunt of Domestic Directives around the house, implying specific instructions for different spaces. Xstine Cook played…

DREAMS OF WE WHO WAKE TO SLEEP

Week 1 of 12 ARTISTS | Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett Hibernation is not the same as sleeping. It’s more akin to falling into a coma. Scientists speculate that many animals must raise their heart rate and body temperature (coming out of hibernation) to sleep, to rest. DREAMS OF WE WHO WAKE TO SLEEP,…