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My work is informed by decades of gay activist art, which helped to start the gay movement and later embraced the AIDS crisis and brought it to the attention of the world. I have always been involved with the activist movement by being part of ACTUP in the 1990s and participating in “Die-Ins”. ...
Design Solutions for Underused Lands: A Human-Centered Approach to Create Inclusive and Vibrant NeighbourhoodsDownload
This thesis sought to propose new design solutions for public spaces that are not actively used during different times of the week and year, which would be beneficial for both residents and visitors. Interviews, surveys, and focus groups helped me determine the needs of individuals living in the...
Design for health and wellness is an emerging area within the design field based in the principles of environmental psychology. This subsection of design takes a number of concepts into consideration including ergonomics and comfort, accessibility, emotional design, pleasure with products,...
Our bodies are in a constant state of flux. Skin cells get recycled every few weeks, blood cells every few months, liver cells every two years. Over the course of a decade or so, every atom is replaced, and our bodies are made entirely new. Despite this, most of us feel that we are essentially...
My art depicts the multiple facets of my experience growing up in Brazilian patriarchal society. My practice focuses on reflections about the scarring that patriarchal society has imprinted on me and how it shaped my world views and self-esteem (Brown, Not Outside the Range 109); a small sample...
Development of a Public Space: Rossdale Power Plant Building, Collaborative Placemaking Using Virtual RealityDownload
The River Crossing area in downtown Edmonton is evolving into a vibrant community and a unique place in the city. The ongoing redevelopment of west Rossdale plan involves a variety of projects including expanding land uses in residential, commercial and institutional concepts. The City of...
Vadim Bulitko, Sean Caulfield, Astrid Ensslin, Daniel Evans, Gillian Harvey, Scott Smallwood, Daniel Laforest, Brad Necyk, Marilène Oliver, Aidan Rowe, Isabelle Van Grimde, Jonathan Garfinkel, Tess Heinricks, Marilene Oliver, Blaine Campbell
DYSCORPIA: Future Intersections of the Body and Technology was a two-year interdisciplinary research project that brought together scholars from art and design, music, digital and medical humanities, radiology, computer science and contemporary dance in order to question what it means not to know...
Inspired by principles of sustainable design, slow design, and minimalism, this thesis support document and the accompanying gallery exhibition titled Consumplation contain concepts that aim to improve the human condition while balancing individual, socio-cultural and environmental needs. This...
This project investigates the development of a service for Health Smart Homes (HSHs) from the perspective of Baby Boomers (people born between 1946 and 1964) living in Edmonton, Canada. A Health Smart Home is a home that has been designed for people with special needs employing technology for...
Peripheries In this body of work, I utilize found wooden and cardboard pallets as a foundation for process-based artworks. The pieces reference their original industrial source, but are also transformed, through material manipulation, to evoke other associations. The pallets, built to move...