Built a massive one-month city-wide play experience for CAFKA, a contemporary art festival
Dedicated 5 months to learning French
Completed a residency at Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG); an interdisciplinary centre for research creation in game studies and design, digital culture and interactive art
Researched decentralized communities for an upcoming project.
Spoke and showed my work at festivals and events in England, Germany, USA, Canada, Netherlands, Poland, Brazil, Scotland, South Africa, and Ukraine.
Designed and created 9 experimental games, installations, and play experiences.
Worked with the School of Machines, Making, and Make-Believe on strategic outreach.
Experience design at A MAZE. Berlin, creating installations and projects.
Worked as an editor at SoundCloud, helping engineers document and share their technical work.
Worked on an arts and culture web portal, researching the needs of diverse stakeholders and delivering a recommendation report for engagement.
Founded Drone Day, an annual national day for the celebration of drone music and communities which has spread all over the world.
Incorporated Wyrd Arts Initiatives, a national nonprofit for encouraging, documenting, and connecting creative expression across Canada. Developed strategic plan and recruited 600 volunteers.
Ran a campaign and won “Best music website in Canada” from CBC 3 for weirdcanada.com
Managed a community arts space, overseeing 150+ lectures, festivals, screenings, and events.
Worked for CBC Edmonton and CBC North on communications. Curated and coordinated entertainment acts for the annual CBC fundraiser, which raised over $265,000 for The Food Bank.
Managed a social enterprise. Designed and implemented alternative education programs with youth.
Received an honours degree in Global Studies: Communities and Identities from Trent University. Served as a student elected representative and a peer mentor.
Spent my childhood reading every book I could find, climbing trees, and asking inappropriate questions. I tried to start a revolution in my elementary school.