Relief Print 18" x 24" each, Variable Editions of 22, unframed.
Basswood, Red Tape, Pencil Crayon on reclaimed paper.
The Neighborhood(s) of Moncton. Some of the homes have been sealed in red tape, boarder shut or burned to cinders. The others still stand with little tales to tell.
During a residency at Atelier Imago Inc of Moncton, New Brunswick, I proposed to find a particular haunting within Moncton’s institutions, manufacturing, businesses and communities dotting the long advertising strip that is Mountain Road. But upon my exploration of muddy Moncton I became enamoured with all the old neighbourhoods behind the main commercial avenues. They were so close knit holding the filaments of suburbia as drab as they were quaint, constructs from a much older era constantly renovated to survive newer families and divided apartments. And yet, amongst all those rekindled places laid so many homes sealed in red tape, destined to be torn down, bordered shut, burnt to cinders, home to rascals, or soon to be flipped for an exploitative price. It was very common to see a disused abode plastered in eviction letters next to a stunningly curated garden home. So many little tales to tell within this town I’ve now come to live within.
Forlorn is a series of printed works detailing the forgotten, abandoned, and questionable areas of New Brunswick. Forlorn has been funded by ArtsNB and the Canada Council for the Arts Research and Creation grants.
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