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    Creativity, Interventions, Quote, Resist

    Using Art to Resist

    “A reminder that all acts of making are by their very definition acts of resistance, and they are political. Even if you don’t think so.” — Karie Westerman Creative Resistance Resources The…

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    Personal Essay

    On Making 2018 Count

    2017 was confusing, maddening, wonderful, and bittersweet. It was a year that challenged me to be more conscious – that we must still fight for democracy, equality, and even the idea of…

  • Writing

    New Writing: Zero-Gravity Games

    Last winter, when North America seemed to be a more accessible, science-focused place, I was able to pick up the phone and chat with scientists from NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)…

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    Events

    International Women’s Day Talk

    Knitting and activism go hand-in-hand. On International Women’s Day, I will be speaking on the topic of feminism, art and activism. Be Bold for Change March 8, 2017, 5 pm UBC Bookstore, The…

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    News, Writing

    New writing: Works That Work

    It’s been quiet on this site for a while, but I have been writing. My article on diversion safes Hiding In Plain Sight is featured in the latest issue of the design…