Writing Projects

Image on Paper
Artbooks, photobooks, reviews and news.

A commission in 2002, Stain was my contribution to Elizabeth Fischer's curatorial project SITU. As Elizabeth explains in her opening page: "The work is re-invented with each viewing -- the work becomes conversant." Situ is a writerly exploration of loci, dialogue, diary, and autobiography.

25 Ways to Close a Photograph
... with men of progress
... and women of vision
Photographic writing based on character weakness. Still my favourite work - especially the men.

Notes Toward Absolute Zero
Published by Eastgate Systems in the heady days of disk-based hypertext.

The Banff Centre's Deep Web Project
Animated poetry and works based on the formative writings of Canadian Poet B.P. Nichol. Augmented by some of my own works.

Essay investigating creative writing (and reading) with hypertext. First published online in 1995.

These are plans for a Canadian pavilion situated in Venice. The design was one of the successful entries in the National Ideas Competition for the 1995 Venice Biennale International Exhibition of Architecture. The work was produced in collaboration with architects Tom Bessai, Maria Denegri, and Bruce Haden.

The Conscience of Salesmen (C.J. Keep)
A collaboration with C.J. Keep produced this meditation on commerce in the heavenly city.

The Electronic Labyrinth: 
Hypertext Fiction and the Literary Artist
A sprawling research work of covering everything from ASCII to the postmodern novel. Produced with co-authors C.J. Keep and Robin Parmar.