Visual / Photography

Bleu

Bleu

BLEU is Blue, BLEU is also a measure used in machine translation between languages. Blue is sex and seedy, blue is sad and depressed. Using digital false-color infrared photography, Stephen…

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2048 1536 dissonance productions
we’re made of clay

we’re made of clay

WE'RE MADE OF CLAY alludes to common threads in creation myths and Native American ruins in the American Southwest. Like

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1400 1400 dissonance productions
TO Canada with love

TO Canada with love

Canada's sesquicentennial (150th) has largely been the typical excess of

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1280 862 dissonance productions
Screwed

Screwed

SCREWED is a hybrid visual/performance piece that manifests and explores the intersectionality of the artist's personal and professional obstacles and disappointments.

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3968 2232 dissonance productions
Performing Art

Performing Art

PERFORMING ART blurs the boundaries between the Art Object and the Process of Art; bracketing the fetish of documentation and the "iconic moment" in performance art, as well as subverting…

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3681 2726 dissonance productions
Flog the Flock

Flog the Flock

Playing off the herd mentality of the type of christian, right-Wing, flag-waving discourse against the freedoms and rights of others. the artist creates a series of sassy quote posters to…

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900 600 dissonance productions
STILLE STADT

STILLE STADT

STILLE STADT (trans. Silent City) is an experimental feature which depicts the state of contemporary urbanity through an Everyman on the verge of a mid-life crisis, who goes through his…

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5472 3078 dissonance productions
CORPORA-SCION

CORPORA-SCION

Playing off the pun of corporation as corpora (work) - scion (slave). the artist draws from his own frustrations and experiences working in corporations to create a series of sassy quote posters…

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956 720 dissonance productions
FERO-CITY

FERO-CITY

FERO-CITY is a photo series/installation dealing with the resurgence of anti-LGBT hate crimes in North America, particularly in NYC. The title plays on the meanings of fero as iron, and…

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960 540 dissonance productions
F * ART

F * ART

A meta-project counterposed to the general dross of art academia, "community", criticism and the reified and commoditized big "avant-garde" art events of 2013 in Toronto (the indulgent twee tableaux of…

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SEX TOY

SEX TOY

Inspired by an action figure Stephen found in a Dollar store that was decorated with all sorts of "macho" gear (e.g handcuffs, leather, mask, straps, etc.) which blurred the distinction…

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FOSCA FUGUE

FOSCA FUGUE

In 1994, Stephen Sondheim's musical Passion opened and was savaged by theatregoers who were repulsed by the characterization of Fosca, an invalid woman who suffers from convulsive fits, and her…

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2592 1936 dissonance productions