Bands, books, gigs, festivals, web startups, documentaries, albums, operas, TV shows, trade missions, residencies, websites, exhibitions, and more from the past 40ish years…
AWOL Love Vibe in the Czech Republic in 1995
I co-directed digifest 2004 with Paola Poletto. It brought together dozens of leading designers, thinkers, artists from around the world
Portrait of AWOL Love Vibe
A weekend-long street opera I co-created with composer Peter Hatch and Interarts Matrix
My Gigblog tracks about 60 gigs I did over 6 months in 2005/6.
A poster for an opera, The Salome Dancer, I created with composer Tim Brady, 2005
A full page article in the Globe and Mail about my business, Globalhood, in 2002
Plasy, Czech Republic, where AWOL Love Vibe took our month-long Vow of Orality in 1995
In performance at Ottawa Bluesfest in 2014
Poster for a talk I gave in Peterborough in 2013
The poster for Planet Struck, the street youth/street culture festival Dave Redfern and I created
I co-directed digifest 2003 with Paola Poletto. It brought together dozens of leading designers, thinkers, artists from around the world
I was an associate of the Convergence Consulting Group starting in 1998, when I wrote The Webcasters, the first in-depth report on the business potential of online video in Canada.
Article from the Georgia Straight about AWOL Love Vibe (1994)
A CD I produced for my label Word of Mouth in 1992
Performing 2 Million Years of technology at the SAT in Montreal in 2007
CD cover for my duo The John Waynes, with Wayne Kelso, 1996
Me with Condition in Montreal in 1986 prior to our lengthy Canadian tour
A poster for the Classic Albums Live version of Sgt Peppers. That’s me with the big hair on the left!
I co-wrote this documentary about the legendary guitarist, which won a Gemini for best arts documentary in 1999
At Globalhood one of our clients was Liberty Mutual insurance, for whom in 2001 we created a custom digital newspaper featuring strategic user-generated content. It was a huge success.
Calgary Herald article about Action Poetry ’94
AWOL LOVE VIBE’S response to our experinece at the first national poetry slam in San Francisco in 1993
An LP by my band Condition on AMOK Records from 1986
In performance at the Kiss Project in Vancouver 1995
In performance with Rakestar, my current band
A CD I produced for my label Word of Mouth in 1994
A digital album by my band Caymans released in 2012
My first CD under my own name. 1991.
I produced and curated Canada Goes Wild!, a trilingual trade mission and exhibition featuring 13 Canadian designers at the 2005 AICHI World’s Fair in Japan
A double CD I produced for my label Word of Mouth in 1996
An online learning course I created for MADD Canada in 2004
Promo for The Media League, the competitive creativity league and startup I co-founded in 2012
Freddy Nyiti and I founded Globalhood, the world’s first digital playground, in 1999 in a 3,000 sq.ft building in downtown Toronto
Me with Classic Albums Live performing Born to Run at the Mohegan Sun in 2005
Kedrick’s spinning AWOL Love Vibe logo
Me with Classic Albums Live at the Phoenix Theatre in Toronto
I produced this website and videos for the Banff Centre’s first webcast
A poster for a film festival I co-produced at my loft in Montreal in 1990
Globalhood’s website – 1999 – designed by Duro3
A CD I produced for my label Word of Mouth in 1995
CD I produced for my label Word of Mouth featuring 17 songs about Canada (1992) featuring the McGarrigle Sisters, Kurt Swinghammer, Grievous Angels, Big Sugar and more.(1991)
Me with Classic Albums live performing Crime of the Century at the Phoneix Theatre in Toronto
Promo for The Media League, the competitive creativity league and startup I co-founded in 2013
I produced an elearning site called Electronic Cities after digifest 2003. I wrote 20 case studies on augmented reality and implemented a powerful backend for community-based learning.
Promo for The Media League, the competitive creativity league, the startup I co-founded in 2012
A player card from the Cosmic Questions Media League at the Ontario Science Centre, an innovative game which I conceived and directed.
A CD produced from my label Word of Mouth featuring my sister and Dave Young, Hugh Fraser, Phil Dwyer, Barry Elmes, Richard Whiteman) 1992
AWOL Love Vibe In performance @ Bumbershoot (Seattle 1995)
An article about a festival I put on with Dave Redfern called Planet Struck in 1998
An article about AWOL Love Vibe at National Poetry Slam in San Francisco (1993)
An image from Planet Struck, a festval I co-created
In 2016 I was the honorary Mayor of Cat and Mouse City at the Toronto Children’s Library
Launch of The Media League in 2012
A CD released on my label Word of Mouth
I was the Production Manager for this 3 week residency of indigenous performance artists that included Shirley Bear, Edmund Bull and Boye Ladd, at the Banff Centre (1996)
I wrote a half dozen episodes of the Pippi Longstocking animated TV series produced by Nelvana & SvenskFilm under the direction of Astrid Lindgren
Me in one of my first bands Nom Provisoire (1979)
A cover story I wrote for the Montreal Mirror in 1986
In performance with Steve Lacy at the Banff Centre in 1994
My band, Condition, was at the top of the Canadian indie charts for a while in 1986
A pamphlet for a performance series I co-curated with Daina Augaitis in 1994 at the Banff Centre that featured Kathy Acker, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Paul Beatty and many other great artists.
A poetry CD on Virgin records featuring 2 tracks of mine
In performance hosting the first acid jazz night at the Foufounes Electriques in Montreal in 1990
A cover story I wrote for eyeweekly magazine in Toronto in 1991
Pamphlet for Action Poetry ’94, the program I created that was attended by 44 performance poets including John Giorno, Jayne Cortez, Lillian Allen, Jeannette Armstrong, Bob Holman, Paul Dutton, Clifton Joseph, Audri Zhina-Mandiela, Diane Wolkstein and Sheri-D Wilson among many others.
A show I put on at my 2,400 sq. ft loft in 1991 in Montreal. My roommate Doug Lowry and I put on many shows there.
In performance with Rakestar, my current band
Euphorie Big Band at my loft, The Crossroads, in Montreal (1991)
The official opening of Lezarts, the 6,000 sq.ft arts centre in Val-David, Quebec that Annie and I founded in 1995.
The garage at Globalhood, the digital playground I co-founded with Freddy Nyiti, filled with 1st generation iMacs
Poster for my show at the 2005 Edmonton Fringe: Two Million Years of Technology
My album of original digital folk songs on Bandcamp (2012)
AWOL Love Vibe at UCSD (1995)