Bands, books, gigs, festivals, web startups, documentaries, albums, operas, TV shows, trade missions, residencies, websites, exhibitions, and more from the past 40ish years…
Freddy Nyiti and I founded Globalhood, the world’s first digital playground, in 1999 in a 3,000 sq.ft building in downtown Toronto
Poster for a talk I gave in Peterborough in 2013
My Gigblog tracks about 60 gigs I did over 6 months in 2005/6.
Me with Classic Albums Live performing Born to Run at the Mohegan Sun in 2005
A poster for a film festival I co-produced at my loft in Montreal in 1990
A poster for the Classic Albums Live version of Sgt Peppers. That’s me with the big hair on the left!
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.
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.
CD cover for my duo The John Waynes, with Wayne Kelso, 1996
A CD I produced for my label Word of Mouth in 1995
Me with Classic Albums Live at the Phoenix Theatre in Toronto
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
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.
The poster for Planet Struck, the street youth/street culture festival Dave Redfern and I created
In 2016 I was the honorary Mayor of Cat and Mouse City at the Toronto Children’s Library
Promo for The Media League, the competitive creativity league and startup I co-founded in 2012
An image from Planet Struck, a festval I co-created
Promo for The Media League, the competitive creativity league, the startup I co-founded in 2012
An article about a festival I put on with Dave Redfern called Planet Struck in 1998
Euphorie Big Band at my loft, The Crossroads, in Montreal (1991)
Performing 2 Million Years of technology at the SAT in Montreal in 2007
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.
The official opening of Lezarts, the 6,000 sq.ft arts centre in Val-David, Quebec that Annie and I founded in 1995.
A full page article in the Globe and Mail about my business, Globalhood, in 2002
Me with Condition in Montreal in 1986 prior to our lengthy Canadian tour
A cover story I wrote for eyeweekly magazine in Toronto in 1991
Plasy, Czech Republic, where AWOL Love Vibe took our month-long Vow of Orality in 1995
AWOL Love Vibe at UCSD (1995)
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.
A double CD I produced for my label Word of Mouth in 1996
Globalhood’s website – 1999 – designed by Duro3
I co-directed digifest 2004 with Paola Poletto. It brought together dozens of leading designers, thinkers, artists from around the world
I co-wrote this documentary about the legendary guitarist, which won a Gemini for best arts documentary in 1999
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)
An LP by my band Condition on AMOK Records from 1986
Launch of The Media League in 2012
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.
I produced this website and videos for the Banff Centre’s first webcast
A poster for an opera, The Salome Dancer, I created with composer Tim Brady, 2005
I wrote a half dozen episodes of the Pippi Longstocking animated TV series produced by Nelvana & SvenskFilm under the direction of Astrid Lindgren
The garage at Globalhood, the digital playground I co-founded with Freddy Nyiti, filled with 1st generation iMacs
My album of original digital folk songs on Bandcamp (2012)
A cover story I wrote for the Montreal Mirror in 1986
A digital album by my band Caymans released in 2012
Promo for The Media League, the competitive creativity league and startup I co-founded in 2013
In performance at the Kiss Project in Vancouver 1995
AWOL LOVE VIBE’S response to our experinece at the first national poetry slam in San Francisco in 1993
A CD released on my label Word of Mouth
A CD I produced for my label Word of Mouth in 1994
An online learning course I created for MADD Canada in 2004
In performance with Rakestar, my current band
In performance hosting the first acid jazz night at the Foufounes Electriques in Montreal in 1990
My first CD under my own name. 1991.
An article about AWOL Love Vibe at National Poetry Slam in San Francisco (1993)
In performance with Rakestar, my current band
In performance with Steve Lacy at the Banff Centre in 1994
A CD produced from my label Word of Mouth featuring my sister and Dave Young, Hugh Fraser, Phil Dwyer, Barry Elmes, Richard Whiteman) 1992
In performance at Ottawa Bluesfest in 2014
Kedrick’s spinning AWOL Love Vibe logo
Me with Classic Albums live performing Crime of the Century at the Phoneix Theatre in Toronto
A weekend-long street opera I co-created with composer Peter Hatch and Interarts Matrix
Article from the Georgia Straight about AWOL Love Vibe (1994)
AWOL Love Vibe in the Czech Republic in 1995
A poetry CD on Virgin records featuring 2 tracks of mine
Portrait of AWOL Love Vibe
A CD I produced for my label Word of Mouth in 1992
Poster for my show at the 2005 Edmonton Fringe: Two Million Years of Technology
I co-directed digifest 2003 with Paola Poletto. It brought together dozens of leading designers, thinkers, artists from around the world
AWOL Love Vibe In performance @ Bumbershoot (Seattle 1995)
A player card from the Cosmic Questions Media League at the Ontario Science Centre, an innovative game which I conceived and directed.
Me in one of my first bands Nom Provisoire (1979)
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)
My band, Condition, was at the top of the Canadian indie charts for a while in 1986
Calgary Herald article about Action Poetry ’94