Bands, books, gigs, festivals, web startups, documentaries, albums, operas, TV shows, trade missions, residencies, websites, exhibitions, and more from the past 40ish years…
Me in one of my first bands Nom Provisoire (1979)
A CD released on my label Word of Mouth
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.
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
I co-wrote this documentary about the legendary guitarist, which won a Gemini for best arts documentary in 1999
Me with Condition in Montreal in 1986 prior to our lengthy Canadian tour
The poster for Planet Struck, the street youth/street culture festival Dave Redfern and I created
In performance with Steve Lacy at the Banff Centre in 1994
A CD I produced for my label Word of Mouth in 1994
A poetry CD on Virgin records featuring 2 tracks of mine
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 article about AWOL Love Vibe at National Poetry Slam in San Francisco (1993)
Promo for The Media League, the competitive creativity league and startup I co-founded in 2013
Me with Classic Albums Live performing Born to Run at the Mohegan Sun in 2005
A weekend-long street opera I co-created with composer Peter Hatch and Interarts Matrix
A poster for the Classic Albums Live version of Sgt Peppers. That’s me with the big hair on the left!
Launch of The Media League in 2012
A cover story I wrote for eyeweekly magazine in Toronto in 1991
My first CD under my own name. 1991.
A poster for an opera, The Salome Dancer, I created with composer Tim Brady, 2005
CD cover for my duo The John Waynes, with Wayne Kelso, 1996
A double CD I produced for my label Word of Mouth in 1996
A player card from the Cosmic Questions Media League at the Ontario Science Centre, an innovative game which I conceived and directed.
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.
Freddy Nyiti and I founded Globalhood, the world’s first digital playground, in 1999 in a 3,000 sq.ft building in downtown Toronto
Globalhood’s website – 1999 – designed by Duro3
The official opening of Lezarts, the 6,000 sq.ft arts centre in Val-David, Quebec that Annie and I founded in 1995.
In performance with Rakestar, my current band
A poster for a film festival I co-produced at my loft in Montreal in 1990
I co-directed digifest 2004 with Paola Poletto. It brought together dozens of leading designers, thinkers, artists from around the world
Euphorie Big Band at my loft, The Crossroads, in Montreal (1991)
A CD I produced for my label Word of Mouth in 1995
In performance hosting the first acid jazz night at the Foufounes Electriques in Montreal in 1990
Poster for a talk I gave in Peterborough in 2013
An image from Planet Struck, a festval I co-created
AWOL Love Vibe In performance @ Bumbershoot (Seattle 1995)
I co-directed digifest 2003 with Paola Poletto. It brought together dozens of leading designers, thinkers, artists from around the world
Article from the Georgia Straight about AWOL Love Vibe (1994)
The garage at Globalhood, the digital playground I co-founded with Freddy Nyiti, filled with 1st generation iMacs
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)
In 2016 I was the honorary Mayor of Cat and Mouse City at the Toronto Children’s Library
A cover story I wrote for the Montreal Mirror in 1986
An article about a festival I put on with Dave Redfern called Planet Struck in 1998
An LP by my band Condition on AMOK Records from 1986
My album of original digital folk songs on Bandcamp (2012)
In performance at Ottawa Bluesfest in 2014
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.
AWOL LOVE VIBE’S response to our experinece at the first national poetry slam in San Francisco in 1993
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.
Portrait of AWOL Love Vibe
Poster for my show at the 2005 Edmonton Fringe: Two Million Years of Technology
A CD I produced for my label Word of Mouth in 1992
A digital album by my band Caymans released in 2012
Me with Classic Albums Live at the Phoenix Theatre in Toronto
AWOL Love Vibe at UCSD (1995)
AWOL Love Vibe in the Czech Republic in 1995
Me with Classic Albums live performing Crime of the Century at the Phoneix Theatre in Toronto
A CD produced from my label Word of Mouth featuring my sister and Dave Young, Hugh Fraser, Phil Dwyer, Barry Elmes, Richard Whiteman) 1992
An online learning course I created for MADD Canada in 2004
In performance at the Kiss Project in Vancouver 1995
Promo for The Media League, the competitive creativity league and startup I co-founded in 2012
Kedrick’s spinning AWOL Love Vibe logo
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.
Performing 2 Million Years of technology at the SAT in Montreal in 2007
In performance with Rakestar, my current band
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 and curated Canada Goes Wild!, a trilingual trade mission and exhibition featuring 13 Canadian designers at the 2005 AICHI World’s Fair in Japan
Promo for The Media League, the competitive creativity league, the startup I co-founded in 2012
I produced this website and videos for the Banff Centre’s first webcast
I wrote a half dozen episodes of the Pippi Longstocking animated TV series produced by Nelvana & SvenskFilm under the direction of Astrid Lindgren
Calgary Herald article about Action Poetry ’94
My band, Condition, was at the top of the Canadian indie charts for a while in 1986
My Gigblog tracks about 60 gigs I did over 6 months in 2005/6.