Organic surveillance looks at the ways Northeastern Ontario landowners protect and secure their land and property through preemptive and deterence mechanisms, such as traditional and contemporary surveillance. The mechanisms instituted by Northeastern Ontairo municipalities and landowners are influenced by urban centers, characteristics of land, technology, sustainability, psychology, physicality and (in) visibility. stingray, experimental photography, Markstay, ON, 2016. wires, … Continue reading Organic Surveillance: Security & Myth in the Rural
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RaUJ7kVb8kI if a tree falls in the bush and there is no one around to hear it, does it make a sound? (...does it make a sound?), experimental video taken with scouting (hunting) camera, 7:00 minutes, 2016 (this excerpt is 1:00 minute). This piece will be exhibited alongside a performance at the Isabel Bader 22-24 … Continue reading if a tree falls in the bush and there is no one around, does it make a sound?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3tHbiRhr_E STÉFY, fuck. (2015), experimental video using a drone, 3:59minutes, Hagar, Ontario Flying a drone is tougher than anticipated; Practice is necessary; Drones look at nature in a new way; Crash landings can be artistic; Using a drone as an art form critiques its original use; Going back to nature to escape technology is a … Continue reading fuck.
Hawk Eye View looks at contemporary third party surveillance in North America. Considering Snowden’s revelations, Stéfy looks at NSA & CSIS sites through Google Earth imagery. The work brings into conversation both government parties, while also reflecting the ways Google Earth & Maps acquire metadata to politically ensure a survival state. Third party surveillance is … Continue reading Hawk Eye View (2015)
In this project, I have incorporated critical theory, found objects, craft, and personal history into my artwork to create an installation that critiques the socially constructed idea that men and women are binary. To do this, I have created an installation that consists of found objects that are socially recognizable as masculine, (ie: tools, fishing … Continue reading “Tomboy Tools: Craft, Performance and Socially Constructed Hierarchies” (2014)
Corporate Profile (Figure 1), is a site specific art piece that critiques how corporate researchers use personal information on Facebook to create ads that are geared towards the users wants and interests. The banner critiques a vague misconception of corporate ethics. The banner criticizes corporate ethics by comparing capitalism and corporate insatiability to GREB standards. After … Continue reading Corporate Profile (2014)
Dining Room Table: Hammering Out Gender Performativity Stéfy (2014) Dining Room Table: Hammering Out Gender Performativity, video installation, 56 minutes. (excerpt 6:41 mins) Dining Room Table: Hammering Out Gender Performativity is a video installation that aims to elaborate two themes: gender performance throughout history and the present; and how feminism is relevant in today’s society. My aim … Continue reading Dining Room Table: Hammering Out Gender Performativity (2014)