In March 2017, I had the rare pleasure of interviewing Ann Marie Fleming in her lush and inviting East Vancouver home. Her animated feature film Window Horses has received wide acclaim and touches on themes of belonging, love, and familial myths. Continue reading
This is an iPhone 4 (!) image from a trip to Santa Cruz and Big Sur in 2012. When our car rounded the bend and the full majesty came into view, I started weeping. One of my favourite places on earth.
I’ve been a fan of Krista Tippet’s rich and eclectic podcast, On Being since I first heard her now legendary interview with John O’Donohue. Her interviewing style is so nuanced and skillful that whoever she is in dialogue with feels like an intimate friend. It’s a masterful touch that few journalists can match. Continue reading
I had the opportunity to meet with activist filmmaker Nettie Wild in her Mt. Pleasant office, and I was struck by her articulate vision and gusto. Her presence left me with goosebumps after our wide ranging interview. Continue reading
I spoke with Brad Harms at Ming on 17th Avenue in Calgary. Many years have passed since this conversation, but I distinctly remember his swagger. A quick Google search tells me he’s still producing work and represented by NewZones. Kudos to him.
Originally published in Galleries West