What Do You Do at Crafted Vancouver?
I run Made From Scraps as one of Crafted Vancouver’s featured events. I bring in the wood-craft perspective, and co-ordinate between CV and the Material Matters Lab at Emily Carr. I also represent the voice of New Craft - a combination of new technology with traditional craft practices.
Describe Your Artistic Practice
I’m a wood-based creator working with species and materials found in the regions in which I work. My work blends the advantages of digital tools with traditional woodcraft joinery methods to create complex forms with simple shapes. The projects I seek out consist of connecting the human experience with material solutions in the context of physical spaces.
What is your alternative ego?
My grandfather Bob Daly. He had this ability to pick-up anything and know how to work with it. Whether it was a new sport or a set of tools, he understood how to perform within a variety of life's contexts. AND by SPACE. The shared workspace I run has a constant circulation of creation, curiosity, connection and culture. It’s inspiring to show up every day and learn from other’s experiences in life.
Best exhibition I saw this year:
100 Amigos @ El Kartel