Author: jessicawinton

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installation at Stop #6, Uncommon Common Art 2018

Ris Publica V.2 – 2017

With support from the Visual Arts Nova Scotia residency program in North end Halifax, two unique floats participated in the 2017 Natal Day Parade. Operating in two locations have given these projects a wide variety of input from the community members. On Fridays and Saturdays, I worked with folks attending

Ris Publica V.1 – 2016

This project, Ris Publica, proposes the site of the civic parade as a unique possibility, as an event that carries forward a history and infrastructure of civic culture, while containing potential for the enactment of a diverse civic identity (articulating the chains of equivalence in the various public spheres). In

The Dominion of Then and Now : lunch on the line

This project, situated in Kings County, Nova Scotia, brings people together to experience art as a community. Until very recently, this valley region had shared another communal history – that of the Dominion Atlantic Railway. The DAR tied communities together through a rich and diverse intersection of international trade, cargo

Fast food Foray

As a citizen artist, I create transitory, playfully gestural works that affect change in the local environment. I developed this project that addresses HRM’s health and wellness by re-imagining and re-presenting found food packaging waste in a symbolic and direct manner for public ‘reconsumption’ and reflection. This project will lead

24 karat

Late August 2013 I installed this preliminary work at the White Rabbit Open Air residency in Economy, Nova Scotia. My piece is located in an old orchard, with all the tree scars covered as above, in gold leaf. I will be installing this work for the 2014 Uncommon Common Art

Bloomfield Awaits

On the side of the Bloomfield Centre in North end Halifax., there is a 1940’s style school speaker. I had been noticing it for some time as I passed by for breakfast or to take my son to the park. The Bloomfield Centre is a historic location that now acts

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