2012- September 6th– October 5th
Gallery fukai, Vancouver, BC

Last year a close friend and colleague of mine accidentally sent me an email intended for his partner.

The email was, admittedly, a humorous tirade when viewed from a sardonic perspective -loaded with frustrations cliche to many gender related archetypes. It helped to release my own frustrations to the same stereotypical aspects  I had experienced in previous relationships and relieved some of those frustrations for me vicariously through this email I had received. 

I kept the email, inspired by it's humor and ability to relieve my own frustrations I thought I might find the opportunity to use it for something and share this vicarious experience creatively.

Back and Front
The opportunity arose upon hearing from another friend and director/ curator of Gallery Fukai in Vancouver, BC.
Their opening season exhibition booked for Sept 2012 had suffer a last minuet cancellation which prompted the curator to put together a hurried group exhibition. He put a call out to his peers for submissions suiting the titled theme of the show "Excuse Me, How Rude!"- an obvious catharsis as a result of the untimely cancellation of the initially intended exhibit.

As the initial email was accidental, I wanted to get additional perspectives, both male and female, on a wider variety of  relationship entailed situations, and so I put out my own call and received a variety of submissions - after much review, retaining each submissions original grammar, punctuation and syntax- the four shown here (in greeting card format) make up the limited edition series of 10 sets. 

The Tide is High
4.5 x 7" (Folded) 
9 x 7" (Full inlay)
10/10 (sets of four) - Glossy exterior/ mat inlay
Digital print on heavy stock

Installation view w/:
-Christian Nicolay
Blind Faith (Video)

-The Dark
Fuck Me, Fuck You, Oh Fuck!


 (work in progress)

The Keep Calm series invests alterations to 10 additional prints of the Carry On series originally printed as a limited edition of 10 for the Design24 exhibit at Gallery FUKAI.

Also printed on 10ml archival paper, the Keep Calm series broadens the original conceptual theme of Carry On, based around western motivational posters and mantras, extending the motivational cliché from its expansive social statement exploring the platform of personage and the individual ego in context with the prescribed cliché.  
Within the consideration of the presented self identity, the alteration of these prints embraces a conceptual context with the individual in his, her’s or their most honest states of being;  in turn the original numbered series finds an individuality of its own in the making unique of the print/re-printed process of duplication. 

Anonymous Hallway(s)                       
Altered plastisol screen print on archival and
newsprint paper, mixed media.
14" x 20"
Rufus Rukus Gallery
Brooklyn, NY

(Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai )
Altered plastisol screen print on archival and
newsprint paper, mixed media.
18" x 24"
San02 Curatorial Project
Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan

"IDF – the best time of my life!"
-Eden Abergil
Altered plastisol screen print on archival and
newsprint paper, mixed media.
18" x 24"
(In Studio)