Sunrises On A Finished Banner

Monday early morning in July of 2011. I worked out in the hot sun for five days completing the biggest banner I had ever made at the time.  Sunday night I sat at the campfire waiting for the sun to rise to take this picture on Pope’s Hill. I’m really happy with the way it…

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A Lovely Little Note

While I was making a banner at the Winnipeg Folk Festival Campground in 2011 my friend Sarah slipped this into my tent. She was at a workshop and I’m not sure on the details but she gave little love notes to all the people she was camping with.  I had barely filled the banner and…

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Folk-ing Around

I received lots of support following my last post about the Winnipeg Folk Festival.  Writing about my experience was difficult and had me reliving my emotional trauma. But, it opened dialogue for me with friends and acquaintances that have had similar experiences but no place to address them.   Right now I want to acknowledge…

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Violent Encounter at the Winnipeg Folk Festival

For the past six months I haven’t been comfortable with writing this blog. I’ve been posting occasionally, sharing information but I’ve left out most of my experiences this last half year.  Documenting my personal experience from doing the Men’s Banner Project is really hard. That sucks because that’s the main goal of this blog.  Since the…

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Winnipeg Folk Festival 2011

July was a fantastic and busy month for me.  The Men’s Banner Project was one of the Winnipeg Folk Festival’s Campground Art and Animation projects. I created and exhibited a Men’s Banner, a process that took place throughout the five days of the festival.  I love folk fest and have been going every summer for…

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