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This campaign ended on July 7, 2013
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  • $1USD
    Secret Sandscape

    Inspired by my favourite book 'Woman in The Dunes' by Kobo Abe, I will create work with sand while on the Secret Island and e-mail you a photograph during my residency.

    4 out of 50 claimed

  • $10USD
    Secret Island Map

    You will be mailed a screenprinted map of the co-ordinates of the Secret Island in the Philippines where I will be working with the local youth and surfers. The map will be mailed out during my residency. Your contribution will also go towards art supplies during the residency and workshops.

    13 out of 100 claimed

  • $42USD
    Mango Marathon Poster

    On May 5th 2013 I ran the Toronto Goodlife Marathon (42.195 KM- The last 5K I ran with a palm tree!). You will receive a hand printed poster of my bib tag and runners high inspired images. The poster value of $42.20 is a dollar for every kilometer I ran. Your purchase will also go towards my travel costs Island to Island.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    0 out of 42 claimed

  • $50USD
    Daily Video

    A short daily video documenting the 50 day residency will be made each day. The video will be dedicated to you and your name will appear somewhere in the video. The compilation of videos will be uploaded to my channel and you can share the journey with me. Your contribution will also be going towards a Go Pro and camera equipment.

    1 out of 50 claimed

  • $50USD
    Mail Art

    I will be making 50 pieces mail art while on the Secret Island for every day I am in the Philippines. The mail art could include collages, drawings, writing, photographs, found objects, sand, or a message in a bottle. The mail art will be sent out during the residency and you will receive it randomly.

    9 out of 50 claimed

  • $50USD
    CATCH & r e l e a s e

    This hand printed T-Shirt is inspired by fly fishing for rainbow trout with my father on the Grand River in Canada. I will be learning how the islanders catch their fish on the Secret Island as it is their main source of food and livelihood. our purchase will also go towards the T-Shirt workshops on the Island. The shirt will be shipped to you in September. S / M / L / XL 100% cotton.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    6 out of 50 claimed

  • $50USD

    This hand printed T-Shirt is inspired by 'Traditional Philippines Music' on Folkways Records, and the warrior spirit of Indigenous people of the Philippines. Varied editions. The shirt will be shipped to you in September. S / M / L / XL 100% cotton.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    5 out of 50 claimed



    You will receive a tube full of hand made posters. Some posters will be pulled during my residency and some in my studio in Toronto. You will receive the poster pack in September 2013. Your purchase will also go towards the screen printing workshops on the Island.

    10 out of 10 claimed

  • $200USD

    As a part of my residency, I will be creating 'Psych Kites' with the youth in the one school on the Island. Your patronage will help with the materials and creation of the kites. Your name will be written on the kite and it will fly in the sky in your honour. A video will be made and a link will be emailed to you. Your contirbution will also go towards a documentary that will be filmed during my residency.

    2 out of 10 claimed

  • $300USD

    Since high school I have been creating 'Banks' filled with my collages, observations, collected detritus, and obsessions. I call these books/journals 'Banks' as I make deposits and save memories or I cash them and take the images for other projects. You will receive an original Bank that I make in the Philippines filled with daily peelings from my residency. Each of the 10 Banks will be dedicated to the sponsoring patron and the collection will be shown in Toronto in September 2013.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    1 out of 5 claimed

  • $500USD
    Toronto Island 2-Day Workshop

    A 2 day workshop on Toronto Island will complete the Island to Island exchange. The workshop will include field recordings, silk screening 101, collaborative book/bank making, hot pot meals and running exercises. Your contribution will go towards studio space, materials, food, and travel to and from Toronto Island.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    0 out of 10 claimed

  • $3,000USD
    Custom Hand Made Surf Board

    During my residency I will be taking workshops with a master surfboard maker. The custom surfboards will be made from the native wood on the Island. Every morning during my residency I will be creating, painting and silkscreening the surfboards. I will use the board as a canvas and it will be ridden on the waves of the Pacific Ocean. Your patronage will be going towards the materials and creation of the surfboards, the workshop fee, shipping costs, and an exhibition in Toronto in September.

    0 out of 2 claimed

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