"Breathtaking: Constructed Landscapes" was a three-month exhibition at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre that endeavoured to explore the ways in which architecture can create a bridge, rather than a barrier, between the built and natural environment. 
IN.SIDE.OUT considers the threshold conditions that determine our perceptions of interior and exterior. A window or a door, for instance, can frame an exchange between contained and boundless space. These openings can be considered as more than frames for viewing, but also as perceptual lenses that effect our understanding of the space on either side of the opening as with the artwork of James Turrell. Rather than disolving the distinction between inside and outside as with the architecture of Richard Neutra, IN.SIDE.OUT thrives on contrast and exaggerates the distinction to create a moment of transcendence. Through the use and manipulation of intense light and darkness, the installation investigates how architecture can both define and expand perceptual and physical space, testing its inner and outer edges, and reaching towards a moment of the sublime.

  Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Collaborators  Andrew Choptiany, Damon Hayes Couture
Location  Pat Cacaulay
Status  Exhibited September - December 2012
Shadow Entry Contemporary Calgary | LOOK 2014
This installation was commissioned for a one night fundraiser event for Contemporary Calgary's new home: the Centennial Planetarium in downtown Calgary.  

Shadow Entry is an installation about creating a threshold between two distinct rooms. Usually we experience the transition between spaces as defined by doors, walkways, walls, and ceilings. This piece seeks to make this moment of transition a sensual experience, where the threshold is defined by light and shadow, and through the expression of polarities – black and white. The lights that surround the door obscure the space beyond the threshold, and it is only by walking through the portal that the room is revealed. 
Shadow Entry forces the user to reevaluate what it means to move from one room to the next. It encourages people to slow down as they pass through the threshold and become acutely aware of their own position in space.
Location: Centennial Planetarium, Sunalta, Calgary
Status: Exhibition November 2014
Curator: Contemporary Calgary Wreck City | an epilogue for 809

WRECK CITY: An Epilogue for 809 is a community-based art experiment transforming nine houses, three garages, and a greenhouse scheduled for demolition into temporary art, installation, and performance spaces. The biggest project of its type in the history of Calgary, and perhaps all of Canada, eight artist-curators invited 100+ artists, musicians, and performers to participate. Artist participants were free to radically alter the architecture of entire houses, re-shaping the homes using materials from the houses themselves, without need for repair at the end of the project. This newly formed community of artists produced a neighbourhood of magical and critically-engaging spaces, made possible only by the freedom of working inside houses soon to be destroyed. 
Location: Sunnyside, Calgary
Status: Exhibited from April 17 - 27, 2013 
Collaborator: Ivan Ostapenko
Curator: Caitlind R.C. Brown
Photo credit: Matthew Kennedy, Neil Zeller
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