So long ERI 6

After a month on the road, I drove into the parking lot of 5663 Cornwallis for a welcome home party. The “tailgate” consisted of the rented tour car and a DJ van, a few bikes and the rest arrived by…

Seventh stop, Annapolis Royal

What a treat to end our tour in a place I think of as home. It was also a treat to work for the week from ARTsPLACE, my entry into artist-run centre administration. A lot has changed since my time…

Sixth stop, Fredericton

The penultimate stop on the tour was at Connexion ARC’s new space in the Charlotte Street Arts Centre in Fredericton. We had a triple skype date with Eastern Edge, skyping in Camilla Singh, from Toronto for an artist’s talk. We’re…

Fifth stop, Moncton

I spent a couple of days working at the Aberdeen Centre in Moncton, gallery sitting for Galerie Sans Nom, and connecting with folks from GSN and Imago. What a beautiful space! It was reassuring to see the respect that kids…

Fourth Stop, Lunenburg

We had a slightly rainy, but otherwise enjoyable drive into the quaint and colourful Lunenburg. The afternoon of Thursday April 24, Eyelevel set up our touring show in a beautiful old house, affectionately dubbed The Fairbanks. We were provided space…

Third stop, Charlottetown

Crossed the bridge to the island for a restful weekend in Kensington with friends, then onto pop up the show again in the middle of Somewheres at the Confederation Centre. Thanks to everyone at This Town Is Small and Confederation…

Opening at Struts

ERI 6 opened up at Struts the evening of Kyle Whitehead and Super 8 Hotel screenings.

Second stop Struts, Sackville, NB

I drove the second leg of the trip on Tuesday afternoon, choosing to take the long route to stay closer to the shore. I had the windows down and could smell the Northumberland. I stopped for a picnic in River…

work/fun

Tues, April 15/14 Hello from Halifax! Hope the weather is lovely in Sackville, it’s really warming up here. ARE YOU HAVING FUN? I hope so. – Liz

First stop, ASAP, Antigonish

I drove the first leg of the trip on Sunday morning, arriving in Antigonish, Nova Scotia to set ERI 6 up at ASAP. A generous group showed up to browse the work, and hang out. Following their perusal, we had…