2019 has been the year of peaks and troughs. I've forged incredible new career paths and wrestled wild learning curves. I've also been lucky enough to connect to sparkly new colleagues and peers [some of which now fall into the collaborator, and friend, categories]. I've also dealt with a fair share of sadness and loss [as we all have I'm sure, so I won't go into extended detail, but I will say that having a colleague/friend battle and lose extended mental illness struggles has been profoundly affecting].
Yep, consider the above title a lame attempt at summarising some of the news from my studio-neck-of-the-woods. There's just *so* *dang* *much* going on right now [both here + on the global stage too, right? In fact, in relation to what's more worthy of your attention, you're probably better off reading this or this than you are the below, but I appreciate snatching some o' ur eyeballish real-estate for a minute or two if you do choose to read on].
For those of us who are rampant #Bandersnatch fans [and I'm not talking about the Through the Looking-Glass mention, but instead the new Black Mirror/Netflix interactive Choose Your Own Adventurey film], here's a fantastic mapping of all the interactive choice points by the diligent @hlgraham1427 [warning: spoilery-mcspoilerfaces follow]. [Created by @hlgraham1427]
So again I find myself in the middle of an excitement-propelled update of all things Perpetual Nomads, which has been powering along on exhibiting, showcasing and archiving fronts. Here's 3 of the latest newsworthy gigs Perpetual Nomads is currently [or soon to be shown] at: For lucky Canadians, Fraser Valley Regional Library is today launching the first of three initiatives for library audiences to experience our Perpetual Nomads VR Adventure in its entirety at library locations in Delta, Maple Ridge and Abbotsford, using the HTC Vive VR system to immerse participants in the world.