Without a View, 2020


More in Common, 2020




Schadenfreude, 2018





IL FUT UN TEMPS OÙ

VOIR ÉTAIT LE SYNONYME DE SAVOIR, MAIS RIEN DE PLUS.


THERE WAS A TIME WHEN

SEEING WAS AKIN TO KNOWING. BUT NO MORE.


The more the happiness industry tries to see, the more it tries to read faces and spaces with numerical abstractions, the less it seems to know. It confuses smiles with happiness and makes all sorts of basic





La Partecipazione Alle Idee, 2010
Group exhibition

Capo Di Lucca, 
Bologna, IT


De Verenigde Sandbergen magazine, 2010
with Lauren Grusenmeyer

Sandberg Instituut,
Amsterdam, NL





WHAT HAPPENS WHEN DIGITAL SURVEILLANCE BECOMES “GOOD” FOR YOU, SO TO SPEAK? FOR YOUR HEALTH AND HAPPINESS?







MONTRÉAL, QC
A Solo Space For All to See, 2020, Essay on “the happiness industry” in the home under pandemic peril and Google Urbanism.

The Big Picture
, NewCities Foundation
Photo by Fred Ross, Toronto Star




AMSTERDAM, NL
These Are Still The Times, 2020, Interview with Pratt Institute professor Chris Lee, about economic crises and their effects on graphic art and education.

Design Dedication
,
Sandberg Instituut and Valiz



PARIS, FR
Apprendre de LUST : mirroirs et folie numérique, 2018, Une remémoire épistolaire avec Greg J. Smith sur la dissolution du studio de design néerlandais LUST.

Back Office
, Édition B42




Digital book, 2020
Art direction, Web design
Writing and photography by Daniel Canty

Montréal, QC






Contact sheet from the process of photography direction
Photography by Daniel Canty







Plana Pastoralem, 2019




Terra Nullius no. 1, 2019





AMSTERDAM, NL
Where The Image Flows: How Sidewalk Labs’ Public Relations Came To Dominate Journalism, 2019, Visual essay on how Google’s sister company pitched a “smart” city image for Toronto.

Failed Architecture
, FA Foundation



AMSTERDAM, NL
On Criticism As A Fun Mechanism, 2013, Essay on how design and architecture criticism could be more fun and conversational—whether positive or negative.

Volume
magazine, Archis Foundation



AMSTERDAM, NL
New City Myths, 2012, Essay on the visual culture of private towns as a key tool in the power brokering of architecture, real estate, and geopolitics.

Volume
magazine, Archis Foundation




Ligna, 2019




Terra Nullius no. 2, 2019





lies in his youthful “sunny ways”, and Eric Schmidt follows suit with his brand of “radical optimism”. Sunny. Confident. Cheerful. It’s the ideology of positive psychology upgraded to the level of 

public-

private

statecraft.”


From “Where The Image Flows,” 2019 
Failed Architecture, Amsterdam,
NL




New City Myths,” 2012
Visual essay
Volume magazine
Edit by Brendan Cormier

Archis Foundation, Amsterdam, NL

Turrim, 2019





En cours, student-led documentary, 2017
Editor, Guest professor at École de design 

UQAM, Montréal, QC





Artist in Residence,” 2013
Art direction
Coat by Miu Miu

Sculpture by Vanessa Maltese
Style by Rita Liefhebber
Portrait by Norman Wong

Flare magazine, Toronto, CA





The Art of the Cutaway,” 2015
Art direction
Portrait of Shin Yoshikaw by Ryan Young
Photo direction by Catherine Dean

Apex, Los Angeles, US


Handwriting in an Era of Glitter Text,” 2017
Essay, Art direction 
Portrait of Chef by Norman Wong

The Gradient, Walker Art Center, 
Minneapolis, US





Writing, Visual identity, Website design, 2019 to 2021
Founded by Jim Balsillie, Edit with Neve Peric
Code by Nicolas Roy at Folklore Inc., Photograph by Philip Cheung

Centre for Digital Rights, Toronto, CA
  


Centre for Digital Rights site, 
2019 to 2021


Mobile view
Code by Nicolas Roy at Folklore Inc.



Centre for Digital Rights print ad, 2020
Writing, Photography direction
Edit by Neve Peric
Photography by Philip Cheung


Printed in the Globe and Mail,
Financial Post






On The Road to Jazz Fest,” 2015
Art direction
Photography by Norman Wong
Apex, New Orleans, US




PSYCHOLOGISTS AND DATA SCIENTISTS DOMINATE THE VOCABULARY OF THE HAPPINESS INDUSTRY. EVEN ECONOMISTS AT THE UNITED NATIONS.



WHY?



Research Residency,
2018

Artexte, Montréal,
QC



Artexte.ca – Detail of “SAFE” (Panel #4 of 4), by Adrien Piper, 1990 Mixed media installation: four enlarged magazine photos with silkscreened text, audiotrack. From Adrian Piper: Pretend. [New York], NY: Adrian Piper; s.l.: John Weber Gallery, 1990.

[e-Artexte catalogue] Dossier 420 – PIPER, ADRIAN.




MONTREAL, QC
A conversation with Michèle Champagne,” 2018, Written interview on the vocabulary of the happiness industry and the critical alternatives offered by art and architecture.

Articles
, Artexte



TORONTO, CA
Greg Durrell: Design Canada, 2019, Film review of Design Canada as a specimen of Canada’s dominant colonial fiction—repackaged with modern design and happy house tunes.

C Magazine
, C The Visual Arts Foundation




Happiness is Desire, 2018


On The Road to Jazz Fest,” 2015
Art direction
Photography by Norman Wong
Photography direction by Catherine Dean

Apex, New Orleans, US






Daar Zijn Wij Van, 2010
Print catalogue
with Brigiet van den Berg
VPRO, Hilversum, NL



VPRO postcards, 2010
Exhibited at Brakke Grond,
Amsterdam, NL



Beste Jaarverslag, 2010
Awarded by Grafische Cultuurstichting
Exhibited at Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam, NL










Hazlitt magazine

Digital literary magazine, 2014
Edit by Christopher Frey
Penguin Random House, Toronto, CA

Website of the Year,
National Magazine Awards, 2015



Hazlitt magazine, 2014
Mobile view

Code by Wayne Thayer
Built with WordPress



Hz application, 2014
Custom Hazlitt image editing app

Code by Cedric Flazinski
Built with Processing






On The Road to Jazz Fest,” 2015
Art direction
Photography by Norman Wong
Photography direction by Catherine Dean

Apex, New Orleans, US








Handwriting in an Era of Glitter Text,” 2017
Essay, Art direction
Photography by Norman Wong

The Gradient, Walker Art Center,
Minneapolis, US