Category Archives: art

Games of Life

I got my first smartphone, a Nexus S, back in early 2010 when I was living in Cambridge, UK. Impressed by the novelty of the beers there, I started snapping photos of taps and bottles: When I uploaded these to … Continue reading

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Test Strip Hero

You know when a compulsively cool idea occurs to you, and you can’t stop yourself from doing it? I’m thinking of playing other parts of the world, too.

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Augmenting Minimalism (Improv)

Improv (when I’m loving it) is the most minimalist art form. Improv tends to be better when we bring only a little bit of ourselves to it; when we plan as little in advance as possible. The best, most honest, … Continue reading

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Nuit Blanche 2010: The Wall

I have a project in Toronto Nuit Blanche 2010 this Saturday! Here’s the blurb: The Wall Dustin Freeman Rorik Henrikson A wall of coloured blocks that move randomly when there is empty space. There is one rule: 1) When a … Continue reading

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The Improv Show

I was part of the Kingston-based “The Improv Show” from 2003-2008. I was picked up right out of high school, and ended as Artistic Director. The goal of the troupe has always been to push the possibilities of improvisation, leaning … Continue reading

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Rock Paper Scissors Infinity

Rock Paper Scissors is something I conceived a in September 2007 when I was staring tiredly at some lined paper in the middle of an 8:30 class. It can be best described as an interactive, growing, database of rock paper … Continue reading

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The Deviants

The Deviants was my second theatrical project with Critical Stage Theatre Co. I held even more hats this time as actor, set designer, writer (on of three) and various production roles. We also worked on some elements of the design … Continue reading

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Nelly’s Ride Wit Me

Back in Grade 11, a few friends and I innocently made a music video cover of Nelly’s Ride Wit Me. We really weren’t seeking artistic integrity at the time, just seeing what we could do with some video editing and … Continue reading

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Bubbles!

It’s as simple as bubbles! Click on them for a gratifying popping noise.

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Poetry in Motion

Poetry in Motion is one of my experiments into generative creativity. The possibilities of the poem are displayed as points of light in the sky, and the player can start their initial momentum upward by clicking the mouse. From then … Continue reading

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