My SX-70

In mid 2012, I became somewhat fascinated with the Polaroid SX-70. The camera is a folding SLR, and when released in 1972, it was Polaroid's first integral film camera. My first exposrure to the SX-70 was the video embedded below, in which it just seems so marvelous. Then, there is... Read More »

Objects of Note @ VERSO

Opening at VERSO on April 5th, is the exhibition of some brand new Objects of Note. The exhibition will include refined versions of my very favourite inventions, along with a set of my performances. Opening Reception: Saturday April 5th, 4:00 to 6:00 pm, 2014 VERSO 1160 Queen Street... Read More »

The Dial Me a Story Phone

The Dial Me a Story Phone is a little invention to help bring a little story into your ear. The body is a classic Northern Telecom wall-phone, but the guts have had a bit of an upgrade. The guts are powered by an Arduino, and the adafruit Wave Shield. The... Read More »

People and Objects

Last October I had the good fortune of showing my work and doing a few performances with my exhibtion, Objects of Note. The net result of this was alot of people had a chance to see, and use the art work. *This post is from March 12, 2014... Read More »

Exhibition: Objects of Note @ Awkward Stage

Coming to Awkward Stage this Saturday is a new exhibition of my work titled, “Objects of Note”. The exhibition is a collection of my inventions, all of which are more (and less) than they appear to be! Opening reception: Saturday, September 21, 6-9pm Awkward Stage Lakeshore Mews (Simcoe + Mulcaster), Barrie... Read More »

The Thermal Printing Doorbell

Doorbells are boring. Everyone deserves a doorbell which introduces them to their visitor in an inviting way. This is the Thermal Printing Doorbell. It plays a little melody, then leaves you a delightful, or passive-aggressive message. The truth is, answering the door is alternatively annoying or terrifying. The people that... Read More »

My New 3D Printer, The Delightful Printrbot Jr.

Isn't it just the cutest lil' 3D printer that you ever did see? Just like the last time, I ordered a 3D printer and it arrived as a big 0l’ box of miscellaneous parts. This time I have acquired a Printrbot Jr. from printrbot.com. Oh look! The printer is... Read More »