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Beer Can Launcher

  The Beer Can Launcher is a mechanical work being designed for the sole purpose of crushing and launching beer cans into the sky. Playing along with the idea of drinking as a right of passage, this machine provides participants with the opportunity to celebrate their momentary drinking achievements one drink at a time.

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OshawaSpaceInvaders

  NEWS! I will be participating in this year’s OshawaSpaceInvaders program. Look for the HOWLER project in area 13 (Genosha Hotel) OshawaSpaceInvaders is composed of seven creative groups that will takeover unrented retail spaces in the city of Oshawa and present art/installations that will be sure to excite and stimulate visitors. Art Crawl September 20, […]

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Jacked!

This exhibition catalogue was produced for the Jacked! installation hosted by Hamilton Artists Inc. Link to individual authors/catalogue texts below: Dragstrip Courage by Chris Down I’m just here for the gasoline. by Ivan Jurakic Between Labour and Leisure: Steven Laurie and the Working-Class Consciousness by Stephanie Vegh Let it Burn by Suzanne & Wayne Carte […]

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branding iron project description

Branding Project: Marking a Territory Project Description Marking Territory is a project that examines the implicit meanings in mark-making and the use of highly reproduced ready-made imagery within collective forms of cultural expression. Both a public performance and installation, this project involves integrating monochromatic imagery, derived from off-the-wall “Flash” tattoos within the interior space of […]

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Let It Burn

by Suzanne & Wayne Carte [Essay contribution to Jacked! catalogue] On Father’s Day I sat down with my Dad to talk about the spectacle mechanics of Steven Laurie’s work. Over a beer we discussed the moment where performance meets proformance and the art market meets the aftermarket.   Growing up in Hamilton did you ever […]

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Between Labour and Leisure: Steven Laurie and the Working-Class Consciousness

by Stephanie Vegh   From painting and sculpture to weaving and bricklaying, all crafts and trades were once equally recognized as acts of art, united by the common human need to make and counting among their number all forms of manufacture that could derive from the word’s Latin root in “making by hand.” As recently […]

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Autoblog – The world doesn’t need a tire-smoking, burnout machine, but it’s got one

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Peak Car Blog

 

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Hack a Day review of Art of the Motor

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