Altar for the Day of the Dead (Ofrenda de Día de Muertos)

To honour the lives of the children who did not return
from Canada’s Indian residential schools

November 2nd, 2017, 2-4 pm
Entrance lobby of the Faculty of Education, 3700 McTavish Street – 1st Floor, McGill University





Freire Cabinet Art Project

My objective in intervening in the Freire cabinet was to pose a number of questions. I have not specifically answered these questions in an academic manner but I have provided materials (book jackets, quotes and other bibliographic materials) to suggest a starting point for a discussion. Read more…




Presence: the Grandmothers

Using the idea of grandmothers as teachers and memory holders I am exploring the idea of presence. I am asking people to come and join me at the Art Hive and bring one of their grandmother’s recipes. Read more…





zhigwe / aim: a QR code interaction with contemporary Indigenous art

February 8th – April 19th, 2017

zhigwe / aim is a multi-week project initiated by Lori Beavis, P. Lantz artist in residence, that seeks to introduce contemporary Indigenous artists and their art work to the students, faculty and staff. Read more…




Montreal Standing with Standing Rock Project, Stencil Workshop




Altar poster (2)


Altar for the Day of the Dead: To Honour the Lives of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada

This altar (ofrenda) intends to commemorate the lives of hundreds of murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls in Canada. Our hope is to promote awareness on this issue, creating a space for dialogue and bringing the community of McGill together. Read more…



Art HiveStarting in September 2015, the Faculty of Education began hosting McGill’s first Art Hive ( facilitated by AiR Maria Ezcurra on Wednesdays, from 10 am to 4 pm. Art materials and creative guidance were available to everyone who joined in to make art. It quickly became a space for getting together and create community through the arts. It was visited by 5 to 10 people per day, achieving a total of 250 visits in 9 months, including students, faculty, staff, and some external visitors.