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Lonely Artist

Vancouver, August 2002

A few months after arriving in Canada I managed to get an afternoon off from my childcare responsibilities to do this action. I took the placard with me on the SkyTrain downtown where I wandered around in the hope of making friends. It was an honest response to my situation. The photos of me and the friends that I made were taken by passers-by with a disposible camera. Some of the people I met were very lonely too.

This was the last piece of artwork that I was able to make while I was living in Canada.

I met the first man in Canada to have
his arm surgically reattached.

I finally found another artist.