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Gordon Brent INGRAM email: studio[the at symbol]gordonbrentingram.ca  |  gordon_brent_ingram1966[the at symbol]yahoo.ca vitae 2016-september-gordon-brent-brochu-ingram-vitae These scarlet emperor runner beans, Phaseolus coccineus, evolved in cool mountain conditions in Central America and are increasingly grown in Vancouver and other parts of the South Coast of British Columbia (including in containers on roof tops). On this green roof on […]

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My work centres on development, evaluation and teaching (including research supervision) of innovative environmental planning and design methods extending to contemporary visual culture including, ·networks of open space and protected areas especially those initiated by indigenous communities and governments, ·conception, development, and curation of related public, environmental, and site-based art along with photographic document. ·planning and […]

Nearly lost: Four bus-shelter posters re-introducing Vancouver’s Salish fruit trees

Nearly lost: Four bus-shelter posters re-introducing Vancouver’s Salish fruit trees client / host  City of Vancouver Public Art Program initial posters in the ongoing ‘Nearly Lost’ project 4 different posters installed in 20 bus shelters with the poster dimension 47.25 inches x 68.25 inches. installation October 10 to November 7, 2016 (with locations attached) authorship […]

The Tree Question: Field research & cultivation practices in community-based public art in an age of ecological crises

Gordon Brent BROCHU-INGRAM, KEXMIN field station, Salt Spring Island, Canada PowerPoint presentation: 2016 April 25 Brochu-Ingram TransHEAD ‘The Tree Question’ PowerPoint abstract: 2016 April 25 Brochu-Ingram TransHEAD ‘tree’ presentation bilingual notes: (trad) 2016 April 25 Brochu-Ingram TransHEAD ‘tree’ presentation 2016 April presentation Geneva University of Art & Design Trans – Mediation, Education, * Haute École d’art et de […]

Ecological, ethnobotanical & design studies of wild cherry, Prunus virginiana, and wild crabapple, Malus fusca, on the Gulf Islands

chokecherry, Prunus virginiana, Fulford Harbour, Salt Spring Island 2016 August 9 through 12, photographs by Alex Grunenfelder & Gordon Brent Brochu-Ingram   ***   Pacific crabapple, qwa’upulhp (in the downriver dialect of Halkomelem), Malus fusca, north of the site of the village of Xwaaqw’um, Burgoyne Bay, Salt Spring Island 2016 August 11 & 12, photographs […]

castle grünenfelder ingram: À la recherche de certaines récoltes presque perdu: Decolonising permaculture: The greatest adversity comes from forgetting – 2014 – 2016 studies in the Geneva and Vancouver metropolitan regions

  The 2014 – 2016 studies, designs and interventions that comprise À la recherche de certaines récoltes presque perdu: Decolonising permaculture: The greatest adversity comes from forgetting were originally in response to a call by the Utopiana artist centre for, ‘La Bête et l’adversité’. We explore one ‘beast’ in nature: human memory and the ways that […]

castle & ingram West Coast Canada field work for A la recherche de certaines récoltes presque perdu: Decolonising permaculture: The greatest adversity comes from forgetting – a 2014 – 2016 projet pour Utopiana, Genève

The following are some of the graphic examples of the ongoing castle & ingram West Coast Canada field work, in 2014 when not working in Geneva, for the project, A la recherche de certaines récoltes presque perdu: Decolonising permaculture: The greatest adversity comes from forgetting – a 2014 – 2016 projet pour Utopiana, Genève. This […]

Ongoing Salt Spring Island field research & development of new field courses in landscape ecology

Salt Spring Islands, one of the larger of the land masses of the continental archipelago spanning the San Juan and Gulf Islands, is on the northern margins of Oregonia: relatively high latitude, summer-drought often fire-dependent ecosystems under maritime climatic influences that include the erratic ‘Pacific High’. Like the Saanich Peninsula directly to the south, Salt […]

creative writing

A more complete list is posted at www.gordonbrentingram.ca/scholarship. Ingram, Gordon Brent. 2011. The importance of public sex in the age of digital appliances. in Petite Mort: Recollections of a Queer Public. (edited by Carlos Motta and Joshua Lubin-Levy). New York: Forever & Today. page 78. Ingram, Gordon Brent. 2010.‘roof’ included in the exhibition, ‘Produce Produce: […]

work in progress

 Pacific dogwood in a rainstorm 2014 May 14 Mount Maxwell, Salt Spring Island, castle & ingram (Julian Castle & Gordon Brent Ingram) WORK IN PROGRESS Some of these projects are being developed into monographs, for publication as books, while other products will only be digital.   Ingram. G. B. False Creek: Art, Artifice, and Public […]