IMG_0355(Steve Heimbecker)For Ground Rules, we observed that local culture had lost its connection to its agricultural heritage and we were looking for some way to embody and critique this observation. At this time we weren’t consciously doing “eco-art” or “community work.” We certainly had no illusions about educating our audience; we were simply embarking on a creation process in accordance with what was preoccupying us at that time. We presented our first work-in-progress Ground Rules at the 2008 National Independent Media Arts Festival and Conference (On Common Ground).

This project was funded through the National Media Arts Festival and the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, UBC Okanagan.