Biography

Community Engagement Programming, Events, Interdisciplinary Audio and Visual Arts, Book-Making, Cartography, Writing all that Mickey does is creative and care-full. They begin a project starting from where they are — Jewish, a grand & great grandchild of refugees, a settler occupying Land and Water stewarded by and in dis-placement of Stó:lō, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, Səl̓ílwətaʔ, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm nations, TransLesbian, Disabled, and other positionalities.

Mickey works primarily with themes of storytelling, translation, diaspora, anti-racism, de-colonialism, queering, cripping, and altogether reimagining the ways we hold space with one another. In April they will be graduating with a bachelor’s degree at Emily Carr University (ECU), with a major of Visual Arts and minor in Social Practice and Community Engagement. They are in residency with Shumka x Satellite activism and this summer will be will be co-teaching the course Practicing Neighbourly Responsibility at ECU as expansions upon their graduation project Mapping East Van. Currently, Mickey is also preparing for an upcoming show with Cinevolution called Digital Carnival Z showcasing their multimedia poem Negev Varod/Seeing Pink and look forward to jurying the upcoming show Chosen Family on behalf of JQT at the Sidney and Gertrude Zach Gallery.

They are always learning and adapting, and welcome opportunities to collaborate, facilitate workshops, artist talks, and create. Please contact the artist for inquiries.

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