Gina Badger is an artist and writer based in Toronto. Working in the expanded field of sculpture and installation, her favoured research methods include listening, walking and cooking. Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Badger is the descendent of farmer-settlers in Treaty 6 territory. She holds a BFA from Concordia University and a Master of Science from MIT. Badger currently acts as Editorial Director of FUSE Magazine.
For Grow Op Gina will be organizing a bitters workshop, details will be available on the Grow Op website.
Gladstone Grow Op: Exploring landscape and place, is a four-day event that celebrates innovative ideas and conceptual responses to landscape and place across a broad range of creative practices. Grow Op will explore new territories and uncover new ways of expression and meaning through projects that represent a wide range of approaches from the prosaic to the poetic, the elemental to the ephemeral.
April 25 – 28, 2013
Images (top to bottom):
Gina Badger, Mongrels (2011). Plant walk documentation with mugwort (Artemesia vulgaris), 16 April 2011. Image courtesy of Talia Shipman and CART NY.
Gina Badger, Mongrels (2011). Bitters process: mugwort (Artemesia vulgaris, burdock (Arctium lappa), dandelion root and leaf (Taraxacum officinale), bergamot (Mondarda fistulosa), plantain (Plantago major), goldenrod (Solidago sp.). Image courtesy of the artist.
Gina Badger, Mongrels (2011). Witching hour cocktail reception, 16 April 2011. Image courtesy of Talia Shipman and CART NY.