u of o alumni

As the story takes audiences back into the past, we meet Jem, played by U of O alumna Carol Sinclair, and her father John, a fame-obsessed drunkard. Throughout the play, audiences watch as each character’s past unfolds, and how they struggle to find true meaning and faith in life.

The video sparked the idea in Kirton, co-founder of The Balance Project, to create her own clothing line that would be socially responsible and environmentally friendly, while also informing people about ethical problems in the current fashion world. Kirton approached and worked with a group of friends to come up with a plan, and their first line was launched only a few months later.

The exhibit spans two rooms. In the first is an array of multimedia pieces—photographs, videos, sculptures, and acquired objects. One installment, entitled Reliquarium, is a collection of ninety objects spanning from pressed flowers, to written excerpts, to blood samples.

Claude’s blog will culminate photos with short reflective stories as told by citizens of Ottawa to introduce the lives and journeys of individuals within the community. “Even the most benign realities can be fascinating, and I would like to create my own twist to them,” said Claude.

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