I’m Kim, a writer, author, designer, artist, yoga and meditation instructor, trained as an architect, living near Montréal, Canada.

MY NEW BOOK:
The Modern House Bus is now available for pre-order (published by The Countryman Press).

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  • Date
  • August 19, 2014

Mathemusician’s doodles demystifies the agony of numbers

Mathematics is a beautiful language that helps us describe nature and her inexorable laws. For the layman (or laywoman in my case) this means a garbled bunch of indecipherable symbols, Greekery and equations, but it need not be the case if you would like to comprehend some concepts intuitively. One person that I’ve come across …

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  • Date
  • July 11, 2014

Living alone in the taiga for 70 years

Stories of survival are irresistibly captivating. They speak to the strength, courage and resilience of the human spirit, and is something that inspires us to wonder, what would we do in a similar situation. The story of Agafia Lykov is one such tale. (After a long Canadian winter, I was especially drawn to her story.) Born …

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  • Date
  • March 25, 2014

Hypnotic drawings with clay & potter’s wheel

Created with wet clay spinning round and round on a potter’s wheel, this video is completely mesmerizing. Via This Is Colossal: As a person who’s spent more than a few hours at the seat of a potter’s wheel I can attest to the strangely soothing act of doodling around with wet clay sludge (called slip) before …

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  • Date
  • April 9, 2012

Re-imagining the City (Video)

I’ve been itching to learn how to create video content, and not knowing where to start. So I was delighted to find a “Digital Storytelling” workshop offered by Studio XX, Montreal’s “bilingual feminist artist-run centre for technological exploration, creation and critique.” Interestingly, digital storytelling is the modern evolution of traditional oral storytelling, the kind that …

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