22.4.22

Better belated than notta huh; I turned 31. I have never been good at self-celebration, and often my introvertedness rises to the top and I go inward in times of self celebration. I just always feel weird putting my own shit onto other people, good times & the bad. So I create, the best I can atleast. I have been working at a dispensary so … Continue reading 22.4.22

VIBEarts: LaunchPad

I got offered an opportunity for a project last fall to be a part of this years cohort for the LAUNCHpad program. As a part of LAUNCHpad by VIBEarts, I got some funding to explore and execute some projects and pieces I have had in my head but not the budget to make reality. Especially in regards to my sculpting and mold-making, on the road … Continue reading VIBEarts: LaunchPad

POPculturesuicide.collection

Our latest offering in my underbellyshop is a collection of canvas art prints. They vary in size depending on the piece, and we dropped 4 pieces to start. With many more on the way. These pieces are inspired by the multiverse that is the modern age of pop-culture, genres bend and mix, generations combine and our styles and loves become timeless, the fusing of our … Continue reading POPculturesuicide.collection

BEENDEAD: Handmade Choker Collection

Today, we have released a very limited collection of handmade chokers; BEENDEAD These chokers are made with a diverse array of beading, spanning generations and style periods. Introducing old habits to new ideas, to create a timeless fusion of calamitous elegance. BEENDEAD lives out of a box at the intersection of bad class and faded nostalgia. “Choker harder.” Batch 1 contains 6 handmade pieces which … Continue reading BEENDEAD: Handmade Choker Collection

AGO: Talking Back & Together

Save the date! I created a short video showcase discussing some of my inspirations, creative practice and process. You can find the event on the AGO website and it will premier on their Facebook Live on December 17th @ 11:00 AM. It will also be available on my YouTube after the premier date. December 17th @ 11:00 AM – Raised by Fiction | by Nicholas … Continue reading AGO: Talking Back & Together

underbellysociety: 9Ds T-Shirt Series

Amongst our season.4 line-up over at underbellysociety.com we have dropped a very special ongoing capsule collection. Our 9Ds t-shirt series is inspired and paying homage to the heroes and fictional friends of our past with tasteful mash-ups and vibrant graphics. If you were raised by fiction as I was, I hope you find joy & comfort in these pieces. All gear available at underbellysociety! Continue reading underbellysociety: 9Ds T-Shirt Series

New Music: Hate it Here

As part of my “Road to 30” week of productivity and projects, I sourced a beat off of youtube and made a little track outside of the usual DBC realm I play in. Hate it Here is a moody lowkey vibe, set to sketchy visuals made in a basement somewhere. Beat Produced by Balance Cooper // Mixing & Mastering by DBDroh Like// Subscribe// Enjoy. Continue reading New Music: Hate it Here

Transitional Housing 4 Youth: Road Map Report + Podcast Appearance

During our beloved lockdown times, I got the opportunity to join the team at Partisans, a very respected architecture firm in Toronto. I was brought on to help author a road map report that would identify three new housing typologies for transitional housing to help youth exiting the foster care system. I spent half a year researching existing methods, positive results, and theories to better … Continue reading Transitional Housing 4 Youth: Road Map Report + Podcast Appearance