Monthly Archives: August 2011


Janet Dirks from CTV news came and interviewed Lauren Simms, Ian Ward, Daniel Kirk and (indirectly through Kevin Green) Wayne Garrett and myself a couple days ago. The footage played on the National News at 11 pm on Friday. Again, internet-magic can also be employed to watch the segment by clicking here.

Wayne Garrett and I had the fantastic fortune of scoring this amazing slide from CDC Recreation (the same folks who remove old playground equipment for the City, refurbish anything salvageable, and send the used playground equipment to 3rd World Countries). This is the story of us making up our minds where to install it, and then doing just that.

Special thanks to Wayne from the City of Calgary, and Mike from CDC Recreation.

Yesterday, Wayne Garrett and I (and several unsuspecting neighbourhood kids) were interviewed by Kevin Green of CTV News.

Thanks to the wacky wonders of modern technology, you can catch the whole interview right here, right now, by clicking on this link.

Karen Moxley conducted and composed this interview about the House Project for CBC Radio’s The Eye Opener. It played  pre-7:00 am this morning.

Apparently between us (the artists) we listen to a lot of CBC radio – I got a text message from John Frosst at 7 am and an e-mail from Ian Ward this evening. Both fellas caught the broadcast live. Pretty impressive considering the night-hawkish tendencies of artists (and the fact that nobody knew when it would be playing).

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This afternoon Daniel Kirk and I had the great pleasure of being interviewed by Karen Moxley of CBC radio for tomorrow morning’s broadcast. This is the first time I’ve ever been interviewed by CBC, and I wasn’t sure what to expect. Considering a classic Canadian childhood and my fair share of homeschooling, a healthy respect …

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