R. Michael Fisher's Blog (5)

Arts-based Research and Activism: "Fake News" Attack

Below is a letter my partner Barbara Bickel has written as a response to Fox News TV covering one of her art installations here in the S. USA and what can happen in the culture of fear climate today ... the actual Fox News clip is linked in her letter as well.

Dear all,

I hope this finds you well. I am sharing new blog I have written in response to a fake news story that aired on an American national TV news channel last week regarding an art…


Added by R. Michael Fisher on March 15, 2017 at 7:16am — No Comments

Participant's Experience at Artist Residency With Fisher & Bickel

I asked one of the participants who came to the artist residency "Slowing Down, Turning Up: Parallel Journeys" at ABR this past week to reflect on her experience with us. Here's what she (Madelainne K. Joss) wrote: 

I wanted to know what happens when a not-your-average middle-age…

Added by R. Michael Fisher on May 25, 2015 at 10:42pm — No Comments

Turning Up: Collaboration Emerging

The third day of the residency began with Barbara and Michael interacting with the left overs on the studio floor from the day…


Added by R. Michael Fisher on May 20, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Slowing Down, Turning Up: Parallel Journeys... short video

The following 2 min. video Untitled

untitled Fisher bickel-vimeo and yoututbe from Barbara Bickel on Vimeo.

was a combination of Barbara and I working with institutional paper towels found in the UofA washrooms. The idea was mine to use something organic to…


Added by R. Michael Fisher on May 19, 2015 at 8:33pm — No Comments

Slowing Down, Turning Up: Parallel Journeys (Upcoming Artist Residency)

Hello Everyone... hope you can drop in to our various activities next week at the Arts Based Studio on U of A campus... as Barbara and I are initiating our 2nd residency here. See the basic poster information below. Looking forward to meeting you.

“we know more than we think”

The Arts-Based Research Studio welcomes…




Added by R. Michael Fisher on May 12, 2015 at 5:57pm — No Comments

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