2020: On the Other Hand, Platforms 2020: City of Vancouver

On the Other Hand, 2020 is a collage series that began in response to the COVID 19 pandemic. Working with gifted and thrifted national geographic magazines, Cutler embraced the virus by channeling its RNA code to cast spells through hieroglyphic forms. By bringing disparate elements together into new configurations, an emergent lexicon is cast of human gestures and cultural artifacts. These sparse, abstract images operate as a kind of writing, open to interpretation while resonating our shared bodily experiences of uncertainty.

Platforms 2020: Public Works is a monthly series of public art projects being presented from June until the year’s end. The public art program is on transit shelters, billboards, and video screens throughout the city.

Platforms 2020

2020: Mineral Collection at the Biennale of Sydney 2020, NIRIN

The collection is comprised of Rock Album vol. 1, a sound work, The Underworld, a poster series, and Mineral Garden, a collaborative installation including collage works with Biennale artist Andrew Rewald. Mineral Collection was to include SaltWalks, a series of performative walks, but they were canceled due to COVID-19. The project, originally installed at the National Art School in Sydney, has moved to Carriageworks for the duration of the Biennale.

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2020 “Searching for the Language of the Universe”, Canadian Art

What happens when physicists and artists collaborate on some of science’s biggest questions? A unique project reveals surprising affinities. Co-written with Ingrid Koenig.

Canadian Art

2020: Leaning Out of Windows – Art and Physics Collaborations through Aesthetic Transformations

Interview with Co-Investigators Randy Lee Cutler and Ingrid Koenig

Episode 063: Let’s Talk Physics, The Leaning Out of Windows Project

2021: Overburden: Extraction, Seismic Events and Metamorphosis in a Chaotic Age

An exhibition between Oxygen Art Centre + Kootenay Gallery of Art and Science. Postponed until June 2021. Stay tuned for the new exhibition dates.

2020: “All that Glitters… Between Intra-action, Discursive Magic, Mountains and Grief”

in Curating Lively Objects: Post-disciplinary museum perspectives, eds., Dr. Lizzie Muller and Dr. Caroline Seck Langill, Routledge

2019: “SaltWalks: Vancouver, Nanaimo, Toronto”

in Journal of Public Pedagogies: Walking in/as Publics

2019: “Open and Wide: Figuring Digestion as Research-Creation” and “Research-Creation Interview with John Cussans” both in Knowings and Knots: Methodologies and Ecologies in Practice-Led Research, Natalie Loveless, editor, University of Alberta Press

Review of Natalie Loveless (ed.) Knowings and Knots: Methodologies and Ecologies in Research-Creation This comprehensive review includes a discussion of Cutler’s provocation “Open and Wide: Figuring Digestion as Research-Creation” as well as Cutler’s conversation with John Cussans called ‘Special Investigations’.