ice fishing in gimli : reviews + squibs (and an award)
"... it's like the Governor-General's award, the Giller and the Nobel Prize for artists' books all in one ..."
— excerpt from the author's acceptance speech
The Art Gallery of York University (AGYU), Artists' Book of the Moment award (ABotM).
*please note: the "A" in ABotM is silent
reviews + features
The Globe and Mail, Focus section Endpaper
Marcus Boon, In Praise of Copying
John Coward, The Interlake Spectator
Virginie Doré Lemonde, Ciel variable
Alison Gillmor, Plug In ICA exhibition text
2nd progress edition, 2006
Gary Michael Dault, Border Crossings
1st progress edition, 2004
Jeanne Randolph, Fuse Magazine
Some art pundits are hailing Ice Fishing in Gimli as one of the most significant works produced here in decades.
Alison Mayes, "The Buzz," Winnipeg Free Press
#1. Rob Kovitz's multi-volume ten-years-in-the-making Ice Fishing in Gimli bookwork is a classic already. Bravo to long term projects, I say.
Cliff Eyland, "2009 Critics' Picks," Akimblog
Ice Fishing in Gimli - a new nation to frolick in. Or perhaps more appropriately ice core to drill into.
Mrs O'Kana, Literature et folie
It's like a series of footprints ...
Bedtime reading ...
It was the cannibalism on Lake Winnipeg that got my attention …
David Humniski, Interlake Spectator
The Best Books and Comics of 2009
I am currently saving to buy the complete work. It is as far as I can see a phenomenal piece of work on adventure and existence.
Ralph Dorey, Go Forth and Thrash
I can't tell you what the point of Ice Fishing In Gimli is …
Jasia, "Reading the Unreadable," Midnight Poutine
the art of poetry
Horace, The Art of Poetry
Musée J.-Armand Bombardier