Bio-3-human I am a multi-disciplinary artist based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Whether working with words, pictures or audio, I'm drawn to projects that use both journalistic and artistic methods to explore the relationship between our exterior and interior selves, unravelling layers of understanding about how difference influences identity beyond the surface and seen, and how stories told and untold shape us. MY BACKGROUND I began my career as a writer, editor and paginator for Canadian newspapers and magazines. It was when I was in my early 30s, after a decade working in print, that an early love of photography was rekindled when I turned my amateur Pentax lens on others in the facial differences community to which I belong. Photography, to me, is as much about the stories behind the images as the pictures themselves, and this is why enjoy I working behind the scenes to bring together a project. As a co-ordinator, writer and editor with the non-profit photo collective PhotoSensitive, I've assisted with the production of photo exhibitions about individuals affected by cancer and childhood disability, and interviewed photo subjects to create accompanying text and audio content. More recently the importance of sharing our own stories in our own voice came into focus for me when I joined a team of artists and academics facilitating Project Re•Vision digital storytelling workshops for individuals with differences and disabilities. Trained by a team from the Center for Digital Storytelling, now called StoryCenter, I learned sometimes the simplest question you can ask someone is: "What is your story about between the lines? Why this story? Why now?" These days, my lens has started to turn inwards, exploring how stories of difference affect my own personal story for a radio doc I co-produced with Steve Wadhams for CBC Radio One's The Doc Project, and using Polaroids, poetry and clothespins to contemplate what holds us together in Jigajgo, created for Workman Arts' Mindset.