Christen Oakes (BDes, MLA) is interested in how landscapes access and alter the emotional realms of their inhabitants, and in using pedagogy to inspire others. With a background in industrial design, intermedia art, and landscape architecture, she moves between design, art, and theory as methods for her work.
MLA Graduate Project, 2022.
Senakw to Vanier Park: A Landscape Colonized
Philip Tattersfield Competition Honourable Mention, BCSLA, 2020.
Understanding Decolonization in Placemaking Practices: A Settler’s Attempt
Inclusion by Design
Together: Alberta’s Notebook for the Global Goals, by the Alberta
Council for Global Cooperation, 2017.
Landscapes in Making
Contributed work: i have done nothing wrong. Group exhibition, digital, 2021.
Some Days Are Better Than Others
Contributed work: Delicate Territory. Group exhibition. Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton AB, 2017.
Art installation. University of Alberta Rutherford South Library, 2016.