Lee Gass Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/88 en Something I Admire about Surgeons http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/12/13/something-i-admire-about-surgeons Something I admire about surgeons, dentists, deep sea divers and astronauts is their ability to perform sensitive, technically demanding work wearing gloves.&nbsp; Working with gloves is a serious...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/12/13/something-i-admire-about-surgeons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Methods of Creation abrasion chainsaw disease proctology protection rectal exam rubber gloves sculpting stone sculpture surgery synesthesia vibration white-finger disease Tue, 14 Dec 2010 04:58:00 +0000 Lee Gass 5774 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com To Build a Fire http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/12/13/build-fire Sculptor Lee Gass reflects on Jack London's short story To Build a Fire and some childhood mistakes in the mountains in relation to his daily ritual of building a fire in his stove on Quadra Island.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/12/13/build-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Methods of Creation Books Life booting boots bootstrapping fire building fires Jack London To Build a Fire wilderness safety Tue, 14 Dec 2010 04:30:00 +0000 Lee Gass 5773 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Formats for community building and dialogue http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/12/08/formats-community-building-and-dialogue Bee biologist, university administrator, writer, and Experiments collaborator Mark Winston reflects on the limitations of disciplinary formats imposed by tradition. Using two very different kinds of <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/12/08/formats-community-building-and-dialogue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Methods of Creation community building dialogue Energy Experiments formats innovation out of the box Thu, 09 Dec 2010 14:37:00 +0000 Lee Gass 5716 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Reflections on Experiments http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/12/08/reflections-experiments Sculptor Lee Gass introduces a series of articles inspired by the dance production Experiments. They will be written by members of the Experiments cast, crew, and consultants, and each will use the b<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/12/08/reflections-experiments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Methods of Creation collaboration dance dialogue Experiments interactive engagement Science Thu, 09 Dec 2010 13:49:00 +0000 Lee Gass 5715 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Thank you Twyla Bella: Experiments Six http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/12/02/thank-you-twyla-bella-experiments-six Sculptor, educator, and hummingbird biologist Lee Gass thanks Twyla Bella for a beautiful gift. Twyla, who is 6 years old, made a big piece of felt in school, then painted a hummingbird on it. That <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/12/02/thank-you-twyla-bella-experiments-six" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Methods of Creation children's art choreography dance hummingbirds Science sculpture stories Fri, 03 Dec 2010 04:59:00 +0000 Lee Gass 5634 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Kids, Hummingbirds, and the RCMP: Experiments Seven http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/12/02/kids-hummingbirds-and-rcmp-experiments-seven Sculptor, educator, and scientist Lee Gass tells about an educational experiment about hummingbirds on Galiano Island. The central element of the story is a conversation Lee had with an RCMP Constabl<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/12/02/kids-hummingbirds-and-rcmp-experiments-seven" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Methods of Creation children's art education hummingbirds interdisciplinary education Lee Gass natural history police radar RCMP Science stories Fri, 03 Dec 2010 04:16:00 +0000 Lee Gass 5644 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Graphing in Sculpting and Choreography: Experiments Five http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/11/26/graphing-sculpting-and-choreography-experiments-five Sculptor Lee Gass discusses uses of graphing in science and sculpting, and speculates about uses in choreography.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/11/26/graphing-sculpting-and-choreography-experiments-five" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Methods of Creation choreography dance graphing graphs Lee Gass Science sculpting sculptures Fri, 26 Nov 2010 21:20:00 +0000 Lee Gass 5571 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Repetition, precision and chaos: Experiments Four http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/11/22/repetition-precision-and-chaos-experiments-four Sculptor Lee Gass muses about what he sees as deep similarities between science and choreography.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/11/22/repetition-precision-and-chaos-experiments-four" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Methods of Creation art choreography Experiments learning LINK Dance Foundation Science Tue, 23 Nov 2010 12:51:00 +0000 Lee Gass 5504 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Arabesque: Experiments Three http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/11/21/arabesque-experiments-three This about how I, a sculptor, came to be a collaborator of the Experiments dance production (November 25 - 27 at the Scotiabank Dance Centre), and what it means to me.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/11/21/arabesque-experiments-three" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Methods of Creation communication dance Experiments linguistics LINKDance Foundation stories Mon, 22 Nov 2010 06:23:00 +0000 Lee Gass 5494 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com A story for Twyla Bella: Experiments Two http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/11/20/story-twyla-bella-experiments-two &nbsp;My friend Twyla Bella is 6 years old.&nbsp; She lives on Bowen Island, and I’ve known her parents for many years.&nbsp; Her Mother is Gail Lotenberg, the choreographer a group of behavioural...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/methodscreation/2010/11/20/story-twyla-bella-experiments-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Methods of Creation choreography dance hummingbirds Science sculpture stone sculpture stories Sun, 21 Nov 2010 04:44:00 +0000 Lee Gass 5481 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com