Where I have been.

This will be my first blog post in some time, and not the only one I will be doing in the next couple of days...we need to catch up! The last time I wrote I told you about the residency I had been awarded in Nova Scotia, with Great Island Arts. And about my acceptance into … Continue reading Where I have been.

Reach out if you can help.

Hello. My name is Allyson Proulx, aka Lefty Smudges. I am a self-taught, professional, multimedia artist and writer currently focused on generating experiences of magic and generosity alongside Deshkan Ziibi (Anishnaabemowin) in London, Ontario. To get the ball rolling, in January, I began a daily correspondence project titled, Alone, together. To make sure the ball had somewhere … Continue reading Reach out if you can help.

Cover your crotch, or (What I Don’t Understand, Writing PTSD Pt.1).

  My goodness. Pages, you have to save me today. I need saving today. I need a friend. I need a mother. I need a father. I need sisters. I need a brother. I am in need today. You have to save me. Do you understand? Relationships are the hardest thing. To let someone in. … Continue reading Cover your crotch, or (What I Don’t Understand, Writing PTSD Pt.1).