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A weekly radio show called The MonkeySparrow with original stories and essays by myself and guests, and of course, jostling music. CKUW 95.9 fm Winnipeg. Every Tuesday, 10.30pm. Listen via mixcloud to avoid Judas Priest.

Giving a talk about The Cartae Open School, Flux Gallery, and aceartinc. at NSCAD and then Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland, October 2018.

Not For The World Would I Compare It To Anything a series of stories and essays. Chapbook published by Parameter Press, 26 April 2018. First run sold out; second digital run available here.



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hannah_g is a writer, contemporary storyteller, inter-disciplinary artist, mixtape DJ, and designer. She is interested in queer collectivity, place-making, and recollection.

She is also the Director of the Artist-Run Centre, aceartinc. and the editor of the gallery’s in-house annual publication, PaperWait. Here she co-founded Flux Gallery, the Cartae Open School, and the gallery’s first Indigenous Curatorial Residency.

She is available to write, perform, run workshops, mixtape DJ, and make things for you. hannah lives and works in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Treaty One Territory, Canada.



Mentor for 2017/18 Foundation Mentorship Program MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art) working with Grace Han and Sue Hoang.

One of the composers for Kristin Nelson’s project Sidney/Sydney. 25 August 2018

Art Holm performance, Tyranny Songs, Winnipeg, 11, 12, 13 May 2018

Book Retort Respondent for Also As Well Too library 5 April 2018.

HUB14 live-in residency recipient (Toronto), April 2018.

Panelist for Alternate Histories Symposium, University of Manitoba, 7 March 2018.

Writer in Residence for Young Lungs Dance Exchange  for the autumn 2017 Research Series.

Screened Sometimes It’s Hard at Platform Gallery’s Shorts members’ screening, 22 Nov 2017

Published in Contemporary Verse 2, the Convergence issue, 2017

Anecdotalist-in-Residence, Flotilla Artist Run Centre Biennial Gathering, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Sept 2017

Workshop participant: Museum Queeries: Intersectional Interventions into Museum Cultures and Practice, June 2017

Nominated for Investor’s Group Making a Difference  Winnipeg Arts Councils Award, 2017

Nominated: MonkeySparrow radio show Best Spoken Word; Community Engagement; and Listener’s Choice Best Spoken Word for CKUW. 2017

Awarded Winnipeg Art Council grant to write Not For The World Would I Compare It To Anything, experimental story and essays to be published by Parameter Press in Winter 2017/18

Choreography Across Disciplines thematic residency directed by Ame Henderson & Christopher House;  Banff Centre,  December 2016

Awarded Runner Up for Canadian Art art writing prize 2016

Short essay for Hive Mind, a group exhibition at  Martha Street Studio 6 April 2016

Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival 11 & 12 May 2016

Winner: CKUW 95.9fm, Best Spoken Word show 2016.

Syn-O-Nym Tallest Poppy Artist In Residence, 27&28 February 2016.

DJ MonkeySparrow for Waterfront Massage Therapy 5 year anniversary celebration, 29 January 2016.

DJ MonkeySparrow for Martha Street Studio fundraiser, December 2015.

Led the MAWA Theory & Beer session: Against Interpretation, November 2015.

Creating and recording stories for the archive in response to artefacts in the Tiverton Museum Collection. July 2015

Delivering the prologue to Estate: A Reverie for Winnipeg Architecture Film Festival. Saturday 18 April 2015, 7pm.

Leading a Jane’s Walk on Sunday 3 May 2015: Contemporary Folklore Along the Assiniboine.

Telling stories at the Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival. Support act on 8 May 2015.