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Kim Tomczak.

About MeEdit

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I was born in and grew up in Hamilton, Ontario, which was the featured article on February 29, 2008. I live elsewhere in Ontario now. I'm a doctoral student and have had a number of articles published on art, sound and media art. My main interests wiki-wise are media art (sound, video, electronic), Canadian art, contemporary art, art history from late-19th century to the 1970s (i.e. Modernism) and experimental film. I've been using the username Freshacconci for years and in other forums and for no other reason than my admiration for Vito Acconci, plus I like the sound of it. I've been editing on wiki since October 2006 as Freshacconci (I apparently registered on July 22, 2006 but didn't edit while logged in until October for some reason). Before that I occasionally edited as an anonymous visitor: it seems my first actual edit was on January 1, 2006.

Articles I've createdEdit

Lisa SteeleColin CampbellKazuo NakamuraIan Carr-HarrisGeorge Bures MillerRichard FungVancouver SchoolArnaud MaggsNSCAD conceptual artToronto School of communication theoryMark Lewis (artist)Oscar CahénHarold TownTerry Fox (artist)Gerard ByrneRay MeadCanadian Artformline artShiftPicture for WomenBirthday Suit – with scars and defectssingle-channel videoFlight StopKim Tomczak

Templates I've createdEdit


Articles I've worked onEdit

Stan Douglas, Jeff Wall, Relational Art, Wavelength, Gerald Ferguson, Jean-Paul Riopelle, a, A Novel, Video art, Janet Cardiff, Structural film, Sylvie Bélanger, Michael Snow, Joyce Wieland, Andy Warhol, Jack Bush, Iain Baxter&, Scott Walker

Priority articles to work onEdit

Relational art, Stan Douglas, Vancouver School, Rodney Graham, Wavelength, Gene Clark, László Moholy-Nagy, Video art, Jeff Wall

Some stuff I plan to work onEdit

Stan Douglas, George Bures Miller, Oscar Cahén, Hortense Gordon, Tom Hodgson, Alexandra Luke, Ray Mead, Harold Town, Walter Yarwood, Rodney Graham, Vito Acconci, Shirin Neshat, Guillaume Bijl, Gene Clark, László Moholy-Nagy, Jeff Wall, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Richard Fung, Canadian artist-run centres, Vancouver School, Emma Lake Artist's Workshops, Regina Five, Relational art, William McElcheran, Arnaud Maggs, Nicolas Baier, Installation art, Not-for-profit arts organization, Video art, Gordon Matta-Clark, Ian Wallace (artist)

And here it all beganEdit

Notice the tilde confusion?

  The Bronze Maple Leaf Award
This maple leaf is awarded to Freshacconci for creating the article Flight Stop during the third year of The 10,000 Challenge of WikiProject Canada. Congratulations, and thank you for your contributions! Reidgreg (talk) 17:07, 26 November 2019 (UTC)
  The Defender of the Wiki Barnstar
For standing up for fellow wikipedians. Averting possible outing of another user. Ekabhishektalk 11:46, 14 June 2013 (UTC)
  The Invisible Barnstar
For superlative talk page lurking, and for being a good sport about the subject. :) Durova319 01:59, 16 September 2009 (UTC)
  The Special Barnstar
For this edit to the article Defamation. I commend you! Law Lord (talk) 14:50, 30 July 2009 (UTC)
  The Helping Hand Barnstar
For being so nice to the newb! Thank you! Deadchildstar (talk) 22:48, 12 July 2009 (UTC)
  The Barnstar of Integrity
I think that this is the best barnstar I could find to award you. I honestly think you are the best, nicest person on wikipedia who is also incredibly helpful and inteligent and I thank you for everything :D Mczack26 (talk) 17:56, 25 February 2009 (UTC)
  The Original Barnstar
For your tireless fight against vandalism, and restoring my user page. E Wing (talk) 12:04, 16 June 2008 (UTC)
  The Special Barnstar
Thanks for helping me to not turn into a vandal and for forgiving me during me and my friends short vandalism spurt. Keep up the good work! Mczack26 (talk) 20:09, 5 April 2008 (UTC)
  The RickK Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
For constantly fighting vandalism, I award you this barnstar. Spiby 11:05, 19 March 2008 (UTC)
  The Defender of the Wiki Barnstar
For your work upholding BLP. Tyrenius 03:43, 1 December 2007 (UTC)
  The Special Barnstar
Thanks for helping with the InfoArt cleanup project. Tyrenius 21:48, 22 June 2007 (UTC)
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