jaz is a 2 spirit anti-professional, working as an interdisciplinary artist centering community care, ancestral connections and qtpoc relief. they live semi-nomadically, along the unceded west coast of turtle island as well as the interior of so-called british columbia. jaz’s ancestry ties them to unceded secwepemcúl’ecw in the southern interior of so-called british columbia and more distantly to scotland, though the bulk of their art practice blooms within the unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (musqueam), skwxwú7mesh (squamish) and səl̓ílwətaʔ/selilwitulh (tsleil-waututh) nations where they have been overwhelmed with the warmheartedness, generosity and support of the host nations and indigiqueer community.

Last updated: February 2021