I am a telescope for queer space.
The universe, by nature, is mysterious and queer.
Exhausted by perspectives that lack the imagination and diversity it demands; I am revealing the queerness of the cosmos through visual narrative.
My name is Mackenzie Bedford. I am a multi-disciplinary artist obsessed with combining colour, light and movement.
Influences stem from their experience as a queer kid growing up in a small mountain town, with her eyes on the shiny city, and the Internet as her only escape.
Originally from, Ktunaxa Territory, Golden, BC, they are now based in Mohkinstiss, Calgary, AB since 2011. She built her creative foundations with a Visual Arts Diploma from Red Deer College before applying them with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing at Mount Royal University.
Establishing herself in Calgary by managing community and communications for startups and nonprofits for several years inspired her to venture out as a freelance creative in 2020.
They're also an introverted sci-fi lover with a penchant for karaoke.
Personal mantra: Leave it better than you found it.