Using lens-based media, research and hand-made constructions, Flake transforms exhibition spaces into sites of reflection on political themes. The Canada Option examines the changes in American attitudes towards our northern neighbors as America leaned right by electing President Trump while Canada and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reaffirmed liberalism. Flake, who obtained her own Certificate of Canadian Citizenship one week prior to Trump’s election, has spent the past year listening and watching as her fellow citizens, family members, and refugees express their frustrations with the American political climate and desires to move. Only very few actually make the journey. Why is that?