How often do you go out with the intention of finding the good, the marvellous, the wonderful? That’s what Sebastião Salgado did over a period of nine years. Starting out in 2004, he’s travelled and photographed unspoiled terrain in 32 countries to restore in himself a lost trust in everything. The results of those travels, […]Read more "Salgado’s Genesis"
It came a couple of days late this year, but Spring is definitely on its way. Stopping by Loblaws at Dupont and Christie, I had some fun with their Spring cleaning project – a series of paintings to hide the train tracks to the north. What is it about grocery stores that stimulates my whimsy? […]Read more "Finally Spring"
I always enjoy finding the time to do this. It gives me a sense of where I’ve been, where I’ve grown and where I still have much to do. It’s been way too long since the last one. I’ve been way too busy since summer started. I see trips to the lake, the Keys, New […]Read more "FRESH BAKED"
If you’re following NASA or the International Space Station, you probably know who Chris Hadfield is. He’s been in space since December 12th, and will soon take over as Commander of the ISS. When that happens, he will add “first Canadian commander of any ISS” to his CV, which already lists him as the first […]Read more "Our Poet in Space"
Sometimes the most powerful images are those that we don’t take. In the same way, not speaking sharpens what we want to say. Today was like that. So here are a series of images in words. First image: The widow, wheeled out in a wheelchair, her fragile body filling just half the chair. The wailing, […]Read more "Funeral"