Category: Photography

The Art of Image Transfers

It’s possible to view the work of photographer Patrick Lajoie and not notice at first that it’s an image transfer onto birch panel, but upon closer look, the grain of the wood becomes visible and melds beautifully into the background.

Remembering the real Winnie the Pooh

An exhibit at the Ryerson Image Centre tells the story of Canadian soldier and veterinarian Harry Colebourn (1887–1947), who, at the onset of World War I, purchased a pet bear he named Winnie, after his hometown of Winnipeg. When his regiment shipped out, Harry took Winnie with him, […]

A century of same-sex couples

In Reunions, Steven Beckly reclaims old photographs of same-sex couples, constructing a contemporary album “through the queering of past identities, relationships, and histories,” the Toronto-based artist says. He’s at Toronto Image Works Gallery to May 31, part of the Scotiabank Contact Festival.

Snowbirds: Les Québécois in Florida

Montreal photographer Mika Goodfriend created Snowbirds, a documentary study of Breezy Hill RV trailer park, a tightly knit community of French Québécois retirees in Pompano Beach, Florida (home to the largest concentration of Québécois outside Québec).  The series examines how these winter transplants import their unique identity and culture […]

Dreaming of Spring

At this time of year (at least in the north, where I live) Sherrie Hunt’s digital photo collages are reminders of oncoming spring. The Virginia-based artist, photographer and video and animation producer is inspired by nature.

Sanne De Wilde’s Snow White

Flemish photographer Sanne De Wilde makes her North American exhibition debut in Peterborough with Snow White, her Albino portrait series. Constantly observed, yet unseen for who they really are, Albinos deal with stereotypes and negative connotations, De Wilde says.