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A Room in the City

By (photographer) Gabor Gasztonyi
Introduction by Harold Rhenisch & Gabor Mate

'A Room in the City' is a self-revelatory journey into a world of darkness and light, a place of blatant lies and transcendent truths. Photographer Gabor Gasztonyi presents a Vancouver with deep roots in an otherwise forgotten past, and an East End populated by people seeking ... Read more

Marlene Creates

Edited by Susan Gibson Garvey & Andrea Kunard

« . .. j’ai pu intervenir simplement, sans laisser de traces durables sur le terrain.  »

Jeune encore, l’artiste Marlene Creates signalait déjà en 1979 son intention de se démarquer des installations de terrassement monumentales de l’époque pour s’intéresser, ... Read more

Nan Goldin

By Martine Delvaux, Martine Delvaux
Translated by David Homel, and David Homel

In her new book, the feminist author Martine Delvaux links her own experience as a writer with that of the American photographer and installation artist Nan Goldin, whose life has been marked by the suicide of her beloved older sister Barbara, and who is best-known for her intimate ... Read more

Nan Goldin: The Warrior Medusa

By Martine Delvaux
Translated by David Homel

In her new book, the feminist author Martine Delvaux links her own experience as a writer with that of the American photographer and installation artist Nan Goldin, whose life has been marked by the suicide of her beloved older sister Barbara, and who is best-known for her intimate ... Read more

Ned Pratt

By Mireille Eagan, Sarah Fillmore, Ray Cronin, and Jonathan Shaughnessy

The world in bold; Newfoundland in abstract.

"It is the landscape that endures, it is the landscape that remains in control. " — Ned Pratt

With Ned Pratt, there is no nostalgia, no romance, no theatre. His interest in the Newfoundland landscape forms the foundation for his ... Read more

Slow Seconds

By Ronald Rees & Joshua Green

George Taylor's vivid New Brunswick of yesteryear comes to life.

The photographs of George Taylor (1838-1913) offer viewers a fascinating glimpse into nineteenth-century New Brunswick. Taylor's career coincided with a period when photographers began to provide Canadians with ... Read more