Photoessays & Documentaries
From July 7th to August 6th, 2015, we walked 700 kilometres, from Pennsylvania to Ontario. A stranger asked if we were walking to learn how to work and be together. This was certainly part of it.
In July 2015, Erin Brubacher and Christine Brubaker, two politically left, secular, ... Read more
Edited by Sophie Hackett, Andrea Kunard, and Urs Stahel
Winner, Canadian Museum Association Award for Research in Art
A controversial idea currently under vigorous and passionate international debate that would recognize the "human signature" on the planet.
Anthropocene is the latest book by Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, and ... Read more
By SD Holman
Butch: Not Like the Other Girls is a photographic exploration of the liminal spaces occupied by female masculinity in contemporary communities. Its first incarnation exhibited as a public art project in transit shelters around Vancouver in March-April 2013, with a simultaneous ... Read more
Chicago Folk includes over 150 of Raeburn Flerlages’s photographs of folk musicians during the 1960s. No other book has presented a portrait of such a vibrant urban folk milieu, featuring popular performers such as Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, the Weavers, and so many ... Read more
Before there was Drake, there was The 6. The genesis and rise of Toronto's Hip Hop culture.
Amongst the algorithmic pulsations that remap informational networks at the whim of any giant tech company, hip hop culture produces ways of knowing (and being in) the world that continually ... Read more
By Brian Blair
The photographs in this volume are evocations made visible through reflection, observation, exploration, and expression … the embodiment of memory, renderings of personal emotional truth … recollections of the photographer’s life during the 1970s, spanning the decade he ... Read more
Photographs by Thaddeus Holownia
Introduction by Robert Tombs
"In each image of Headlighting, a single vehicle’s side view is centred in the foreground, its long horizontal shape reinforced by the geometry of the 8x20-inch frame. . .. The principal allusion is that relationships develop between humans and technology. Each image’s long ... Read more
While lunching one day in Paris, long-time friends and collaborators John Armstrong and Paul Collins drew up a list of 49 random words that would become the subjects of a series of photographs. The first of these was 'Jim ->', a reference to the graffiti scratched into the ... Read more
When the pandemic began in March 2020, Calgary emergency physician Heather Patterson was already feeling burnt out. Photography had always been a way of unwinding for her, and as the pandemic gathered speed, Patterson decided to begin chronicling it. Shadows and Light presents ... Read more
On the first weekend in October, Nova Scotia artists and artisans throw open their studio doors, and locals and tourists alike, Studio Rally maps in hand, hit the highways and byways to pay a few calls. In 1992, Adriane Abbott, a Halifax textile artist, and Beverly McClare, ... Read more