New blood (part II)

Benjamin Freedman Statement about the project: In November 2014 I began a two month residency in northern Iceland where I became interested in the countries unique topographic features. Its low mountains and fascinating geological specimens inspired this sci-fi photo book that is meant to playfully illustrate a fictional story about a lunar phenomenon taking place…

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┐ Laurie Kang, multiple folds and a print └

© Laurie Kang, Untitled, C-print, 2013 © Laurie Kang, Untitled form (Sufficiency), Chromogenic paper, clamp, nail, 2012 © Laurie Kang, Untitled Forms (Sufficiency) Chromogenic paper, nail, clamp and C-print, nail, clamp, 2013 © Laurie Kang, Psychogeographic Waterfall, C-prints, 16″ x 20″, 2011 © Laurie Kang, Confused archive, 2013 © Laurie Kang, Natural Image (Unknown duration,…

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┐ Caitlin Rueter └

How To Be is a series of exercises that revisit and reimagine early 19th century primers for “young ladies.” I stumbled upon these manuals while researching 19th century etiquette books. Most include etiquette but only as part of a more comprehensive course of education. They were intended for upper-class girls and women who had few…

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┐ Adad Hannah └

© Adad Hannah, Safari #2, from the project Safari, 2011 “Safari is a collaboration between film director Denys Arcand and artist Adad Hannah produced for the exhibition Big Bang, which celebrates the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ 150th Anniversary and the opening of a new pavilion. The set for Safari is the Safari Seating Environment…

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┐ Moyra Davey └

© Moyra Davey, The Coffee Shop, The Library, 2011 25 C-prints, tape, postage, ink © Moyra Davey, Musik, 2010 © Moyra Davey, The Whites of Your Eyes (for Bill Horrigan), 2010 25 C-prints, tape, postage, ink © Moyra Davey, The Whites of Your Eyes (for Bill Horrigan), 2010 I’d say that these pictures are about…

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┐ Todd McLellan └

© Todd McLellan, Old Camera, from his recent work Disassembly © Todd McLellan, Apart Camera, from his recent work Disassembly © Todd McLellan, Old Typewriter, from his recent work Disassembly © Todd McLellan, Apart Typewriter, from his recent work Disassembly ‘disassembly’ by canadian photographer todd mclellan is a series of images capturing old relics of…

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┐ Pierre Dalpé └

© Pierre Dalpé, Manny and Josephine, 1999 © Pierre Dalpé, Saul, Sarah and Johanne, 1998 “Capitalizing on the multiplicity of an individual’s personality and the many selves housed within all of us, Pierre Dalpé approaches each of his subjects with a duplicitous heart: he twins his subjects within the frame to expose the construction of…

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┐ The noise we can └

Protest in Montreal against the rise of tuition fees in Quebec and the new law 78. Every evening at 8pm people meet in the street with their pots and pans and make all the noise they can. The song (INTUITION #1 – Avec pas d’casque / avecpasdcasque.bandcamp.com/album/astronomietranslated) reads something like this: You will say, you…

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┐ Noel Rodo-Vankeulen └

@ Noel Rodo-Vankeulen, hood, from the series Flower City (work in progress) @ Noel Rodo-Vankeulen, gray, from the series Flower City (work in progress) @ Noel Rodo-Vankeulen, twin, from the series Flower City (work in progress) In Flower City I’m focusing on the area where I live (Brampton, Ontario), a relative nowhere city transformed by…

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┐ Brendan George Ko └

© Brendan George Ko, Ablution, from the series The Barking Wall, 2010-11 © Brendan George Ko, Tomb, from the series The Barking Wall, 2010-11 I remember as a kid I used to cover my face with my hands, and peek at the world through my fingers. I could see the world, but the world couldn’t…

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┐ Alex Kisilevich #2 └

I published one of Alex’s photographs from a work in collaboration with Lindsay Page more than a year ago but I ran into his work again and though his process is worth a little more attention than the one given before, so here’s Alex comeback. © Alex Kisilevich, Salesman, 2009 © Alex Kisilevich, Stick-Figure, 2011…

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┐ Marisa Portolese └

© Marisa Portolese, Maya, from the series Imagined Paradise © Marisa Portolese, Celia, from the series Imagined Paradise “The Imagined Paradise series is about having an aesthetic experience that is surreal and attainable only through flight of the imagination. The images present the viewer with two distinct universes, the real and imagined. The subjects are…

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┐ Meryl McMaster └

© Meryl McMaster, Sentience, from the series In-between worlds, 2010 © Meryl McMaster, Viage, from the series In-between worlds, 2010 “In-Between Worlds explores the mixing and transforming of my bi-cultural identities – Aboriginal and Euro-Canadian – and addresses the idea of liminality; of being betwixt and between cultural identities and histories. The series presents a…

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┐ Luce Pelletier └

© Luce Pelletier, Le leurre de l’hêtre, from the series The Lure, 2004 © Luce Pelletier, Le leurre du plantain, from the series The Lure, 2004 “The series of The lure (2004) is composed of ten photographs in big format are imprinted on silk cloth (127 x 154cm). The Lure’s representing glove plants, placed in…

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┐ Éliane Excoffier └

© Éliane Excoffier © Éliane Excoffier “Excoffier’s tableaux bespeak a coherent narrative of the human drama. Despite postmodernism’s grandiloquent discourse about “paradigm shifts,” our tragicomedy most often unfolds incrementally, rather than by leaps and bounds. Likewise, the theatre of our lives resides rarely on mountaintops, but instead usually at the myriad interstices that we overlook…

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┐ Chih-Chien Wang └

© Chih-Chien Wang, Banana skin on chair, from the Jelly Project #2, 2009 © Chih-Chien Wang, Feet with dry leaves, from the series The centre of the forest is a lake like mirror, 2005 © Chih-Chien Wang, Crabs, from the series The centre of the forest is a lake like mirror, 2005 “In his photographs,…

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║ Erik Osberg ║

© Erik Osberg, Erik and Carl, 1988, from the series Layla, Ryan, Erik, and Carl, 2007 © Erik Osberg, from the series Layla, Ryan, Erik, and Carl “I think photography and writing are very similar, in so far as their various forms and traditions are simultaneously concrete and elastic. There are people who make genre-based…

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║ Lisa Klasptock ║

© Lisa Klapstock, Beige sofa, from the series Living room, 2004 © Lisa Klapstock, Yellow armchair, from the series Living room, 2000 “Since 1998, I have been developing a body of work shot exclusively in laneways around my neighbourhood in downtown Toronto. The laneway is a discrete and relatively uncontrolled urban space where the boundary…

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║ Janieta Eyre ║

© Janieta Eyre, Motherhood, from the series Motherhood © Janieta Eyre, Two pages from my diary, from the series Lady Lazarus “Speaking of photographs of racing horses, Rodin once said ‘It is the artist who is truthful and the camera that lies because, in reality; time does not stand still”. When Janieta Eyre states that…

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