Darkness and Light at the John B. Aird Gallery

One of my photographs, Kodak Building 9, from the Toronto Kodak Factory site was chosen for the Ontario Society of Artists 139th Annual Open Juried Exhibition: Darkness and Light! The exhibition runs March 6 - 30 at the John B. Aird Gallery (900 Bay Street, Macdonald Block, Toronto, ON, M7A 1C), and the Opening Reception /Awards Presentation is Thursday March 8, 6-8pm.

Modern Canadian Interiors UPDATE!

Modern Canadian Interiors, the first book by the TLR Club (Richelle Forsey, Martin Helmut Reis, Alejandro Valencia, Kevin McBride and Colin Savage), is a photographic journey of abandoned spaces in Ontario including the Gravenhurst TB Sanatorium, the Old Don Jail, New York Pork, Firestone Tire, St. Clements Church and more… Is now available in four bookstores and galleries! the Art Gallery of Ontario shop EYELEVEL Gallery in Halifax...

A ceasefire with the KNU, the release of political prisoners…. change in Burma!

In 1997 I lived in the border area between Thailand and Burma for almost a year with members of the All Burma Students Democratic Front (ABSDF ), teaching English and volunteering in exchange for room & board so I could help/participate in their fight for democracy. 15 years on and change may be afoot in Burma and my friends may eventually be able to go home. I am...

Modern Canadian Interiors – a poster

  This poster was a submission that wasn't accepted. It appears here with the printers bleed. Chairs are the most often abandoned piece of furniture. This poster features my photos of my favourite abandoned chairs as they were found. People often design entire environments around a chair to illustrate the function or status of a room. Nothing changes when they leave. The chairs are now a suggestion of...

Writers Block

Inside the High Park Block Party: 13 houses wrapping the end of a block in High Park along Bloor St, between and on Oakmount Rd. and Pacific Ave. The houses are slated for demolition and/or are burning down.

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