There’s a thriving music and poetry scene in my former city of Calgary. So I was excited back in 2010 when my friend Laurie Fuhr asked me to photograph Poetry Island, part of the multifarious Sled Island Music & Arts Festival. Continue reading
This is an iPhone 4 (!) image from a trip to Santa Cruz and Big Sur in 2012. When our car rounded the bend and the full majesty came into view, I started weeping. One of my favourite places on earth.
I’ve been a fan of Krista Tippet’s rich and eclectic podcast, On Being since I first heard her now legendary interview with John O’Donohue. Her interviewing style is so nuanced and skillful that whoever she is in dialogue with feels like an intimate friend. It’s a masterful touch that few journalists can match. Continue reading
I had the opportunity to meet with activist filmmaker Nettie Wild in her Mt. Pleasant office, and I was struck by her articulate vision and gusto. Her presence left me with goosebumps after our wide ranging interview. Continue reading
I spoke with Brad Harms at Ming on 17th Avenue in Calgary. Many years have passed since this conversation, but I distinctly remember his swagger. A quick Google search tells me he’s still producing work and represented by NewZones. Kudos to him.
Originally published in Galleries West