I am a freelance photographer and writer based in Toronto, but always on the move.
My studies in photography, film and media led to an obsessive fascination with old analogue photographs. I collect them, study them, tweet about them.
Aside from traditional analogue and now digital photography, I dabble in historical processes to better understand the creation and preservation of images. I find highly stable processes such as platinum, carbon printing and chrysotypes (a process using gold instead of the traditional silver salts to make an image) to be the most rewarding to produce. Maybe because I know they will live longer than me.
I feel that writing is intrinsically bound to image making. A news story without a photo is less impressive to our imagination, just as an old photo with an inscription carries greater intrigue. With words we can inflict meaning, give context and build narratives. Precisely what this blog is about.
Questions, comments and commissions: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLIENTS: Vol Magazine (Denmark), The Mint Agency (Canada), The Toronto Star (Canada), Republikken (Denmark), Circus Communication (Canada), The Holt Renfrew Centre (Canada), Schur (Denmark), Pathfinder (Denmark), Relative Space (Canada), Waldzell Institute (Austria), Em Fau Designs (Denmark), Fervent Events (Canada), Batch Films (Canada), The Grid (Toronto), GNC (New York), Comptoir des Cottoniers (Paris), Theory (New York)…
Represented by SIPA Press, New York/Paris.