Friday, February 11, 2011

Torontoist article about The Toronto Show

Seeing the City in The Toronto Show

Anyone who grew up in the periphery of this city and took photography in high school might remember taking a class trip to Toronto. It was a way to shake us out of relentlessly photographing our friends leaning on cars and our parents’ dog sitting in front of that semi-privacy, pressure-treated, backyard fence. Simple idea—change of scenery, change of scale, change of pace. The results certainly weren’t earth shattering, but they were eye opening. Buildings were form and contrast, street corners were urban compositions. Maybe it’s the unfamiliarity that makes a place seem extra visible....
By Amanda Happé (

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The Toronto Show will be open until February 26th.

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