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The city of Calgary in Canada grew rapidly during the mid 2000’s due to rising oil prices and an economy primarily built on oil. The results of t… Read More
The city of Calgary in Canada grew rapidly during the mid 2000’s due to rising oil prices and an economy primarily built on oil. The results of this changing economy benefited construction and new suburban developments as demand increased to a rate the industry could not maintain pace with. This resulted in vast temporal landscapes of machined land, barren of topsoil and punctuated by light standards, electrical poles, dead-end roads, and shells of future homes. This landscape of construction ironically exhibited a post-apocalyptic aesthetic as the landscape was destroyed in order to be rebuilt. This series was shot with a Holga and was exhibited as 10 x 10" silver gelatin prints at the Mooncruise Gallery in Vancouver, 2006, as part of a group show called PLASTIC. Read Less
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