Ioco / Belcarra Cottages / Port Moody – 2019

The video installation Ioco / Belcarra Cottages / Port Moody was completed in February 2018. This installation is designed to be displayed on three separate screens accompanied by a 21-minute art sound composition. This installation is being currently exhibited in … Continue reading

Vis-à-vis / Face to Face – 2018

En français (text in English below) L’œuvre Vis-à-vis / Face to Face créée durant la résidence d’artiste Contextualisation organisée par Réseau Nord-Ouest et financée par Patrimoine canadien et le Conseil des arts du Canada a été présentée en novembre 2018 … Continue reading

Ocean Falls – 2015

Based in Vancouver, each time I have travelled by boat or seaplane to document communities on the West Coast of BC, I have been amazed by its immensity and the presence of humans in places so remote that it seems … Continue reading

Traces of BC Railways – 2014

The unification of Canada happened from east to west at least in part because of the transcontinental railway. The essential condition for British Columbia to join the Canadian Confederation was the promise of a railroad. The first passenger trains of … Continue reading

Urban Findings – 2013

In 2013, I explored urban sites that retain signs of past or historical periods. – In Prince George, while photographing some lumber mills, I came across the CN truss rail bridge over the Fraser River, built in 1914 by the … Continue reading

Industrial Edges – 2011

These photos were taken on Mitchell Island, Vancouver, BC. In these industrial districts I can “lose” myself for hours. For the first time I took photos with my commercial photographer friend, Yvon Ouellet, who graciously agreed to take photos in … Continue reading

France – 2011

In the summer of 2011, while visiting my family, I decided to photograph in black and white film to reconnect with the way I used to take photos in the late ’70s when living in France. I spent a week … Continue reading

Montréal – 2010

In August 2010, I spent most of my days at Le canal de Lachine in Montréal, Québec. The old buildings along the canal have either been kept as they are for artists’ studios, renovated into condominiums, or left to deteriorate. … Continue reading

Giants Leap / À pas de géants

The 54-minute documentary Giants Leap/ À pas de géants, collaboration with filmmaker Lynsey Hamilton, is a diverse portrait of a changing neighbourhood, Vancouver Downtown South, raising questions of progress, heritage preservation, housing and culture, and it represents the changing values … Continue reading

Almost Gone, Remains of Cannery Villages

Almost Gone, Remains of Cannery Villages is a multi-media collage of photographs, video sequences, interviews and soundtrack. This 26-minute production evokes the essence of abandonment of the canning industry on the central and northern BC coasts, where the remains of … Continue reading

At the Edge of Wilderness

A collaboration with Hildegard Westerkamp, soundscape composer, resulted in a 400-slide, five-projector soundtracked installation entitled At the Edge of Wilderness. This installation, curated by the Western Front, explored the interaction of nature with the remains of some abandoned British Columbia mining … Continue reading