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Saturday, August 4, 2012

McLean Fahnestock: All 135 shuttle launches viewed simultaneously

I had the pleasure of attending McLean Fahnestock's 'artist talk' at the opening of her exhibition Space Agency at Harcourt House, August 2, 2012.  This powerful video mosaic, Grand Finale, fills the viewer with wonder, dread and awe:

Also on display are altered photographs of rocket lift-offs with the spacecraft seamlessly removed, a darkly humorous and enigmatic visual spin on archetypal, iconic imagery.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Phenomenon: Photographs selected from my digital image collection

Cudgel of Hercules                   Poland

Growth and Decay

Front Range: Rocky Mountains  near Nordegg Alberta

Launch Trail

Freeman River,  Alberta     Late June 2012

Southern Sunset


Looking East: 110 Avenue  Edmonton Alberta   July 2010

Shuttle Launch

Dwayne Harty          Nahini Valley


Midwest Dust Storm

Building Vapour Mass

The Heavens

Iraqi Haboob

A wealth of splendour

Edward Burtynsky                                                                                                         Ship Breaking

   Tower:  Northlands Race Track                                                                                                                        Edmonton, Alberta

Sturrock Creek   Alberta

Magnus von Tiesenhausen's acuity of vision

unknown source



Approach                                                                                                                                             photo credit: Angela Inglis

Southern Alberta          July 2012

Saskatchewan Badlands                                                                                                                              photographer unknown

View of Farmland                                                                                                                                                         Glenn Gonnis

Wind Farm                     Pincher Creek, Alberta (?)

Hills on fire