November 1, 2017, I went to the media preview for National Gallery of Canada‘s Canadian Photography Institute fall-winter exhibition.
The official opening is November 3, 2017.
Gold and Silver: Images and Illusions of the Gold Rush
A review of a redefining of a founding event in American history through exceptional historical images – from November 3, 2017 to April 2, 2018
Frontera: Views of the U.S-Mexico Border
Seven photographers’images of the border between the United States and Mexico taken between 1997-2017 – From November 3, 2017 to April 2, 2018
PhotoLab 3: Between Friends
Photographs from Canadian photographer Andrea Rutkauskas’trip along the 8,000 KM border between the United States and Canada – November 3, 2017 to February 16, 2018
Taken on October 12, 2017
Taken on October 3, 2017.
On February 9, 2017,Ottawa Arts Council held their Sweetheart Cocktail for the Arts at the Bridgehead Roastery which was celebrating 35 years!
DJ Sweetcheeks provided the music for the night, photobooth from SPAO and speeches from the Ottawa Arts Council with an appearance from the mayor Jim Watson.
Click the below to see the photos.
Around 1000 people joined outside the US Embassy in Ottawa to form a human chain and protest this unconscionable, unconstitutional action that President Trump made issuing an executive order banning the entry of individuals from certain Muslim majority countries, temporarily suspending the entry of all refugees into the US, and barring the resettlement of Syrian refugees to the US indefinitely.
Speakers included Paul Dewar, Berak Hussain, Adam Gilani, Alex Neve, Dahabo Omar, Bara’a Arar, Amira Elghawaby and many more.