Over the course of the last year Boston-based photographer has been working with to produce a photo essay tracing the rise of public art in Toronto. His ongoing series explores the way in which this work animates the city’s unique canvas, dissolving traditional distinctions between public and private, home and institution, natural and urban, high art and daily life.
This is the first of many “photo essays’ we will be publishing in the months to come at Nearshore Americas. Enjoy and feel free to suggest the next city we should feature!
NOT OFFICIAL VIDEO - PHOTO ESSAY. This is just a little project I'm doing for University. Its just a walk through of Yorkville to the iconic University of Toronto University College Doorway. Enjoys!
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Location: Yorkville, Toronto, Canada
Song: City of Blinding Lights - U2
All copyrights for City of Blinding Lights is held by U2.
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