Category Archives: Documentary photography

Defining the library as a connective and democratic space for learning: Riddell Library and Learning Centre, Mount Royal University

Libraries old and new Libraries have operated as repositories of printed information and knowledge for centuries. One of the oldest and most famous in Europe, the Bodleian Library (Oxford), opened in 1602. Common practice then was to chain up their … Continue reading

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Steven Wilson’s Expressions To The Bone

Social prog “It’s not what you’ll possess. It’s how you will express the essence of you.” So goes the opening lines to the final track, Song of Unborn on Steven Wilson’s new album To the Bone. Like other songs on … Continue reading

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Exploring for knowledge at the Riddell Library, MRU

Ascent of Mount Royal Earlier this summer, the brand new Riddell Library and Learning Centre opened for the business of study at Mount Royal University in Calgary. For a short while, the doors were open, books could be borrowed but … Continue reading

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We are all Villagers! Ice cream in Marda Loop, Calgary

Do you recall a moment in your childhood about ice cream and summer? Maybe a cone on the beach, when the sand got mingled with the runny deliciousness to give it that unwanted gritty feeling? Or the angst, and maybe … Continue reading

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Sweat work in the sugar plantations of Peru: backgrounder on the documentary film Sugar

Have you ever wondered what it takes to get that sugar you need to get your tea or coffee feeling just right in the morning? These photographs of sugarcane plantation workers in Peru were shot in 2016 (Canon 5D Mark … Continue reading

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The edge of the world: Trump and the #ParisAgreement

The Rose Garden, a normally beautiful part of the White House in Washington DC,  was the sunny scene for a thorny message yesterday. President Donald Trump made it his “solemn duty” to withdraw the United States of America from the … Continue reading

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World film premiere and release of Hockey Road Trip: Montana

Hockey road trip documentary film premiere in Edmonton Hockey Road Trip: Montana had its world premiere last weekend at IceDance, an alternative hockey film event. Programmed to coincide with the Alberta Hockey Provincial Championships, the event attracted a large, receptive audience … Continue reading

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