IN FOCUS: Carleton’s first butterfly show since the pandemic features dozens of species
The Butterfly Show welcomed the public into Carleton’s butterfly house, or lepidopterarium, to showcase this year’s selection of butterfly species.
‘They’re coming to life in Canada:’ Photography exhibit honours Latin American soldiers in world wars
First-ever Latin American soldiers exhibit in Canada marked the beginning of Latin American Heritage Month in Ottawa.
In focus: Hobbyists are driving a re-embrace of film photography in the digital age
Jamie Potvin, the darkroom instructor at the School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa — commonly known as SPAO — has been witnessing a revival of interest in film photography despite the dominance of digital cameras in the 21st century. “For a while, it was like these niche companies that were sustaining (film) for the hobbyist,” Potvin said. “Now the mainstream companies…
Impressions of an immersive experience: Claude Monet’s works find a creative home in exhibition at EY Centre
Imagine Monet is an immersive exhibition of the work of Claude Money running at the EY Centre near the Ottawa airport until Sept. 4.
Social media shift: App is gaining in popularity because of the desire to ‘BeReal’
The social media app BeReal is rising up the charts with a promise of spontaneous, candid images.
Karsh Award laureate selects three ‘emerging artists’ for 2022 exhibition
By Abigael Lynch Three young, emerging artists in Ottawa will get a chance to showcase their work next year in an Ottawa City Hall show celebrating photography and other lens-based work. The Karsh Award, one of Ottawa’s top art prizes, is presented every four years to a local photographer or other lens-based artist. The emerging artists were chosen by Andrew…
Faces of change: Ottawa photographer Katherine Takpannie uses her camera to raise awareness
Capital Current continues its occasional series profiling some of the people who are making a difference in our community: Katherine Takpannie says her journey with photography started when she was 15. “I have an uncle who gifted me a little point-and-shoot camera, and I had started a project called 365, when you take one photo a day for an entire…
In the midst of a surge in second-wave COVID-19 cases, Canadians paused on Nov. 11 to remember the sacrifices of soldiers who died and veterans who survived the First and Second World War, conflicts in Korea, Afghanistan and peacekeeping missions around the world. The pandemic made Remembrance Day 2020 a mostly virtual, physically distanced commemoration — a very different kind…