Photography

Yesterday the Palmerston Area Residents Association (PARA) re-dedicated eight local laneways with the names of people and organizations of significance to the area. I got photos of the parade and dedications.

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2018-10-20

2019-05-02

in Photography

Toronto350.org asked me to photograph their action outside the Toronto Dominion (TD) bank shareholder meeting downtown this morning, protesting continuing investment in fossil fuel projects. The electrical system on my 5D3 flickered and died, despite fresh batteries. This is the first time I’ve ever really had to use the backup body, and my 5D2 rose […]

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2007

2019-04-01

in Photography

This is a great portrait of my friend Antonia.

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I ducked out of my public policy workshop today to get some photos of the climate strike at Queen’s Park. There are amazing photos and videos from other cities around the world, with turnouts of tens of hundreds of thousands in European cities. The rally in Montreal also seems to have been huge, for reasons […]

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Since at least January school students have been holding rallies calling for climate action outside city hall. I photographed the strike today.

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Today Johanna and I took a psychogeographic walk, in which you are meant to constantly make spontaneous choices to seek out whatever seems most interesting. We did well despite icy conditions and found the weird and unexpected grounds of Ontario Place, not open for business but not yet sealed off or demolished.

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Despite being looked down upon for it by more sophisticated philosophers, I see a lot of value in the utilitarian idea that the right course of action can often be discerned by considering what will produce the greatest good and the least harm among the most people. It’s not a philosophy that answers all ethical […]

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I took a break from thesis/teaching work to explore a bit.

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