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The Weight of Air: A Picture Parade of Peter Dickinson’s Buildings

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posted on 22.05.2021, 09:55 by Leala Hewak
The author discusses her photographic exploration of the works of Peter Dickinson, a British born Canadian Modernist architect, who designed 75 built works, mostly in Toronto, before his death in 1961 at age 35. The author details her personal relationship with Modernism, her affinity for Dickinson’s style and the decisions made in photographing, editing, exhibiting and publishing the images in this body of work.

History

Language

eng

Degree

Master of Fine Arts

Program

Documentary Media

Granting Institution

Ryerson University

LAC Thesis Type

Thesis

Thesis Advisor

Edward Slopek Blake Fitzpatrick Craig Rodmore