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Mourning the untimely loss of a dear friend and art writer, James D. Campbell, photographer Ewa Monika Zebrowski has created a narrative that considers the impermanence of life, as reflected in images of a Mediterranean island.

Ewa Monika Zebrowski. now & beyond. An homage to James D. Campbell

Between issues, Ciel variable keeps an eye out for what’s happening here and there – under our sky and other skies. There’s always something happening in the wild and wonderful worlds of photography, image, and other forms of expression! Here, we share some high points of what’s being created and disseminated.

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Anne-Marie Proulx — Carmen Victor

Anne-Marie Proulx — Carmen Victor

May 4, 2021 [originally published in French only in CV108 in Winter 2018] — Innu-aimun is a language spoken by Innu (Montagnais-Naskapi) peoples across boreal and sub-Arctic areas of Labrador and eastern Quebec. Quebec City artist and photographer Anne-Marie Proulx selected the Innu-aimun word Aiminanu, which translates to “there is a conversation going on” as the title of a exhibition at YYZ Artists’ Outlet in Toronto…

Ismaïl Bahri – Mirna Boyadjian

Ismaïl Bahri – Mirna Boyadjian

April 6, 2021 [originally published in French only in CV108 in Winter 2018] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

Sylvie Readman, À contretemps II : site spécifique – James D. Campbell

Sylvie Readman, À contretemps II : site spécifique – James D. Campbell

April 20, 2021 [originally published in French only in CV108 in Winter 2018] — In this photographic essay, Sylvie Readman brilliantly addresses the strange topography of the abandoned military base at Saint-Hubert, Quebec, in terms of non-place and liminal space. Her fortuitous discovery of this site has resulted in some of her most memorable images to date…

Katia Gosselin – Michaël Lachance

Katia Gosselin – Michaël Lachance

April 6, 2021 [originally published in French only in CV108 in Winter 2018] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

Vincent Delbrouck, Catalogue – Louis Perreault

Vincent Delbrouck, Catalogue – Louis Perreault

April 6, 2021 [originally published in French only in CV108 in Winter 2018] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

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What do the most distant, wild, silent landscapes tell us? How do landscapes of our childhood, those that awoke us to the world, shape us? What reflec­ tions of our own future do we find in the chaos of urban sites? Landscapes are like mirrors, utterly shaped by human presence. The city is a direct extension of the social body and, similarly, all of nature is a construction of culture that becomes meaningful only through the human gaze.
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Ciel variable 116 - LANDSCAPES AS MIRRORS

Ciel variable‘s online column dedicated to documentary photography has been enriched with a new publication. Read Emmanuel Simard’s report on Sébastien Michaud’s view of the wood industry and its workers.

Sébastien Michaud

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