See the oversized faces of a city’s inhabitants emerging on its walls and façades. These people came together to find ways to reappropriate the urban space, and to advertise their presence and identity. Here, photography is a tool for affirmative collaboration.
The Wrinkles of the City
Presentation of Wrinkles of the City, produced for the 2010 Shanghai Biennale, is a Canadian first for this artist, who has received extensive international newspaper and magazine coverage and was the recip- ient of the prestigious TED Prize in 2011.
The Face of the African Diaspora
This large photographic mural brings together portraits from all over the world. The icon of the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, it is an affirmative collaborative work that speaks of time, memory, and universalism in an attempt to transcend the experience of discrimination.
MIKI GINGRAS ET PATRICK DIONNE
This project was based on teaching women in the small community of Tlaxcala, Mexico, how to use pinhole cameras so that they could make photographs highlighting their responsibilities and work. These images were then exhibited on the walls of their houses during a village festival.