Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Junction Retrospective Photography at the Wise Daughters Craft Market

The 'Junction City' Centennial Event: the Local Option Art Awards Tour: Artist Emmanuel Mifsud, by artjunction.blogspot.comThis "Renaissance Lamp" is an almost iconic image of Emmanual's collection Junction Retrospective
Junction Theme: ... unique buildings, ... vibrancy of people, ... diverse community
The 'Junction City' Centennial Event: the Local Option Art Awards Tour: Artist: Emmanuel Mifsud

"The photographs by Emmanuel Mifsud at Super Submarine are a delightful experience when you appreciate the juxtaposition through the window."

Junction Retrospective Exhibit
A Series of Images of the Junction Locale by Emmanuel Mifsud

July 23 - September 12, 2010
Opening Night Reception: July 23, 7 - 9 pm

Wise Daughters Craft Market
3079B Dundas St W Toronto, M6P 1Z9
[between Keele Street & Quebec Avenue]
(facing Quebec Ave, just south of Dundas, behind Crema Coffee)
Via TTC: Junction bus #40from Dundas West Stn,
Lambton bus #30 (or 15 min. walk) from High Park Stn.

This series of black and white facades and streetscapes celebrates the West Toronto Junction for its diverse architecture, reflecting its history and people through the passage of time.

For more information, visit Studio Mano Manu.

Artist's Statement:
Photography has been an interest of Emmanuel since his early teens after receiving a 3-D camera as a gift. Opportunity knocked when he was living and working at National Stud Farm, now known as Windfields Farm in Oshawa, Ontario. The famous racehorse Northern Dancer had returned home, the place where he was bred and raised. "The Dancer" was retired to stud. Years later, travel nurtured his interest. Whenever the urge to capture a moment, his camera was never far away. Emmanuel's interest in nature, urban landscapes, equine action and people are reflected in his varied portfolio of prints and positive images using a Pentax Spotmatic 500 SLR camera.

In 2008, Emmanuel's entry, "Junction Retrospective" - a Series of images of the Junction shared first prize in the "Local Option Arts Competition". After many years of colour photography, the black and white series of facades and streetscapes of "The Junction" became a point of coming full circle. He continues to use his photography to promote the West Toronto Junction for its diverse architecture, a reflection of its history and people through the passage of time.

Studio Mano Manu: Photography by Emmanuel Mifsud: Junction Retrospective
In Celebration of the Centennial of the City of West Toronto
"Over the years the Junction has evolved into a diverse community with its heart remaining intact, forever attracting people from all over the world."
The Junction Residents Association: Junction Retrospective Opening Reception
Snap Bloor West:
Junction Retrospective Photography Opening Reception

WestSideTory: RT @SNAPBloorWest: Event: Junction Retrospective Photography Opening Reception Tomorrow 7:00pm
wisedaughters: #JunctionTO free reception for photography show Junction Retrospective by Manni Mifsud tonight 7 pm.
dvshopca: RT @wisedaughters: #JunctionTO Retrospective photo show opens Fri 7 pm with free reception. Come enjoy these images of our hood.