Portraits

A gallery of portraits from commissions and personal projects.

The Peace Builders

Portraits of members of Toronto’s Hiroshima Nagasaki Day Coalition (HNDC)—a non-partisan coalition of peace, faith and community groups that advocates for the abolition of nuclear weapons.

Sointula: Place of Harmony

A partial portrait of the community of Sointula—a remote village on Malcolm Island located in the unceded Kwakwaka’wakw Territory of the Kwakiutl, Mamalilikala, and ‘Namgis First Nations in British Columbia, Canada. Sointula (“Place of Harmony” in Finnish) was established by Finnish utopian socialist miners in 1901.

Field Work: Talking with Teachers in Alternative Schools

A series of portraits and interviews with teachers in Toronto—the unsung heroes of alternative education. Text and interviews by Ariel Fielding

Alpha Alternative School 1972/2012

Portraits of graduates of ALPHA—one of the oldest alternative schools in Canada. Text and interviews by Ariel Fielding

Toronto Wildlife Centre

Images from Canada’s busiest wildlife centre.

The Lab

The Lab documents Niagara Custom Lab—a boutique motion-picture-film processing lab in Toronto.