Photography
Interview with Jaime Hogge: Photographer Extraordinaire

Interview with Jaime Hogge: Photographer Extraordinaire

We have all crossed paths with Jaime Hogge. His work consistently graces the pages of national publications, showing a robust versatility to capture the character of his diverse subjects. He has an ability, without hesitation, to get personal with his subjects to capture their natural charisma, usually within in the comfort of their own environment.... continue reading
Interview with Jaime Hogge: Photographer Extraordinaire

Interview with Jaime Hogge: Photographer Extraordinaire

We have all crossed paths with Jaime Hogge.  His work consistently graces the pages of national publications, showing a robust versatility to capture the character of his diverse subjects.  He has an ability, without hesitation, to get personal with his subjects to capture their natural charisma, usually within in the comfort of their own environment.... continue reading
Interview with Ned Pratt: An Unforgiving Landscape

Interview with Ned Pratt: An Unforgiving Landscape

Ned Pratt is a Canadian photographer whose body of work expresses a continual search for beauty in the unforgiving Newfoundland landscape. His deep connection to the island and the people who inhabit it informs his approach to photography; an investigation of the subtleties of the landscape. While much of his photography captures human interaction with... continue reading
Interview with Isabelle Hayeur: Canadian visual artist

Interview with Isabelle Hayeur: Canadian visual artist

Our urban landscape is transforming at an unprecedented rate, yet our ability to understand or to even recognize this change is unnervingly difficult. Mason Journal recently had a chance to speak with Isabelle Hayeur, a visual artist who attempts to bring awareness to the radically fragmented environment that we inhabit. Isabelle discusses with us what... continue reading
Interview with Sophie Hackett: Curator at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Interview with Sophie Hackett: Curator at the Art Gallery of Ontario

The Art Gallery of Ontario’s exhibition titled, “Songs of the Future: Canadian Industrial Photographs, 1858 to Today” was experienced last week by Mason Journal. This week, we have an opportunity to speak firsthand with Sophie Hackett, curator at the AGO, and understand what the inspiration is behind this exhibition and learn what significance Canadian industry... continue reading
Songs of the Future: Canadian Industrial Photographs, 1858 to Today

Songs of the Future: Canadian Industrial Photographs, 1858 to Today

This month’s summer feature focusing on the industrial history of Canada as documented through art and design, was inspired in anticipation for the opening of the Art Gallery of Ontario’s exhibition titled “Songs of the Future: Canadian Industrial Photographs, 1858 to Today.” Mason stopped by the gallery to see the exhibit which showcases how extraordinary... continue reading
Interview with Canadian Photographer Jesse Boles

Interview with Canadian Photographer Jesse Boles

The natural Canadian landscape has been dramatically altered in the past 150 years through constant and persistent progress by industry beginning from the Industrial Revolution to today.  Through this progress, the Industry has now in itself become the landscape. Toronto based photographer Jesse Boles examines these modern industrial sites and captures the new Canadian landscape. ... continue reading
Interview with Canadian photographer Troy Moth

Interview with Canadian photographer Troy Moth

The Canadian woods are the subject, inspiration and daily surroundings of our feature artist. Canadian based photographer Troy Moth has returned to his roots on the West Coast after living and working in major international hubs.  While previously immersed in the world of fashion editorial photography, he has chosen a cabin in the woods of... continue reading
Interview with artist Laura Wood

Interview with artist Laura Wood

Laura Wood continues her investigation of light and perception in her recently completed commissioned painting for Toronto’s Aria restaurant. When viewing her portfolio of work, it is as though a perception of an intimate and elemental moment of time is captured not as it would have realistically existed, but as it had been felt and... continue reading
Interview with architectural photographer Kristopher Grunert

Interview with architectural photographer Kristopher Grunert

Kristopher Grunert brings a new perspective on architectural photography.  His personal fascination with unusual locations and atypical times is clearly evident in his work.  With a strong understanding of the architectural intent, Kristopher is able to coax a building to life creating an engaging dialogue between structure and viewer; even with the most inaccessible architecture.... continue reading