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This body of work was created during a month long residency at Fogo Island Arts, on Fogo Island, Newfoundland, in 2017. The photographic series follows an unidentified trio in their journey to start over. The images were shot on the open ocean as well as in and around a cove called Lion’s Den on Fogo Island, in a punt handmade by Barr’d Islands boatbuilder Frank Combden. Lion’s Den is a sheltered cove which was once home to a community of 50 or so people and was resettled elsewhere in the 1950s. The series is a vignette about migration, the unknown and the search for home. The sculptures and tarps explore varied themes and are responses to the dynamics of change in remote communities and the vibrant character of place and its people.
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