f11project is proud to present ‘Northern Roots, Urban Playground’ by Stephanie Foden at The Rivoli Lounge.
July 8th – September 29th, 2012
Opening: July 12th, 2012. 7 – 10 PM
About the artist:
Stephanie foden is a photojournalist based out of Toronto. She is passionate and enthusiastic about sharing stories from around the globe fully and authentically. She has ventured across the world on personal projects to document the landscape and people of Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Canada and the United States in search of honest and striking imagery. Her work has been published internationally and exhibited nationally.
About this series: Northern Roots, Urban Playground
Ottawa is home to the largest urban inuit population in canada. Giving community members a place to come together, the Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre (OICC) shares and celebrates their heritage while fostering cultural values in a new generation.
Stephanie Foden shot extensively at the OICC in the spring of 2011. The series won second place at the photophilanthropy activist awards and was previously exhibited at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.