is a fictional film set in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Located in the middle of a vast and sparsely populated prairie landscape, Saskatoon is a unique and strange place that produces an abundance of odd and profound characters.
I asked the kids what they would serve if they had their own restaurants. They came up with names and menus. The first is from the 4-year-old and the second is from the 2.5-year-old. RESTAURANT NAME : MUM MENU: Cookies Cereal Balloons Lights Trees Puzzles A Chair Flowers for my wedding Strollers Chairs and … Continue reading little kid restaurants
We’ll be filming our long-awaited project in Saskatoon over the summer. It’s changed a lot over the course of the year, moving away from traditional fiction towards a more docu-vignette style. The whole family has been working together on projects to prepare ourselves, like the one below!
You would think you’d be able to find a good doughnut in a Canadian Metropolis. We took the kids out a few nights ago, telling them we would get them a doughnut. We refuse to get those sawdust-mixed-with-water-and-covered-with-sweetened-plastic lumps they sell at Tim Hortons, so we did some web searching and went to a grocery … Continue reading tim hortons ruined doughnuts, so we made our own
This video was made by my Grandma Gertie on her point-and-shoot camera. It’s my Grandpa Ralph’s band, he’s on the sax, playing a song called “Lapland.” Watch the dancers. So fantastic.
THE SASKATCHEWAN GHOST TOWN PHOTO SERIES: Well, here they are finally, in all their glory – the photographs from our staycations/holistays in the rural areas around Saskatoon, Saskatchewan! These decaying homes and communities are a rich reminder of the history of the province. They remind us of where we came from and where we’re heading. … Continue reading Who needs Paris when you’ve got Hafford?
Res Nullius is a photo series that uses digital recovery software as an unpredictable processing element in photographic reconstruction. Digital photographs were taken in several Saskatchewan “ghost towns”. These digital photos were then deleted, although the information remained in a fractured and fragile state. Specialized digital recovery processes were used to “recover” the files. Due … Continue reading Res Nullius