Skip to main content

Photographic Art: J.W. Bush at Sealed Art (Hamilton, ON) January 25 to February 25 2014


From a media release:

Opening:
J.W. Bush - Watermarks
Opening at Sealed Art Gallery, Hamilton, ON
January 25 to February 25, 2014

• Opening Reception January 25, 2014 - 5 to 9pm
• Photographs are in series of five only 225.00 CAD each


HAMILTON, ON - Enigmatic and evocative, J.W. Bush's latest show of photography opens on January 25, 2014 at Sealed Art Gallery.

Jeff is a long time self-taught photography artist who's been exhibiting his work in Hamilton for decades. The former owner of the J.W. Bush Gallery has been a well-known member of Hamilton's arts community. His work has included stints volunteering for the City and he's often documented Hamilton's arts scene along with providing photography services to poets, musicians and theatre artists and general design work - but no weddings! He hopes to re-open the gallery as a photographic centre in the future.

The show includes experimental music on the Korg M1 Syntech, provided by Rob Vecera, mixed and produced by J.W. Bush. A strongly visual thinker, he lets his images and poetry do the talking for him.

Watermarks

telling stories coming from far away
starting explosions creating life to form
frequencies, light,  magnetism,  reactions and heat. 
a flat plain just before a forest,
a mystical place, somewhere here or there,
or in the scene of a eerie past.

topical textures, looking yet like charcoal sketches
new emerging forms
reproduction 

emerging from earth humanoid figures
sensual overtone
you can  see bird like figures

ghostly faces on spirit land
many eyes too one
wipe away clean

beads of rhythm
natural   
natural universal language

mystical forest from long ago
or future
topography

J.W.Bush

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Film News - imagineNATIVE Embargo Collective at the Berlin Film Fest

Hot Off the Presses:
(and gosh, doesn't that expression sound quaint these days?)

imagineNATIVE’s EMBARGO COLLECTIVE
to have its European Premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival 2010
(Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin 11.-21.02.10)

(Toronto, February 3rd, 2010) The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is pleased to announce the official selection of the festival’s Embargo Collective programme for the Forum Expanded section of this year’s Berlin International Film Festival. This programme of works was commissioned by the imagineNATIVE festival for its 10th anniversary and will have its European premiere Monday, February 15th, 8.30pm at Cinema Arsenal 2 and a repeat screening Wednesday, February 17th, 4pm at CinemaxX 6.

Curated by imagineNATIVE’s Artistic Director Danis Goulet, the Embargo Collective is an international group of seven Indigenous artists at the forefront of the changing global landscape of Indigenous cinema. Inspired by Lars von Trier’s The Five Obstructi…

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company Spring 2013 Toronto Performances

From a media release:

The new season brings
Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company
to new heights and new audiences

March 20-24, 2013 - A Night in Madrid
April 25-28, 2013 - Annual Toronto Season - World Premiere of Portales

TORONTO : Following on the heels of Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company's (EESDC) 30th anniversary year where its production Aguas/Waters was named one of the top five dance shows of 2012 by NOW Magazine, the early months of 2013 are full of excitement and possibility for Esmeralda and the company, which brings the finest flamenco and Spanish Classical Dance to Toronto stages.

March 20-24, 2013 - A Night in Madrid
Company dancers Esmeralda Enrique and Paloma Cortés perform Spanish Classical dance with the celebrated Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir for A Night in Madrid featuring the Iberian flavoured music of composer Luigi Boccherini who made his home in Spain. His work is infused with the sounds of Spanish and gypsy folk music.

March 20-24 …

Guitar Rock | Happy Freuds - Echo Of Sounds Independent: May 31, 2019

Guitar Rock
Happy Freuds - Echo Of Sounds
Independent: May 31, 2019
Stream/Buy on Bandcamp
Stream it on Spotify

With tight musicians and intriguing lyrics, Happy Freuds delivers high energy guitar rock with stylistic flair on Echo Of Sounds, their debut release. Produced with a minimum of overdubs or fixes, the album consists of a mix of original material, rearrangements of works from others and selected, less known, classic rock.

A kinetic rhythm section is the bones of the music, offering interesting patterns that augment sometimes unexpected harmonic changes. It's brainy rock, in other words, meant for music lovers who can appreciate the quality. Teo's vocals are raspy and expressive, growly when necessary - perfect for the musical mode. Teo also covers lead guitar, adapt at ear worm leads, with a tone that can be clean or dirty as required

Their sound ranges from straight up hard rock in tracks like The Mountain to the pop-flavoured acoustic Background Noise and folky To …