Photo Works

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B-side Ellen Gallery

B-Side Ellen Gallery is a series of photographs of the back sides of artworks drawn from the collection of the Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University. The images are printed actual size, and are glued or stapled around commercial painting stretchers. The initial selection of the artworks was somewhat arbitrary: two were taken from […]

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Family Workstations

Family workstations is a documentary photography series of the personal computers and home workspaces of the artist and his relatives in Canada and Northern Ireland. For the photos, family members were invited to arrange their personal spaces and put something significant on the screens–these included documents and applications the owners were creating (a memoir, a […]

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Absolutely Fabulous

Souvenirs is a series of self portraits of the artist, and was presented initially in 1993 as a storytelling performance entitled “Souvenirs“. The artist sat accompanied with a number of photos of himself in various guises. They are photos of him as he is, imagined being or had lived. Viewers were asked to choose an […]

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Art Photography

Art photography is a series of photographs in which a painting by the artist is photographed in relationship to a background. The initial inspiration for this series came from looking at photos of artworks that showed more than they intended to show (i.e. ‘bad’ photos of art). I’m interested in developing a visual metaphor, I […]

Bouquet 2000

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Bouquet

Bouquet est le fruit d’une collaboration entre Paul Litherland et sa mère. Comme point de départ, l’artiste a demandé à sa mère, une jardinière accomplie, de reproduire une oeuvre de Rachel Ruysch, peintre flamande du 17e siècle reconnue pour ses reproductions d’arrangements floraux. S’inspirant de ces bouquets, ainsi que de ceux de Pieter Brueghel l’Ancien […]

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Hésitation

Hesitation is an outdoor installation of photographs along boulevard St- Laurent (“The Main”) in Montreal. They are photographs of the artist and other actors printed and mounted to metal supports identical in size and shape to parking signs and are attached to light posts on each side of the street between Sherbrooke and St. Viateur […]

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Body Contact

Body Contact is a series of images produced in collaboration with the artist Claudia Kappenberg. They are unique photogram-photographs, made using multiple exposures. Negative images or simply white light was projected from an enlarger on light-sensitive paper, with or without bodies and other objects placed directly on it. Previously exposed imagery shows up in the […]