Dec 2, 2018
In this episode we will look at two photographers who were hired by various government agencies to create and document the land and the people of their countries. While some artists may feel that working for such a red-tape laden bureaucracy would be nothing but stifling and soul sucking, this show will highlight the ability of artists to create iconic images that, in one case, brought images of desperation and poverty that rocked society and, in another case, highlighted the absolutely stunning beauty of a land that was still, for the most part, unknown to its citizens.
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Here is Dorothea's iconic photo:
And here is a link to the NFB Log Driver Waltz I mentioned..enjoy Canadiana at its finest.
Music for the episode was brought to you by Soft and Furious and Kai Engle.