This collection of limited edition architectural photographs,
marking the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill,
charts his life from his birth at Blenheim Palace in 1874 to his death in London in 1965.
Leslie Hossack is a Canadian photographer who lives in Ottawa; she travels extensively and spends time every year in Vancouver. Her work has been exhibited in Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver, and has appeared in publications including in The Globe and Mail, The Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa Magazine, Galleries West and Apollo in the UK.
Hossack received the 2010 Ottawa Photography Festival Portfolio Award, and the 2011 Applied Arts Award for both Architectural Photography and Limited Edition Prints. The German Embassy highlighted her photographic studies of Berlin on their website, and she was interviewed about this work on CBC Radio. In 2012, she was selected to participate in The Canadian Forces Artists Program, following in a long tradition of national war artists, and was deployed to Kosovo. In 2013, Hossack’s series Stalin’s Architectural Legacy won an award for historic architecture in the prestigious ipa (International Photography Awards) competition.
Focusing on the built environment, Hossack completed major studies of iconic architecture in Vancouver 2008-11, Paris 2009, Berlin 2010, Jerusalem 2011, Moscow 2012, Kosovo 2013 and London 2014. In Ottawa, Hossack explores urban evolution closer to home; this work includes her interpretative photographs of CFB Rockcliffe and the Diefenbunker. In 2012 she was interviewed on CBC Radio about her exhibition FALLOUT at Canada’s Cold War Museum, and in 2014 about her exhibition REGISTERED, The Japanese Canadian Experience During World War II, at the Shenkman Arts Centre. REGISTERED opens at the Nikkei National Museum in Burnaby BC on April 15, 2015.
Leslie's compelling talk will appeal to collectors, photographers and history buffs alike,
and is accompanied by audio and slides.
In conjunction, the gallery will preview her print
"Churchill's Office, The Cabinet War Rooms, Clive Steps" , London 2014
which will be part of the upcoming solo exhibition
'CHARTING CHURCHILL' in Ottawa.
Space is limited : Please call the gallery or reply by email to reserve your seat.
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