A session with Sofia Lungu of NEXT Canada, March 2018. See more.

I'm a filmmaker, photographer, and essayist working in Toronto and New York City. You'll find a selection of my recent work on this page, and I hope you'll stay to explore the rest.

Watch my interview-documentary with The New School's Shannon Mattern on the myriad ways a city can be considered "intelligent". Originally published on urbanNext.

"This is no paradox, but the complex expression of a metropolis responding to forces largely outside its control. The docks and warehouses that supported the massive trade flows of the British Empire – and made Calcutta the largest city in Asia for a time – are hollowed out and collapsing."

Read my Times Literary Supplement review of Kushanava Choudhury's The Epic City: The world on the streets of Calcutta (Bloomsbury)

An aspect of emotion: one detail view (out of so many possible) from Raymond Mason's compelling sculpture "The Illuminated Crowd" (1985). Montréal, Québec. (Photographed in March 2018)

Something new

Faced with public calls for improved quality of life and a lack of available (and affordable) land for new parks, cities are increasingly converting former industrial and infrastructure-related locations into innovative and enjoyable public spaces. Watch my new documentary -- featured by Canadian Architect magazine and launched in partnership with the advocacy and research organization Park People -- on the rationale behind these conversions, the design challenges they present, and the larger issues they raise.

In Montréal with Clodie Gauthier of NEXT Canada. Photographed March 2018. Visit the full gallery.

"Webb’s photography often takes the viewer on a journey – into the distance or up into the heights – and as it leads the eye, it finds itself able both to teach and to delight."

Read my review essay on I See a City: Todd Webb's New York (Thames & Hudson)

The runner. (May 2018)

Last September I met Lori Vrba, a fine art photographer based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, whose latest work is currently on national tour. Watch my interview-doc and learn more here.

Manhattan's east side, photographed November 2017:

See more New York City photography here.

A winter's shoot in Oakville, Ontario with Myah Hooper. Photographed February, 2018. Visit the full gallery.

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