Enchanted Forest Presence I
March 23—April 28, 2018
A play on the name of the NATO operation Enhanced Forward Presence which currently stations Canadian troops in Latvia along the Russian border, Enchanted Forest Presence documents the complicated networks and effects of globalized Western military strategies. Capturing the picturesque forested areas along the Russian border, the images are suggestive of both the nature-based spirituality and how larger political powers manifest in everyday lives and landscapes.
READ THE INTERVIEW WITH EXHIBITION CURATOR LEILA TIMMINS
INSTALLALATION IMAGES BY TONI HACKENSFIELD