Dwight Storring Artist Talk: Stories from the Time Place Continuum
Documentary filmmaker Dwight Storring will lead viewers on a journey from his Victoria Park neighbourhood in Kitchener to a small town in Estonia. Using examples from his films, he will show how the continuum of life is woven from the stories of everyday people. The talk will take place online over Zoom.
Dwight Storring Artist Talk
Thursday, September 22, 2022 7:00 PM EDT
Dwight Storring is a documentary filmmaker and media artist based in Kitchener, Ontario. With over 25 years of experience as a photojournalist, photo editor and website editor at The Waterloo Region Record, Storring uses his experience to shape his work and artistic practice. Storring’s work explores the stories of ordinary people and their impact on the larger community narrative. His current project “Anna Kaljas: The Untold Story” (release 2023) tells the little-known backstory of Kitchener’s “Mother Theresa” renowned for her lifetime of work sheltering, feeding and advocation for people living on the fringe of society. During his term as Kitchener’s Artist in Residence in 2014, Storring produced “Neighbourhood Voices” a series of documentary shorts about people living in Kitchener neighbourhoods. The project also included accompanying monochrome portraits of the subjects and an interactive installation. Storring was Journalist in Residence at the University of Waterloo in 2005-2006 and Resident Artist at Theatre and Company, 2005-06.
Homer Watson House & Gallery
Homer Watson House & Gallery is the homestead of Homer Watson, Canada’s first internationally recognized landscape artist (1855-1936). In 1980, the house and surrounding three-acre property were designated under the Ontario Heritage Act as being of architectural and historic significance. HWHG is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the legacy of Homer Watson’s creative spirit by stimulating the appreciation, enjoyment, and practice of the visual arts.
Homer Watson House & Gallery is wheelchair accessible.
Homer Watson House & Gallery acknowledges that it is situated on the traditional territory of the Attawandaron (Neutral), Anishnaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples; land promised to Six Nations, six miles on each side of the Grand River.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am – 4 pm
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