Steven Evans: As It Is | A precarious moment in the life of Ontario Place

Steven Evans, Looking across the lagoon at the natural stone and Indigenous vegetation of Michael Hough’s original landscape design

Steven Evans
AS IT IS | A precarious moment in the life of Ontario Place

On now until Saturday, April 20, 2024
Urbanspace Gallery, Toronto

Architectural and documentary photographer Steven Evans exhibits photographs from his documentary project about Ontario Place, featuring black-and-white photographs produced between November 2021 and February 2024.

The photographs explore nearly the entire Ontario Place site, including Eberhard Zeidler’s iconic architecture, the innovative landscape design by Michael Hough, the abandoned and decaying Wilderness Adventure Ride, the East Island and the success story that is Trillium Park and the William G. Davis Trail.

For more details about the exhibition, visit the gallery website.

Steven Evans, AS IT IS | A precarious moment in the life of Ontario Place installation at Urbanspace Gallery. Photo: Cheryl Rondeau

About Steven Evans
Steven Evans is a Toronto-based photographer with 45 years of experience developing his craft. His documentary photography has been exhibited and published nationally and internationally and can be found in numerous public collections, including The Canadian Centre for Architecture, The Art Gallery of Ontario and City of Toronto Archives, as well as numerous private and corporate collections. In his architectural photography practice, he has worked with many of Canada’s top design firms. His images have been published in national and international publications and websites, and his work has been recognized with two National Magazine Awards. Evans has taught and lectured at the Toronto Metropolitan University.

About Urbanspace Gallery
The Urbanspace Gallery was created to explore the city. A venue for diverse exhibitions and events, the gallery investigates how cities work, how we might improve them, and how we can learn from the past to create visions of the future. With a focus on “bottom-up”, grass roots approaches, a wide range of local and global issues are examined including community, public space, housing, transportation, planning, governance, diversity, sustainability, and citizenship. In partnership with many individuals and organizations, Urbanspace Gallery contributes to an ongoing discussion about cities, and offers visitors a space to learn and reflect on their place within them.

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