Falling Boundary. Falling Boundries series © David Ellingsen
Undercut. Falling Boundries series © David Ellingsen
Bucking Up. Falling Boundries series © David Ellingsen
David Ellingsen is an award winning Canadian photographer creating images that speak to the relationship between humans and the natural world. He works predominantly in long-term projects with a focus on climate, biodiversity and the forest.
"As a youngster on Cortes Island, in Canada’s Pacific Northwest, I walked daily through the woods to catch the school bus, passing by remnants of the old growth forest. These giant looming stumps, peering through the second growth trees as far as I could see, seemed an ominous presence. They have always remained in my memory..."
"With an immigrant family history intimately connected with the forest as a backdrop, Falling Boundaries explores deforestation in British Columbia over the last century as it weaves together threads of resource extraction and the reverberating effects of colonialism within the deepening environmental crisis..." – Falling Boundry series. Read more here
Madrona Gallery, Victoria, BC