12.36 x 8.17 inch inkjet print
After a morning of surfing, a young boy plays in the sand at Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia. He is part of the first Black surf school created in the region to fill the need for increased diversity in the sport, and remove barriers to this experience for the community of North Preston.
Fraser Collins is a Toronto-based visual artist known for his photography and video work. His art is marked by a sensitivity to identity and culture and seeks to draw viewers into relationships with his subjects and their narrative circumstances. Collins' critical engagement with social issues, ideas about entertainment and about giving voice to people, engages viewers' attention through joy, subversion, ideas of community and the communal, and pictorial density and depth.
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