Honorable Mention / 2018 / Press / Feature Story

Woodland Cree First Nation, 1997

  • Photographer
    Pieter de Vos

Memories of the seven months I lived in Woodland Cree First Nation in Northern Alberta. I am feeling nostalgic for this community and for this part of my life. This was when I first picked up a camera, shooting with slide film. There is something magical about Kodachrome 64 and Fuji Velvia.

Pieter de Vos is a documentary photographer, facilitator, and engaged academic. He has a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Alberta. He has explored social issues such as poverty, social inclusion, and HIV/AIDS. His photos have been exhibited throughout Canada and have been featured by such media as Photo District News, the Globe and Mail, Photo Life Magazine, Alberta Views Magazine, the Edmonton Journal, and CBC Television.

In 2012 (ongoing), he initiated a photographic and narrative exploration of place-making and spatial justice in an informal settlement in Pretoria, South Africa.

Awards * PX3 2018 - Bronze Winner - Culture Category
* PX3 2018 - Bronze Winner - Abstract Category
* PX3 2018 - Honorable Mention
* PX3 2018 - Honorable Mention

National Pictures of the Year Awards Competition 2017 (NPAC)
Photo District News (PDN) Photo Annual 2018
Siena International Photo Award 2018
Tokyo International Foto Awards 2018