Colin Boyd Shafer

Colin Boyd Shafer is a Canadian documentary photographer and high school teacher born in Kitchener, Ontario. He holds an MSc in Political Economy of Violence, Conflict & Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies. While teaching at Taylor’s College in Malaysia from 2008 to 2012, Shafer founded the TEDx-featured  "Everyone has Hope" project wherein Malaysian college students teach photography to Burmese Refugees.

Shafer won the 2013 Human Rights Watch Film Festival’s Photography Competition in London, England. His work has been featured on the cover of Asian Photography Magazine and F-Stop Magazine, and in international publications like Salon, The New Internationalist, Foto8 and BBC News.

Colin is the winner of the 2014 Toronto Urban Photography Festival’s Global Building Giants Award for his ongoing project Cosmopolis Toronto. It has been featured widely in national and international news media, including the Globe and Mail, the Wall Street Journal, CTV, CBC, and Global National News.

 

Photograph by STACKLAB collaborator Colin Boyd Shafer - from series Portraits of an Uprising.
Photograph by STACKLAB collaborator Colin Boyd Shafer - from series "Interlove".

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

"Solid/Void. speculations on urban green space"

We are delighted to offer First Edition prints of The Picnic, a series of photographs by Colin Boyd Shafer, for sale.

Photographed from above, Shafer's intimate portraits of Londoners in The Picnic provide the viewer with an unusual perspective into people's lives and their interaction with green space.

The series is on display through the summer at the STACKLAB showroom.


2015 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival title image by Colin Boyd Shafer, displayed at STACKLAB studio in Toronto.

2015 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival title image by Colin Boyd Shafer, displayed at STACKLAB studio in Toronto.

#1 The Picnic, 2013

Digital C print on Kodak photographic paper with Dibond facemount subframe

40" x 60"

First Edition, printed 2015

$2400

 

 

 

 

 

 


#2 The Picnic, 2013

Digital C print on Kodak photographic paper with Dibond facemount subframe

40" x 60"

First Edition, printed 2015

$2400


#3 The Picnic, 2013

Digital C print on Kodak photographic paper with Dibond facemount subframe

60" x 40"

First Edition, printed 2015

$2400


#4 The Picnic, 2013

Digital C print on Kodak photographic paper with Dibond facemount subframe

40" x 60"

First Edition, printed 2015

$2400


#5 The Picnic, 2013

Digital C print on Kodak photographic paper with Dibond facemount subframe

40" x 60"

First Edition, printed 2015

$2400


#6 The Picnic, 2013

Digital C print on Kodak photographic paper with Dibond facemount subframe

40" x 60"

First Edition, printed 2015

$2400


#7 The Picnic, 2013

Digital C print on Kodak photographic paper with Dibond facemount subframe

40" x 60"

First Edition, printed 2015

$2400


#8 The Picnic, 2013

Digital C print on Kodak photographic paper with Dibond facemount subframe

40" x 60"

First Edition, printed 2015

$2400


#9 The Picnic, 2013

Digital C print on Kodak photographic paper with Dibond facemount subframe

40" x 60"

First Edition, printed 2015

$2400


To purchase, please email us at info [at] stacklab.ca.