MATTHEW HINTHER | THE GLEBE IS OVERRATED
1, ruelle Canal, Ottawa, (Ontario), K1P 5P6
From September 13 to December 20, 2019. “Born in Ottawa and raised on Fifth Avenue, I spent my youth playing in the streets and exploring the back alleys of the Glebe. It was a great community to grow up in. Forty three years on, the sense of community remains the same, and I’m still exploring. I present this series of photographs as a love letter to my neighbourhood.” - Matthew Hinther Matthew Hinther is a photographer based in Ottawa, Ontario. The majority of his work uses conventional film (as well as x-ray film) with a focus on 4x5in. and 8x10in. film formats. He also shoots in 35mm and medium format film. Hinther processes his black and white film using a developer that he mixes himself from instant coffee and other non-toxic household materials. He takes a traditional approach to photography, opting to shoot with large format view cameras. This approach is built from his belief that large format exemplifies the rudiments of photography; each photograph becomes a process ...