Last month I had the opportunity to participate in the “Art Through Yoga 2009 – Physical by Nature” exhibition that was part of the Yoga Festival Toronto. The show was curated by Maggie O’Connor and consisted of a wonderful collection of artwork that was put together in order to “explore and magnify the enigmatic union, which is equally the nature of art and yoga.” The show featured art work by several members of the greater Toronto Yoga community, including myself, Dianna Last, Eric Farache, Frank Pasquill, Kevin Konnyu, Nika Belianina, Rudo Vacula, Scott Petrie, Tim Bermingham, and Winston Lau. An online collection of the images in the show can be found here.
The two photos I had on display – In Meditation and Touch – were taken last year during yoga retreats I participated in as part of my teacher training. It was wonderful to be able to combine my interest in yoga and photography, from the taking of the photographs to enjoying the exhibit as a participant in the festival itself.