Michael Snow with the machine he and Pierre Abeloos designed to film “La Région Centrale.” The photo was taken by Joyce Wieland in October 1969 on the fifth and final day of the crew’s presence on the mountaintop in northern Quebec where the film was shot.
Michael Snow reprises the iconic figure of the Walking Woman here taking the figure out of the studio to be photographed among pedestrians on the Toronto streets. “Four to Five,” Art Gallery of Ontario; shot in Toronto.
Visitors walk between the panels of Michael Snow’s “Blind” as if through corridors or a maze. Snow compares this effect to a cross-hatched drawing or a camera going in and out of focus. Viewers inside the sculpture “Blind,” National Gallery of Canada.