Have you ever noticed that in photos of hurricanes and tsunamis people always seem to have their bicycles with them ? I wanted to look at this in a series - simple as that - something catastrophic that cues into my love of large events illustrated through minute narrative moments. I mean really, if you take a look at my work , their are people on fire, running from floods, facing down unseen opponents, swinging axes, etc.
People in Toronto (and I imagine other parts of the globe) have a symbiotic relationship to their bicycles, they are like metal pets - I have neither a pet or a bicycle, but I wanted to explore the relationship and collect any bicycle related anecdotes to add to this series.
This is the first of the "50 Posts in 50 Days" series, I meant to post it yesterday, but I didn't have any batteries for my camera.
Also in the links section, check out "Seven Crowns Tattoo" this is where I get my work done by the Reverend Matthew Ellis, one of the finest tattoo artists in Toronto.