"For Hamsterley Farm Water Tower, Lucien Durey turned a Hamsterley Farm strawberry jam tin, which he found in Saskatoon, into a crude pinhole camera, using a sewing needle to poke a small hole into the face of the tin. With the homemade camera and 4” x 5” film, the artist travelled to Saanich, British Columbia, to document the jam tin’s referenced site—the farm’s water tower is now preserved as a recognized heritage structure—in an attempt to reveal something of the object to itself. Seemingly “personal” to the camera, can these photographs somehow convey the relational energies that exist between the antique tin and its documented site of origin?" —Capture Photography Festival

Images(documentation by Blaine Campbell):
Lucien Durey, Hamsterley Farm Water Tower (2015)