"Ford EXPLORER series"
Elinor Whidden, "Ford EXPLORER series," digital image, 2009.
June 10 to July 22, 2011, Stride Gallery, Calgary
Mixing the trappings of contemporary car culture with the theme of wilderness exploration, artist Elinor Whidden’sFord EXPLORER series comes to Calgary’s Stride Gallery June 10 to July 22. In crisp photography, Whidden chronicles a journey into traditional fur-trading territory, ranging across the Canadian Shield with a few artifacts of the modern age — the remnants of our “Fordian Empire.”