Portraits for AFJD Design Studio
Earlier this summer I shot some portraits and location landscapes for AFJD, the design studio of Amber Frid-Jimenez and Joe Dahmen. They are artists and designers working in the architecture and information design fields, now residing here in Vancouver. For their latest project, in collaboration with architect Matthew Soules (whose portrait I took in late 2010 for Azure magazine) and commissioned by the City of Vancouver, they produced a series of large scale soft sculptures as public art objects. Using recycled polystyrene and re-purposing material from the original Canada Place sails, they have created Pop Rocks: A soft form architectural installation made from recycled industrial waste.
The installation opens to the public Wednesday, August 15th from 6-8pm on the 800-block of Robson Street in downtown Vancouver and runs until September 3rd. I’ll get some shots of the finished pieces at the unveiling, too. For now, here are a few portraits of the creators and a glimpse during production.
Mansonville, Surrey, 2012.