AS IT IS | A precarious moment in the life of Ontario Place

Architectural and documentary photographer Steven Evans exhibits photographs from his documentary project about Ontario Place, featuring black-and-white photographs produced between November 2021 and February 2024.

The photographs explore nearly the entire Ontario Place site, including Eberhard Zeidler’s iconic architecture, the innovative landscape design by Michael Hough, the abandoned and decaying Wilderness Adventure Ride, the East Island and the success story that is Trillium Park and the William G. Davis Trail.

The exhibition runs to Saturday, April 20th.

Watch Three Questions About the Future of Ontario Place featuring the Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson, author John Ralston Saul, and landscape architect Walter Kehm engaged in conversation with author John Lorinc, preceded with remarks by photographer Steven Evans at the opening reception  on February 28th, 2024.


Press for AS IT IS | A precarious moment in the life of Ontario Place:

Canadian Architect: Book Review: As It Is—A Precarious Moment in the Life of Ontario Place by Lucy Mazzucco

Spacing: Steven Evans’s new book of photographs capture the waterfront park’s endangered beauty By Don Snyder

Applied Arts: As It Is, As It Was, As It Could Be: Photographer Steven Evans Elegiac Portrait of a Forsaken Icon by Aria Novosedlik

Azure: As It Is: Ontario Place on the Brink of Erasure – A striking new book by photographer Steven Evans offers an elegy — and a rallying cry — for a Toronto landmark by Adele Weder

Canadian Architect: Architectural and documentary photographer Steven Evans releases book about Ontario Place

Designlines: Photographer Steven Evans Documents Ontario Place With New Self-Published Title

Spacing: Q&A with Steven Evans on Photographing Ontario Place – Local photographer’s collection of Ontario Place images challenges us to embrace, instead of destroy, its sense of place by John Lorinc



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