“… Bergerson finds his material amid the melancholic detritus of the urban fabric: in modest store window displays, hand-painted murals, graffiti, and crudely made signs. A chaotic urban landscape emerges, one engendered by unmoored dreams, raw desires, simmering fears, commercial fantasies, rampant patriotism, and a smoldering violence.” – David Harris, Independent Curator, Photography Historian, Professor Emeritus, Ryerson University, author of Eugène Atget, Unknown Paris Phil Bergerson: A Retrospective (Daylight, May 2020) is a survey of the illustrious 50-year career of Canadian photographer and educator Phil Bergerson (b. 1947, Toronto, Canada) which began in the 1970s with his exploration of performance...
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