The View: 2454 Agricola St.
2454 Agricola St. by Félix Bernier.
By Trevor J. Adams 4 March 2022 Share this story
Artist Félix Bernier reflects on how redevelopment is changing the character of our city
Using photography, installation, sculpture, and digital technologies, interdisciplinary artist Félix Bernier presents the complex inter-relations of the physical and the digital as sources of interrogation. He completed his master of fine arts at NSCAD University in 2021.
From the artist: “2454 Agricola St. was a response to the boom of urban development in Halifax. It involved re-creating the entrance door of Obsolete Records in its old location, using latex and wood. This project is a meditation on how gentrification pushes lower income families, small businesses, and local communities further away to the outskirts of Halifax.”
The photo above is a still from a film the artist made documenting the project.
Trevor has been a magazine editor and journalist in Halifax since 1998. He's won multiple Atlantic Journalism Awards and was shortlisted for the Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence in 2014.
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