The View: ‘Been Cool’
"Been Cool" by Daniel J. Burt. Photo: Bruce Murray
By Trevor J. Adams 20 September 2022 Share this story
A Halifax artist documents local icons and triggers memories
Haligonian Daniel J. Burt has always been passionate about drawing and painting. After many years experimenting with spray paint, he now creates large-scale murals for Trackside Studios across the country and dreams of expanding worldwide.
“My mural ‘Been Cool’ depicts a small handful of iconic locations from Quinpool Road,” he says. “Though these places may be gone, they live on through the memories of visitors and citizens of Halifax. I am adding a visual aid to these stories and possibly triggering memories forgotten.”
Title: Been Cool
Location: 6311 Quinpool Rd.
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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