Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
2007 Open Exhibition

Portraits of the Human Spirit: Lessons in Living

May 1–April 30, 2007


An online book and multimedia project

These online photo essays profile seven
individuals who have challenged adversity with
extraordinary spirit. Photography can help people
to look at themselves-the visual is such a direct line
to the unconscious. These portraits help all of us to
recognize that we, too, have the capacity to do
more with our lives than we ever thought possible.

Joel Walker is a photographer and psychiatrist
based in Toronto. Early in his career he discovered
the power of photographs in therapy and
pioneered a treatment method based on photo

Scotiabank CONTACT
Photography Festival

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Toronto ON M5V 2J4
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