For over a year, Menendez traveled from the boreal forests of western Ontario to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, and experienced the midlands of Canada as a luxury of space and wide horizons. The photographs that resulted from this ongoing project stress the horizontal and intend to convey to the viewer the oceanic feeling of the vast magnificence of the Canadian midlands, as well as the incongruity that resource extraction plays in altering the landscape and the environment.