"Art makes life bearable. It isn’t a luxury. Like our capacity for understanding, and our experience of love, it is a vitally important part of life." — Gillian Pederson Krag

"Art makes life bearable. It isn’t a luxury. Like our capacity for understanding, and our experience of love, it is a vitally important part of life." — Gillian Pederson Krag

"Although we have been made to believe that if we let go we will end up with nothing, life reveals just the opposite: that letting go is the real path to freedom." — Sogyal Rinpoche
Glimpse After Glimpse

"Although we have been made to believe that if we let go we will end up with nothing, life reveals just the opposite: that letting go is the real path to freedom." — Sogyal Rinpoche
Glimpse After Glimpse

Wrappin’ up a fun day at #TEDxVan. Beautiful event. Thx to everyone who came & checked out & participated in my lil #GenerateApp portrait project. The images turned out super cool. You guys are all lovely! *hugs and highfives* (at TEDxVancouver)

Wrappin’ up a fun day at #TEDxVan. Beautiful event. Thx to everyone who came & checked out & participated in my lil #GenerateApp portrait project. The images turned out super cool. You guys are all lovely! *hugs and highfives* (at TEDxVancouver)

17 creative portrait experimentations and counting photographed using  #GenerateApp at #TEDxVan (at TEDxVancouver)

17 creative portrait experimentations and counting photographed using #GenerateApp at #TEDxVan (at TEDxVancouver)

17 creative portrait experimentations and counting photographed using  #GenerateApp at #TEDxVan (at TEDxVancouver)

17 creative portrait experimentations and counting photographed using #GenerateApp at #TEDxVan (at TEDxVancouver)

Monitoring the #TEDxVan social media airwaves and directing Internet traffic is Jenny Nyguen #generateapp  (at TEDxVancouver)

Monitoring the #TEDxVan social media airwaves and directing Internet traffic is Jenny Nyguen #generateapp (at TEDxVancouver)

I’m used to being the ‘official photographer’ at events like this, but I tell you what it’s been nice here at #TEDxVan to leave the formal documentation to others like Corinne Bond and sit back and build these creative #generateapp portraits! :) (at TEDxVancouver)

I’m used to being the ‘official photographer’ at events like this, but I tell you what it’s been nice here at #TEDxVan to leave the formal documentation to others like Corinne Bond and sit back and build these creative #generateapp portraits! :) (at TEDxVancouver)

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Rock n roll photographer Christine Macavoy is who I tell my peeps to call when I’m booked, busy, or MIA #generateapp #TEDxVan (at TEDxVancouver)

Rock n roll photographer Christine Macavoy is who I tell my peeps to call when I’m booked, busy, or MIA #generateapp #TEDxVan (at TEDxVancouver)

The camera loves Nadia Nascimento! Track me down at #TEDxVan and come say hi. I’d love to make a  #generateapp portrait of everyone. :) (at TEDxVancouver)

The camera loves Nadia Nascimento! Track me down at #TEDxVan and come say hi. I’d love to make a #generateapp portrait of everyone. :) (at TEDxVancouver)

Lotsa artists sharing their skills today at #TEDxVan including Nathann Detroit Barrett blowin’ his horn! #generateapp  (at TEDxVancouver)

Lotsa artists sharing their skills today at #TEDxVan including Nathann Detroit Barrett blowin’ his horn! #generateapp (at TEDxVancouver)

Dario Meli is probably the most handsome and definitely the most dapper dude at this whole #TEDxVan event! #generateapp  (at TEDxVancouver)

Dario Meli is probably the most handsome and definitely the most dapper dude at this whole #TEDxVan event! #generateapp (at TEDxVancouver)

Infinity mobile photography portrait experiments using #generateapp today at #TEDxVan. Thx to everyone who’s lent me their face!!! :) (at TEDxVancouver)

Infinity mobile photography portrait experiments using #generateapp today at #TEDxVan. Thx to everyone who’s lent me their face!!! :) (at TEDxVancouver)

The camera loves Nadia Nascimento! Track me down at #TEDxVan and come say hi. I’d love to make a  #generateapp portrait of everyone. :) (at TEDxVancouver)

The camera loves Nadia Nascimento! Track me down at #TEDxVan and come say hi. I’d love to make a #generateapp portrait of everyone. :) (at TEDxVancouver)

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Talk talker and walk walker architect and Vancouver brand ambassador & Michael Green’s bright eyes and big smile (not featured) keep everyone around him inspired #generateapp #TEDxVan (at TEDxVancouver)

Talk talker and walk walker architect and Vancouver brand ambassador & Michael Green’s bright eyes and big smile (not featured) keep everyone around him inspired #generateapp #TEDxVan (at TEDxVancouver)

There’s this cool school called THNK School of Creative Leadership out of Amsterdam is opening a Vancouver campus this fall and Bettina Khan is helping get it off the ground #TEDxVan #generateapp (at TEDxVancouver)

There’s this cool school called THNK School of Creative Leadership out of Amsterdam is opening a Vancouver campus this fall and Bettina Khan is helping get it off the ground #TEDxVan #generateapp (at TEDxVancouver)