image item: OCAD – Robin Love

A skilled camper awakens to the construction of their experience of nature and the myths behind their sense of national identity. While inhabiting the space of the oTENTik in Rouge National Park, they step back from everything they know about the outdoors, camping, and being Canadian, to examine how and where this knowledge was formed amidst the objects and memories of their past – through five generations of white settlers before them. 

Photo by Robin Love