Braille Merchant Compilation No. 1

An outdoor, socially distanced winter fat e-bike escape during COVID-19 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
A video suite...
"Lonely as the snow man" by Braille Merchant
"snow keys" by Yellowknife's Braille Merchant
"The 7Th Oracle P.E. One" by Yellowknife's Braille Merchant
"Lost Threads of Understanding" by Yellowknife's Braille Merchant
"Lost Threads of Understanding Zen" by Yellowknife's Braille Merchant
"Ghost and the wolfs" x 2 by Yellowknife's Braille Merchant
"Ghost and the wolfs" x 2 by Yellowknife's Braille Merchant

  • George Lessard
  • George Lessard
    Video Artist
  • Braille Merchant
  • George Lessard
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Music Video
  • Runtime:
    35 minutes 17 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 20, 2020
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Director Biography - George Lessard

From a community access & media training base, George creates in print, broadcast radio & TV and educational media.

A Lethbridge artist in electronic & digital media, George was born / brought up in Rosemère, north of Montreal, Canada.

His muse now moves from his postings to & showings in Toronto, Vancouver, Banff Calgary, Yellowknife, Inuvik, and Fort Smith Northwest Territories, Salluit, Nunavik (Arctic) Quebec & Arviat, Nunavut, Beijing, China; Nassau, the Bahamas; La Paz, Bolivia; Butare, Rwanda; Chelyabinsk, Russia; Berhampur, Odisha, India and Manu, Peru.

These days he uploads / streams reflective experiential imagery from Lethbridge Alberta, and the surrounding spaces on the traditional territory of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), Nakoda (Stoney) and Tsuut’ina.

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Director Statement

Information Curation, Communications & Digital Media Artist