My Beating Heart I started working with Hearts several years ago as a way to integrate something digital with something physical. I started to build hearts that I could make beat with lights. … and then I hooked this to a sensor that read my heart beat and My Beating Heart became the project title. … Continue reading Art Commission for Local Charity to Support Front Line Health Workers
I was able to meet the Prime Minister of Canada yesterday – I had a meeting with him. He fit me into his time! It’s been a dream of mine for many years now, this meeting and eventually, the stars aligned, and I received an email last week from the office of my MP –… Continue reading My trip to Ottawa and a dream fulfilled.
Bergeron Clifford and Cumberland Wealth Management Present : David Bastedo’s Through My Lens: A Tale of Love, Hope and Admiration. SOLD OUT Please join us on December 13th at The Isabel Bader Centre for an art show of David’s 50 favourite images from his 12 years being The Tragically Hip’s official photographer . Then move… Continue reading Through My Lens: A Tale of Love, Hope and Admiration.
I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Warren Weeks for his Podcast – The Warren Weeks Show. He’s a great interviewer and has a really interesting series of guests. You should check it out. Here’s the intro blurb to Episode 9. While you might not know his name, you’ve definitely seen his work. David… Continue reading The Warren Weeks Show Podcast
On October 26th, 2018 I was delighted to give a talk at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa on my work with The Tragically Hip in support of RMG Exposed, which I was co-hosting in 2018 & 2019. RMG Exposed is a juried photography competition to raise money for Children’s Art programs.
I’ve been accepted as a Keynote speaker at the upcoming COCA conference in Fredericton on June 15th where I will be sharing my evolving talk. COCA is excited to announce a Keynote Presentation from David Bastedo at #COCA2018 Through visuals and video, David speaks about the emotional and poignant journey of The Tragically Hip’s final… Continue reading COCA2018 – Through My Lens
This was the first Exhibition of images that I displayed of images of Gord Downie – and was a work in progress – still is I guess – in terms of going through my archive of images and selecting ones that I liked and wanted to print. I quickly put together a pamphlet or program,… Continue reading An Abridged Exploration of Love & Admiration. Part 1. Gord.
Apple is using one of my images for a limited OOH and Billboard campaign to support Canadian Musicians around the area of the Junos in Vancouver.
A while back, I mentioned that I will be giving a talk in the New Year. . . so it’s the New Year and I have been diligently working on a presentation. Now there is a date. I will be a Speaker in Talk Boutique’s next Salon Series on February 28th. I’m really happy to… Continue reading Talk Boutique – Salon Series – February 28th
The last two years have been bitter and sweet, confusing, inspiring, depressing, joyful, happy and sad mixed into a bit of a dream and if there is one image that represents 2017 for me, it is this image of Gord from August of 2016 – the irony that an image from 2016 represents 2017 to… Continue reading Themes for 2018