I met Jess working at an Agency many years ago now. We used to make images together. She was my Art Director and I enjoyed working with her very much. She left the Agency world and went on to become a Wellness Coach and Strala Yoga Guide. She created a Podcast called Whole & Unleashed… Continue reading Whole & Unleashed – Podcast
The Pandemic has caused many off us to re-evaluate our priorities. Being kept apart from our families this past year or locked in together whichever your case may be, has been extremely difficult, emotional and hard on both families and relationships, which are tough enough at the best of times as Gord Downie alluded to… Continue reading New Years – Thinking of the past + upcoming year
I was interviewed by Hugh Elliot for his great Podcast “Can’t Sell This.” It’s a free-form, hour long, wide ranging conversation between the two of us. Hugh’s been doing the Can’t Sell This Pod Cast for a couple of years now and produced 22 Episodes this year. He has had a really great selection of… Continue reading Can’t Sell This Pod Cast
An image of my parents attending church at the beginning of July was selected as a Hello Canada featured online and print image.
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