Tanea Hynes is overshadowed by one of many big vehicles used on the Iron Ore Co. of Canada mine in Labrador Metropolis. She revisited the city the place she grew up in a brand new exhibit known as Workhorse. (Darryl Dinn/CBC)
Artist and designer Tanea Hynes’s newest work is hanging at The Rooms in St. John’s, though her imaginative and prescient was impressed by the economic scenes she grew up with in Labrador Metropolis.
Her images additionally led her to a complete new appreciation for her father, who labored on the iron ore mine that introduced all of Labrador Metropolis to life.
“Rising up, it was at all times a little bit of a thriller what my dad really did every day. So I completely dropped at mild what his job was and sort of how harmful and soiled it may be,” she stated.
Her exhibit is named Workhorse, and is impressed by the heavy equipment and components of day by day life in a city that exists due to mining. A companion ebook of the identical title has additionally been produced.
“I hope folks join with it. And perhaps it is only a totally different approach to take a look at the place you reside,” she stated.
Amongst different issues, the method additionally introduced her nearer to her dad. “I feel we actually related over with the ability to discuss work, which was by no means one thing that we had a connection over earlier than,” she stated.
Workhorse continues on the Provincial Artwork Gallery in The Rooms till Sept. 26.
WATCH | Tanea Hynes talks about her industrial inspiration on this video by freelance video producer Darryl Dinn: