As the Park’s first resident photographer, Heike will spend the summer on the park’s trails, documenting its landscapes, wildlife and the visitors who come to escape the city just beyond its borders.
You can read more about the Heike’s residency experience in this feature by the Metro.
BIO: Heike Reuse is a Canadian-based landscape and wildlife photographer, with a curiosity for urban exploration. After receiving a BFA in photography at OCAD University, Heike has been pursuing a photography contract with Parks Canada. As an artist, Heike is fascinated by wildlife and the idea of nature as an unstoppable force. She predominantly shoots landscapes, many echoing a theme of industrial abandonment or exploration and rediscovery of forgotten spaces. For Heike photography is not solely about the image, but also the thrill of adventure and exploration of the natural world.