Photo Series, Photography, Toronto

Toronto is…


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What is Toronto to you?

… hometown?

… a place to have fun?

… where you went to school?

… a new home?

Whether you were born in Toronto, grew up here, or just visiting, everyone experiences this city in a different way.

As someone who immigrated to Toronto from Sri Lanka at a very young age, this city has become my home. No matter where in this world I travel to, seeing the city from the plane as it lands is a feeling I never get tired of. It has so much to offer and every day I find something new here that I never knew about before.

Earlier this year, the elections in the states brought out a lot of negative energy worldwide, and it was devastating to see hate starting to spread. I wanted to create something that was light-hearted and positive, and just show this city that I call home through a positive lens. One of my favourite responses that I received through this project is from Sana, a yoga teacher and dietitian who recently moved to Toronto from Kuwait. She says, “Toronto is a cold city, with warm people.” 

I reached out to 10 Torontonians and asked them, “If you could describe Toronto in a single word, what would it be?”

These were their answers:

Art-Xyza
“Art” – Xyza
Colourful-Harjas
“Colourful” – Harjas
Diverse-Yathu
“Diverse” – Yathu
Open-Navdeep
“Open” – Nav
Friendly-Sana
“Friendly” – Sana
Peace-Vinusiya
“Peace” – Vinu
Paradise-Janarthanan
“Paradise” – Janarth
Vibes-Roxette
“Vibes” – Roxette
Versatile-Jaideep
“Versatile” – Jaideep
Home-Priya
“Home” – Priya

 

 

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