Life’s Work: Six Conversations with Makers was a 2015 project developed by Craft Alliance Atlantic and Craft Nova Scotia, produced by Breakwater Studios and funded by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Film and Creative Industries. The six short documentaries featured master craftspeople, their work, the beautiful parts of Nova Scotia where they live and practice their crafts.
Life Matters. Live it.
Mother EarthMother Earth a Voice for Women
Lady BugTo Bugs With Love
TurnLife Takes a Turn
Fibre & WoodLight and Shadow, Yin and Yang, Fibre and Wood
StoneA portrait of master stone carver Heather Lawson
In the winter and early spring of 2021 the Life’s Work Matinee series revisited these films, and with the help of communications consultant and former broadcaster, Crystal Garrett, catching up with the craftspeople that were originally featured. You can see those conversations here.
featuring Ben Proudfoot and Taylor Redmond
The 2021 Life’s Work Matinee series of follow-up conversations was made possible by the support of the COVID-19 Emergency Support for Arts and Culture Organizations.