Wade Davis & Phil Borges

Wednesday, April 4, 2007 by Michelle

Wade Davis & Phil Borges are joining with Atira in an evening fundraiser at the Firehall Arts Centre Theatre on April 12th in support of Atira’s Digital Storytelling Project, which is inspired by Bridges to Understanding (a program founded by Phil in 2001). Wade Davis is the National Geographic Explorer in Residence, an ethnobotanist, author and above all else an extraordinary storyteller (and fellow British Columbian!). Wade will be joined by Phil Borges, a master photographer and recognized humanitarian whose portraits are collected and exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide. Call 604-689-0926 for tickets.

On April 13th at the Diane Farris Gallery, Phil will be launching his new book, Women Empowered. Phil will be joined by Michael Bednar, an award winning Vancouver-based photographer who will be showing images from his recent trip to Mongolia. A percentages of Michael’s sales will be donated to Atira’s Digital Storytelling Project. Call 604-531-9143 to RSVP

For more information, go to www.atira.bc.ca. Both nights are extraordinary opportunities to both hear and see profoundly moving and amazing art.

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