In this lush and visually striking film from director Brian D. Johnson (Al Purdy Was Here), see the world through the eyes of Jason Logan, a Toronto-based ink maker whose stunning colours, harvested from natural ingredients like flowers, berries, rock and rust, are coveted by artists around the world. As the endearingly obsessive Logan prepares custom inks for his eclectic clientele--from Japanese calligraphers and California tattoo artists to New Yorker cartoonist Liana Finck and Toronto's own Margaret Atwood (the recipient of a "Handmaid Red")--we follow him through the dazzling landscapes in which he practices his ancient craft. Travelling from the hills of Malibu and the marble quarries of Italy back to the Toronto landmarks, like the Leslie Spit and Wycliffe College, where Logan sources his materials, The Color of Ink offers an immersive cinematic experience that reconnects us to the earth and returns us to a childlike sense of wonder.
In English, Spanish, Japanese with English subtitles.
Join director Brian Johnson and film subject Jason Logan for an in-person Q&A after the March 23 screening.
Tickets: $15 (Members from $10)
The Colour of Ink ticketholders are invited to a special event at the CSI Annex on Saturday, March 25. Meet renowned inkmaker Jason Logan and experiment with natural ink! Register now.
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