AUDIO | We’re all experiencing disruptions and big changes in our everyday lives. Some of us are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic battle. Others may not have left home for some time, while others have been suffering from COVID-19 infection. Any scan of the news will turn up hundreds of stories about our collective, human, experiences. Vancouver Island Mental Health Society’s People First Radio project is focusing on Life During Covid-19, sharing personal stories and perspectives from a range of citizens.
Von Allan lives and works from his home in the Vanier neighbourhood in Ottawa, Ontario. Von is an artist and comics creator; his latest work is the ongoing comics project Wolf’s Head. He’s appeared on People First Radio previously and we wanted to catch up with him to hear his perspectives on the pandemic.
Ottawa, Ontario (April 3, 2020): Von Allan, an Ottawa-based artist and comics creator, is one of the three shortlisted artists for the Peter Honeywell Mid-Career Artist Award through the Ottawa Arts Council. The award was established to recognize and encourage the achievements of Ottawa artists of all disciplines who have evolved beyond the emerging stage in their career to become recognized professional working artists contributing to the community. His fellow nominees are AM Dumouchel and Rebecca Noelle.
Listen to Von Allan on People First Radio.