Thursday, 27 April 2017

From Here and Away at The Forks

From Here & Away has curated a comfortable, welcoming space for all. Photo by Ally Gonzalo   

From Here & Away’s mission statement is printed on the window of our new pop-up studio on the second floor of The Forks Market: We are a clothing company and art collective that exists to encourage self expression, creativity, and the general well being of the human spirit.

Okay Mann performing at From Here & Away.

The crowd for a winter photo-walk led by From Here & Away.

Since the beginning of 2016 we’ve run photography workshops aimed to encourage creative expression in individuals from all walks of life. We also support an ever-growing online community who shares their experiences to a central #FromHereAndAway hashtag. Additionally, we produce ethical clothing, predominantly made in Canada, to support our operations.

Some of the product offered by FH&A.

Our new studio at The Forks is open to anyone to work, connect, read a book, or just hang out in, under the spirit of that mission statement. In a way, it is a microcosm of what The Forks represents: enabling community, being as accessible as possible, and encouraging self-expression. We use our space at The Forks to anchor operations, sell goods, and hold special events such as concerts and artist talks.
Build Films giving an artist talk at From Here & Away.

Next time you’re at The Forks, visit our space to study, make art, just sit for a bit, or meet up with a friend.

We're open 11-5 Tuesday to Sunday.

If you’re interested in renting the space for your own community event, please email for availability.

Visit to learn more.

By Joseph Visser, of From Here And Away. Find him on the second floor of The Forks Market working on cool projects, watering his many plants and welcoming folks into his cozy space. Ask him anything about photography and/or life. Naturally, he took all the photos featured in this post. 

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