The Process & Bios
Notes on "Ship-to-Shore" + "Red Island Rocks"
by Mary Duffy + Paddy Barry
In the 1960's during the resettlement program, many families were relocated from
their beloved island homes. Mary's family was one of these. Her family had lived on Red Island for generations and was one of
the last to leave, only after all services to the island had been cut off.
Paddy Barry's father grew up on Red Island and Paddy recently revisited. These
photos combine images from both Red Island and Fogo Island, another one of
Paddy's spiritual island homes. Our words and images combine to recreate our
Words: Mary Duffy
Photos: Paddy Barry
Mary Duffy is a librarian and Vice President of Pandora's Collective. She was a child during the resettlemet process that emptied many of the Newfoundland islands of their people.
Paddy Barry lives in St. Johns, Newfoundland. He is a musician, printer and photographer.
back to the collaboration