Episode 39: Raymond Biesinger & Alex Bozikovic


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On this episode, illustrator Raymond Biesinger and architecture critic Alex Bozikovic interview one another about their new book, 305 LOST BUILDINGS OF CANADA. In the process, they chart their career paths, explore their artistic processes, examine the political nature of architecture, and more.

Raymond Biesinger is an illustrator and artist born in 1979 who lived in Edmonton for twenty years and is also into editorial and commercial work on almost any subject. Other interests: minimalism, maximalism, world and local history, economics, music, science fiction, historic buildings, pictorial mazes, keeping a 135-year-old Montreal home from collapsing, etc. Past clients include a long list of business, culture, politics, and lifestyle magazines from around the globe.

Alex Bozikovic is an architecture critic for the Globe and Mail and co-author of TORONTO ARCHITECTURE: A CITY GUIDE. He has also written for Toronto Life, Azure, and Metropolis.

You can order 305 LOST BUILDINGS OF CANADA here.

Find Raymond on Instagram @raymondbiesinger or on his website; find Alex on Twitter and Instagram @alexbozikovic.

Find Glass Bookshop on all social platforms @glassbookshop and check out previous episodes of the show on the Glass Bookshop Radio website.

Transcript to come.

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