Earlier this summer Victoria McReynolds and Jose Villanueva came through Port as part of Victoria’s luminous light measuring project Light 110. A project to watch. They drove in a tricked out, Victoria-designed Pathfinder from Lubbock, Texas to Prince Rupert earlier in the month, and were en route to their next line of longitude, stopping at each all the way down the coast to Chile.
So begins The Bannock Lectures, a series of talks and dinners with people who are coming through town, providing an interchange of ideas and people in a place that has always been a point of intersection and trade, since time immemorial. The idea has always been to serve [Rod’s secret recipe] bannock at these gatherings, to feed people, to open up possibilities, to invite something to happen that feeds this place, rather than extracts from it.