John Morton

Member Since January 1, 1996

- born Feb. 27, 1960
- began to learn black and white photography (developing, printing) in 1974
- first job as a reporter/photographer with "Briarpatch Magazine", Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada; Nov.-Dec. 1979
- studied post-structural philosophy from 1980-85
- continued exploratory work in the area of visual linguistics from that point on
- worked with various environmental and First Nations groups from 1986 to present
- published in "Semiotext[e] Canadas" (1994) under pen name 'Lon Cayeway'
- currently reconstructing the origin of writing, with reference to the non-metrical image writing used in pre-Columbian times by the First Nations of North America (including the system of mapping used by the Aboriginal Peoples of North America)… check it out on my web site at http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Cyprus/8281/
… particularly the "Introduction" section, where you will find authentic images of various hominid species (added Jan. 2003)!!!