Dwight Storring is a documentary filmmaker living in Kitchener. He was also the City of Kitchener 2014 Artist in Residence. His work still focuses on the stories of ordinary people and how they form a larger community narrative. He spent his early career as a photojournalist at the Kitchener-Waterloo Record.
In a new documentary Finding John Lingwood, Dwight reveals the man behind the buildings. He was Waterloo Region's most influential architects. Through interviews with family, colleagues, clients and those who have occupied his buildings, the film explores Lingwood's influence on community life.
"This is not a chronology of his life or a survey of his work," says Storring, "but more of a quest to find just what inspired him and how that played out in his life and work."
The film includes three of Lingwood's Kitchener sites and also takes viewers on a journey to the shores of Burnt Island in Georgian Bay, the place where John Lingwood felt truly at home - a place close to the wood and stone that figure prominently in his work.