Vignette, HD video, 4:13 min.
In 1941 Japanese-Canadian fishermen owned the majority of commercial fishing licenses in British Columbia. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor Japanese families were forced from their coastal homes and moved inland. One thousand one hundred and thirty-seven Japanese-Canadian fishing vessels were confiscated and never returned.
The Public Domain is a collaborative project that engages historical landscape photography through the lens of shared resources and the concept of the commons.