By Colin Hodd
At Colin Alexander's Northern Icons exhibit in the Rah Rah Gallery, you would be forgiven if at first you thought you were looking at old, blown-up photographs. But the eyes boring into yours are charcoal and watercolour. They were human, once. Then they were photographs. Under Alexander's hand, they are something else again.
“These are all people from the Yukon Archives,” he says, waving a hand at the wall of faces. “They're all gold-rush figures, generally from the 1890's to...