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Monika Berenyi, MFA, Documentary Media

Research interest:

As a visual artist who uses a broad range of media, Monika’s work expresses and exposes how historical narratives are recorded, preserved, and remembered. Her recent projects have explored critical topics in 20th-century American social history, including the Great Depression, Dust Bowl Migrations, and the Civil Rights Movement, in the context of documentary media and the independent press.

Why Ryerson?

“Ryerson is a creative universe worth exploring; let it surprise and inspire you!”

Advice for prospective grad students?

“Every moment of life is precious. Stand tall, follow your dreams and believe in yourself.”

Where will Ryerson lead her next:

She currently teaches Canadian Art History at the University of Toronto - St. Michael’s College and at the Royal Ontario Museum.