Welcome to the Ryerson Image Centre (RIC). The RIC exists for the research, teaching and exhibition of photography and related media.
The gallery is now closed for installation and will re-open on April 29, 2015 at 11am with the following exhibitions:
Scotiabank Photography Award: Mark Ruwedel
Winner of the 2014 Scotiabank Photography Award, Mark Ruwedel is an internationally respected landscape photographer who works primarily in the western territories of the United States and Canada, documenting cultural traces and physical imprints of human activity on the land.
Scott Conarroe: Canada By Rail and By Sea
Through two series of elegiac landscapes, acclaimed artist Scott Conarroe documents Canada’s transportation infrastructure, revealing its contribution to our national identity while addressing environmental and social concerns arising from post-industrial decay.
Phil Solomon: EMPIRE x 8
This machinima video—a sly, rueful homage to Andy Warhol’s Empire (1964)—positions viewers high above the simulated New York of Grand Theft Auto IV, overlooking a virtual Empire State Building through a day of shifting light, dramatic weather, falling debris and ominous planes.
A Telling Portrait: The Work and Collection of Michael Mitchell
Working with prominent Canadian photographer, filmmaker and writer Michael Mitchell, second-year students from Ryerson University’s Film and Photography Preservation and Collections Management program explore Mitchell’s rich and diversified career in the context of his personal photography collection.