Welcome to the Ryerson Image Centre (RIC). The RIC exists for the research, teaching and exhibition of photography and related media.
The exhibitions below are now on view. Please join us for our opening reception this evening, January 21, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm. Glamorous attire welcome! Download the official invite here.
Burn with Desire: Photography and Glamour
From iconic studio portraits of Hollywood’s Golden Age to contemporary critiques by artists, this exhibition offers an historical overview of photography’s role in defining a visual lexicon of beauty and allure.
Anti-Glamour: Portraits of Women
A diverse group of artists challenges traditional visual standards that have shaped female identity, recasting the genre of portraiture to claim an alternative presence for women in the public sphere.
Zinnia Naqvi: Seaview
For this 2014 experimental film Seaview (2014), Zinnia Naqvi travelled to her parents' homeland of Karachi, Pakistan to compare childhood memories with lived experience.