Welcome to the Ryerson Image Centre (RIC). The RIC exists for the research, teaching and exhibition of photography and related media.
The following exhibitions are currently on view at the Ryerson Image Centre:
DISPATCH: War Photographs in Print, 1854–2008
DISPATCH explores the representation of conflict in the western press, tracing war photography’s evolution through changing historical contexts, aesthetic priorities and editorial practices over 150 years.
Harun Farocki: Serious Games I–IV
Renowned German filmmaker Farocki investigates the use of virtual reality and gaming animations in US military recruitment, training and after-action therapy, revealing fundamental links between technology and violence in a time of war.
Public Studio: Drone Wedding
This newly-commissioned video by Toronto's Public Studio (Elle Flanders and Tamira Sawatzky, with sound artist Anna Friz) observes a wedding through footage from overhead drones and surveillance cameras, blanketing a backyard celebration with an aura of tension and threat.
Remembering the Real Winnie: The World’s Most Famous Bear Turns 100
Through the photographs, documents and scrapbooks of Canadian soldier and veterinarian Harry Colebourn (1887–1947), this interdisciplinary project traces the story of the original bear that inspired A.A. Milne’s famous character Winnie the Pooh.