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RYERSON IMAGE CENTRE

UPCOMING LECTURES & EVENTS

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PUBLIC PROGRAMS
Each exhibition at the Ryerson Image Centre is accompanied by public opening receptions, gallery tours, lectures, conferences, symposia, screenings and more. The Research Centre also presents "Noon Time Collection Talks;" intimate conversations focusing on the Ryerson Image Centre’s vast photography collections. All public programs are free admission and open to the public.


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CURATOR AND ARTIST WALK-THROUGHS

Artist and Curator-Led Tours

Wednesday, February 3, 6 pm
Join Guest Curator Don Synder for a tour of The Light Inside: Wendy Snyder MacNeil, Photographs and Films.

Wednesday, March 23, 6 pm
Join Guest Curator Don Synder for a tour of The Light Inside: Wendy Snyder MacNeil, Photographs and Films.

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PUBLIC RECEPTIONS

Public Receptions

Wednesday, March 9, 6 – 8 pm
Student Gallery Opening Party

Join us for a reception to celebrate the opening of Christopher Manson: Living with Diabetes in Moose Factory.

 

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NOON TIME COLLECTION TALKS
Each academic calendar, we're pleased to present intimate conversations focusing on our vast photography collections. All talks are free and take place in the Peter Higdon Research Centre (122 Bond Street, second floor, RIC–241).
 

Mayola Amici the "Jungle " Photographer: The Representation of African Subjects in the Black Star Collection

Thursday, January 28, 12 pm
Mayola Amici the "Jungle" Photographer: The Representation of African Subjects in the Black Star Collection
Julie Crooks, Independent Curator and Researcher

Please join Julie Crooks for a talk on the inclusion and representation of West African subjects in the vast holdings of the Black Star Collection of twentieth-century photoreportage, with a particular focus on the documentary photographs of Mayola Amici, the "Jungle Photographer."

Julie received a PhD in the Department of History of Art and Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), at the University of London in 2014. Her research focuses on historical photography in Sierra Leone, West Africa and the diaspora. She has taught numerous courses in these fields at the Art Gallery of Ontario, as well as Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU), University of Toronto, Wilfrid Laurier University, and York University. Currently, Julie is a Rebanks Postdoctoral Fellow at the Royal Ontario Museum researching the various engagements of black/African audiences with the African Gallery and the photographic history of Blacks in Canada.

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Noon Time Collection Talks

Upcoming Noon Time Collection Talks

Thursday, February 25, 12 pm
Doina Popescu, Founding Director, RIC

Thursday, March 17, 12 pm
Sara Angelucci, Artist and Adjunct Professor, Ryerson University

Thursday, April 7, 12 pm
Noa Bronstein, Executive Director, Gallery 44

 

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS
All events take place at the Ryerson Image Centre (33 Gould Street), unless otherwise noted.

Special Events

Wednesday, February 10, 6 pm
Book Signing
With artist Elaine Ling

Wednesday, February 24, 6 pm
Artist Talk
With artist Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof

Wednesday, March 2, 6 pm
Artist Talk
With artist Spring Hurlbut

Wednesday, March 30, 7 pm
Tanenbaum Lecture
With photographer Susan Meiselas
George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre
245 Church Street (ENG-103)

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EXHIBITION TOURS

Docent-Lead Tours

Daily @ 2:30pm

The RIC is pleased to offer daily guided walking-tours of all current exhibitions by trained docents. Tours begin inside the Great Hall and run for approximately 45 minutes, including time for questions and comments. No registration is required and all tours are FREE to the public! For more information or to inquire about special requests, group bookings or accessibility accommodations, please contact ric@ryerson.ca or call 416.979.5164.

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