Primary Exhibitions

Within museums and galleries, 15 exhibitions of images gathered from around the world reflect the scope of photo-based practices from the past and present-day.

  • Yto Barrada, Landslip, Cromlech de m’Zora, from The Strait Project, 2001 Primary Exhibition Beaux Gestes Yto Barrada Yto Barrada May 22–July 11 A Space Gallery
  • Henryk Ross, Lodz ghetto: “Soup for lunch” (Group of men alongside building eating from pails), 1940-44 Primary Exhibition Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross Henryk Ross Henryk Ross January 31–June 14 Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Vanley Burke, Siffa Sound System, Handsworth Park, 1983 Primary Exhibition Watchers, Seekers, Keepers Vanley Burke Vanley Burke April 30–May 31 BAND Gallery
  • Lorenzo Vitturi, Plastic Blue #1 & 2, from the series Dalston Anatomy, 2013 Primary Exhibition Dalston Anatomy Lorenzo Vitturi Lorenzo Vitturi May 2–June 27 CONTACT Gallery
  • Chema Madoz, Untitled, 2005 Primary Exhibition La Mirada en el Otro: Conexiones/
    Confrontaciones
    The Spanish National Photography Prize
    Bleda y Rosa, Toni Catany, Joan Colom... Bleda y Rosa, Toni Catany, Joan Colom, Gabriel Cualladó, Cristina García Rodero, Alberto García-Alix, Ouka Leele, Chema Madoz, Ramón Masats, Carlos Pérez Siquier, Pablo Pérez-Mínguez, Humberto Rivas, Manuel Vilariño May 1–31 Edward Day Gallery
  • Brea Souders, Teeth and Shell, 2012 Primary Exhibition Makeshift Maegan Hill-Carroll, Brea Souders, Ève K Tremblay Maegan Hill-Carroll, Brea Souders, Ève K Tremblay May 2–30 Gallery 44 Centre For Contemporary Photography
  • Lonnie van Brummelen and Siebren de Haan, Episode of the Sea, 2014. Film still Primary Exhibition Episode of the Sea Siebren de Haan, Lonnie van Brummelen Siebren de Haan, Lonnie van Brummelen May 2–23 Gallery TPW
  • Frank (Franz) Johnston, Untitled (Sunlit Clouds and Tree Tops), date unknown Primary Exhibition The Photographs of Frank (Franz) Johnston April 16–August 16 McMichael Canadian Art Collection
  • Lucas Blalock, Same Kinds of Arguments, 2014 Primary Exhibition Part Picture Lucas Blalock, Ellen Carey, Ryan Foerster... Lucas Blalock, Ellen Carey, Ryan Foerster, Jan Groover, John Houck, Barbara Kasten, Owen Kydd, Elad Lassry, Mariah Robertson, Erin Shirreff, Josh Tonsfeldt, James Welling, Chris Wiley May 1–31 Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art
  • Yto Barrada, Hoarding, Briech, from The Strait Project, 2002 Primary Exhibition Beaux Gestes Yto Barrada Yto Barrada May 7–July 25 Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, Indian from India, Savage, Portfolio I, 2001 Primary Exhibition Generations Annu Palakunnathu Matthew Annu Palakunnathu Matthew May 2–October 18 Royal Ontario Museum
  • Scott Conarroe, Forest Fire Plume, Golden BC, 2008 Primary Exhibition Canada By Rail and By Sea Scott Conarroe Scott Conarroe April 29–June 28 Ryerson Image Centre
  • Mark Ruwedel, Chocolate Mountains: A Ceremonial Trail. The Ice Age, 2001 Primary Exhibition Scotiabank Photography Award Mark Ruwedel Mark Ruwedel April 29–June 28 Ryerson Image Centre
  • Edson Chagas, Found Not Taken, Luanda, 2009 Primary Exhibition Found Not Taken Edson Chagas Edson Chagas May 1–31 Scrap Metal Gallery
  • Anna Atkins, Polypodium crenatum, Norway, 1854 Primary Exhibition Past Picture: Photography and the Chemistry of Intention Anna Atkins, Anton Bruehl, Share Corsaut... Anna Atkins, Anton Bruehl, Share Corsaut, Adrien Majewski, Ralph-Eugene Meatyard, László Moholy-Nagy, Charles Nègre, Paul Outerbridge Jr., Man Ray, Albert Renger-Patzsch, Franz Roh, Gary Schneider, Paul Strand, Hiroshi Sugimoto, William Henry Fox Talbot, Étienne Léopold Trouvelot, John Vanderpant May 1–31 The National Gallery of Canada at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art
  • Unknown photographer,  Auto – ACC – S.F., Runaway Truck , September 4, 1951 Primary Exhibition Broken Steps and Haunted Screens
    with a project by
    Penelope Umbrico Penelope Umbrico April 28–May 30 University of Toronto Art Centre
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