Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
Image courtesy of Martin Barnes, Victoria and Albert Museum.
Image courtesy of Martin Barnes, Victoria and Albert Museum.
2006 Lecture


Drake Hotel
1150 Queen St W

The photography market has demonstrated
a great surge of activity in
recent years and unprecedented growth
in international interest. Five experts
in the field, from museum curators to
corporate and private collectors, will
address recent developments in the
art of collecting photography. With a
focus on the role of galleries acting
as intermediaries between photographers
and the market, the panelists
will address the main issues on
a national and international scale.

Alison Devine Nordström, Curator of
Still Photography at George Eastman
House, International Museum of
Photography and Film, Rochester,
New York. Nordström has curated
over 100 exhibitions and written
numerous essays and reviews.

Jeanne Parkin, Independent Art
Consultant and Curator, Mccarthy
& Tétrault, Toronto. Parkin is an
avid art collector and has been a
dedicated philanthropist in the arts
community for over 25 years.

Joe Baio is a photography collector
living in New York City. He
collects for the pure joy of it.

Martin Barnes, Curator, Photographs,
Victoria and Albert Museum, London,
UK. Barnes’ special interests include
Architecture, 19th-century and contemporary
Fine-art photography.

Stephen Daiter, Director, Stephen Daiter
Gallery / Daiter Contemporary, Chicago.
Daiter exhibits 20th-century photography
and contemporary work by
emerging and established artists.

Scotiabank CONTACT
Photography Festival

80 Spadina Ave Suite 205
Toronto ON M5V 2J4
Gallery Hours
Tue-Fri 11am–5pm
The CONTACT Gallery
is wheelchair accessible.