This year CONTACT expands its scope across Toronto and presents a broad spectrum of physically and conceptually engaging forms of photography.  In keeping with this commitment to multiplicity, the 2018 Festival catalogue cover has been produced as a series of four, with each one featuring a single work. The images by Richard…

This year CONTACT expands its scope across Toronto and presents a broad spectrum of physically and conceptually engaging forms of photography.  In keeping with this commitment to multiplicity, the 2018 Festival catalogue cover has been produced as a series of four, with each one featuring a single work. The images by Richard Mosse, Felicity Hammond, Charlie Engman, and Shelley Niro represent highly distinctive approaches to the photographic medium, yet they can each be considered touchstones for areas of common ground that have come together through the process of developing the curated program.

Focusing on collaborations, new discoveries, commissions, and premiere presentations, CONTACT’s 2018 Primary Exhibitions and Public Installations present outstanding, timely works by artists from Canada and abroad. Many of today’s critical global issues are the consequence of war, and the societal complexities that arise from it are examined by numerous artists throughout the Festival. Richard Mosse uses a military-grade thermal video camera that registers bodily presence from great distances to create highly complex works based on documentation of refugee camps. Along a similar vein, Trevor Paglen uncovers the physical markers of covert military and intelligence surveillance activities. Looking at the contested lands of Palestine, Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme construct poetic narratives that speak to the ongoing conflict permeating the area. The monuments of war are investigated by Daniel Alexander, whose images of cemeteries and epitaphs consider the impulse to commemorate; and the AGO’s photographic archives reveal personal accounts of the First World War and images capturing the technologies of mass destruction.

The built environment is also a prevalent theme this year, and a number of artists were commissioned to produce new site-specific work at prominent locations around the city. Felicity Hammond’s project examines how depictions of past and future urban developments dramatically shift and complicate the way that architecture is experienced, and Marleen Sleeuwits’ photographs are based on her elaborate transformations of nondescript architectural spaces. As a platform for artistic experimentation, our Public Installations activate a visual dialogue within their urban surroundings, as seen in the fleeting moments captured in Wang Yishu’s images positioned in a bustling subway station, the digital landscapes Scott Benesiinaabandan derives from monument sites to acknowledge Indigenous histories, and the expansive view of the cosmos by Elizabeth Zvonar that illuminates the grey concrete cityscape. Several venues, some of which are new to the Festival this year,provide challenging contexts for artistic interventions. While Dana Claxton’s hyper-saturated images of canoes transform a new gathering place beneath the Gardiner Expressway, Max Dean’s multimedia installation occupies a former soap factory slated for demolition. Replacing the traditional display of pictures, Piero Martinello’s portraits of radical individuals infiltrate the former home of a magistrate.

Numerous projects this year aim to challenge cultural stereotypes. Charlie Engman’s expansive body of work, which is being exhibited for the first time, features boundary-pushing photographs of his mother; John Edmonds’ public installation confronts presumptions about race, class, and gender based on clothing choices; and Sofia Mesa’s collaborative project commemorates individuals often deemed invisible by society. Through active dialogue with diverse communities, Esther Shalev-Gerz considers the politics of representation by examining the origins of museum objects. The culture and collecting practice of the museum is also scrutinized by Nadia Myre, who reclaims Indigenous skills and crafts devalued by colonization; and by Awol Erizku, whose still life compositions address the practice of whitewashing in art historical representation.

The pervasive theme of reclamation and empowerment resonates in Shelley Niro’s work, which redefines contemporary Indigenous experience and identity, particularly for women. Gestures of cultural understanding are performed by a number of artists whose images reveal complex narratives: Kent Monkman’s alter ego Miss Chief Eagle Testickle reclaims a controversial headdress; Aida Muluneh speaks to the struggles and achievements of the African diaspora across history; and Caroline Monnet’s scene of women in the film industry highlights an emerging sense of power and self-determination. Reframing social and cultural traditions, Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca’s work dynamically captures contemporary dance and music derived from various forms of colonial resistance in Brazil, and a vibrant group exhibition drawing from an archive of Canadian hip hop culture disrupts the status quo to provide high visibility for under-recognized photographers.

We invite you to experience all of the exceptional projects in CONTACT 2018’s curated program throughout the city. Revealing multilayered perspectives on the world, the works ultimately come together through interaction, dialogue, and celebration.

2018
Marleen Sleeuwits, Interior no. 41, 2013. © Marleen Sleeuwits
April 30–June 1,  2018

Marleen Sleeuwits
Not The Actual Site

2018
John Edmonds, Untitled (Hood 16), from the series Hoods, 2016 – 2018. Courtesy of LTD LA.
April 27–May 31,  2018

John Edmonds
Hoods

2018
Dana Claxton, Canoe #9, 2018. Courtesy of the artist.
April 24–August 13,  2018

Dana Claxton
A Forest of Canoes

2018
Emeka Ogboh, WER HAT ANGST VOR SCHWARZ: Casino Baden-Baden series, 2017. Courtesy of the artist.
January 27–December 31,  2018

Emeka Ogboh
WER HAT ANGST VOR SCHWARZ: Casino Baden-Baden series

2018
Caroline Monnet, History shall speak for itself, 2018. Courtesy of the artist
April 26–May 31,  2018

Caroline Monnet
History shall speak for itself

2018
Tina Berning/Michelangelo Di Battista, Face Project IV, 2007. Archival pigment print, 47.25” x 40”, edition 1 of 7.
April 26–June 9,  2018

Tina Berning, Michelangelo Di Battista
Confluence II

2018
Lori Nix and Kathleen Gerber, Botanic Gardens, 2008. Chromogenic Print, 48 x 65”. Courtesy of Bau-Xi Photo.
May 1–31,  2018

Lori Nix, Kathleen Gerber
THE EMPIRE, THE CITY 

2018
John E. Ackerman, Harold and Gary with Mrs. Tattlebaum, 1957. Archival Pigment Print, 5 x 7”. © Ontario Jewish Archives, Blan- kenstein Family Heritage Centre (UJA Federation), accession 2013-10-3
May 17–June 10,  2018

Dr. John E. Ackerman
Collecting Moments: The Photographs of Dr. John E. Ackerman

2018
Erwin Blumenfeld, Portrait Solarised and Cut, circa 1938. Silver gelatin print, 13 × 10.5".
May 2–June 30,  2018

Erwin Blumenfeld
From Dada to Vogue

2018
Dayna Danger, Kandace, 2017. Digital print, 60 x 75”.
April 21–June 3,  2018

Lacie Burning, Dayna Danger, Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter
Forward Facing

2018
Elise Rasmussen, A Poetic Truth in a Pathetic Fallacy, 2015 - 2018. Still from HD Video. Courtesy of the artist
May 5–June 30,  2018

Shadi Harouni, Elise Rasmussen
With an instinct for justice

2018
Chad Tobin, Untitled, 2014. © Chad Tobin.
May 1–20,  2018

Chad Tobin, Steve Wadden
Do As You Wish

2018
Yannick Anton, Like Father, Like Son, 2017
May 3–June 2,  2018

Yannick Anton
Limited Edition

2018
Samer Muscati, Iraqi Girls Exuberant After Escaping ISIS, 2015
May 2–31,  2018

Samer Muscati
Uprooted and Dispossessed: Portraits of Women Caught in Conflict and Colonialism

2018
Maryse Arseneault, Sanguine et Terres Brulées / Blood Ties, Scorched Earth (detail), 2011. Installation view. Screenprint on photographs mounted on birch tiles.
April 28–May 12,  2018

Maryse Arseneault
Sanguine et terres brulées / Blood Ties, Scorched Earth 

2018
Osheen Harruthoonyan, The Road, 2011. Sepia and gold selenium toned gelatin silver print.
May 2–June 29,  2018

Curated Group Exhibition
Red Light

2018
Aydin Büyüktas, Hierapolis Necrapol, 2017. Chromogenic print, 47 × 63".
May 2–June 24,  2018

Aydin Büyüktas
Flatland

2018
Peter Andrew Lusztyk, This is not Snoop Dogg, 2016. Chromogenic print, 72 × 48".
May 1–25,  2018

Peter Andrew Lusztyk
The Uncanny Valley Portraits

2018
Jenine Marsh, Water Strider, 2017. Blouse, clay, acrylic varnish and ink, 5 × 4'. Image courtesy of the artist. Documentation: Nicole Kelly Westman
May 11–June 9,  2018

Group Exhibition
The Shape of the Middle

2018
Photographer unknown, Alma Duncan (centre) at Au Lutin Qui Bouffe, Montreal, April 4th, 1948. Silver gelatin print, 9 7/8 × 7/8". Courtesy of the Canadian Gay and Lesbian Archives.
April 21–May 26,  2018

Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives
Queering Family Photography

2018
Sunil Gupta, Selfie as a young gay activist at home on Stanley Street, circa 1974. Archival pigment print, 23 x 15”. © Sunil Gupta, courtesy of Stephen Bulger Gallery
April 21–May 26,  2018

Sunil Gupta
Friends and Lovers—Coming Out in Montreal in the 70s

2018
Sheila Jonah, Blue Rat Repairman, 2017
May 5–June 3,  2018

Sheila Jonah, Natalie Draz, John Drajewicz
Cameras Looking Forwards and Backwards

2018
Quil Lemons, Untitled, 2017
May 1–31,  2018

Quil Lemons
Glitterboy

2018
Shayne Lee, Untitled, 2018
May 8–9,  2018

Group Exhibition
Sheridan College’s Bachelor of Photography Graduate Exhibition

2018
Yuula Benivolski, Scrap Pieces, 2018. HD video. Courtesy of the artist.
May 4–June 30,  2018

Yuula Benivolski
Scrap Pieces

2018
Sylvia Galbraith, Red	Slate, Eastern Edge #4, 2017
May 5–June 2,  2018

Sylvia Galbraith
Outside of Time

2018
Megan Duffy, Untitled, 2018
May 5–June 4,  2018

Grade 8 Students from Beaumonde Heights Junior Middle School
Rexdale Youth IN FOCUS

2018
Brendan George Ko, Palms, 2018
May 1–September 1,  2018

Brendan George Ko
Pololu Valley and Palms

2018
Radha Chaddah, Awakening, 2012. Fluorescent micrograph of neurons and astrocytes grown from human skin. Chromogenic Flex Print, 40” x 60”, edition of 5.
May 10–22,  2018

Radha Chaddah
Awakening

2018
Wallis Wang, I was not here, 2017
April 26–28,  2018

Wallis Wang
I Was Not Here

2018
Ludmila Schnaider, The Valpinkon Bather, 2017
May 10–23,  2018

Group Exhibition
CLICK

2018
Sonia Pajakowski, Ice Cream, 2017
April 30–June 22,  2018

Group Exhibition
Cold Feet

2018
Sara Angelucci, Female Passenger Pigeon/extinct,  26” x 38", Aviary Series, chromogenic prints, 2013.
November 1–December 15,  2018

Group Exhibition
Digital Animalities

2018
Matthew Plexman, Untitled, 2017

Photrio Symposium

2018
Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme, Only the Beloved Keeps Our Secrets, 2016. Video still. Courtesy of the artists and Abraaj Art Prize.
May 4–June 30,  2018

Basel Abbas, Ruanne Abou-Rahme
Incidental Narratives

2018
Unknown German, Silhouette of airplane in flight, c. 1914 – 1918. Silver gelatin print.
Anonymous Gift, 2004. 2004/303.2 © 2018 Art Gallery of Ontario
AGO
April 28–August 31,  2018

Photography: First World War, 1914–1918

2018
Bárbara Wagner, Gleice, from the series MASTERS OF CEREMONY, 2016. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo.
April 18–June 24,  2018

Bárbara Wagner, Benjamin de Burca
Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca

2018
Charles “Teenie” Harris, Model Louis Smith wearing Jodhpurs, 1940-1945. Silver Gelatin print. Courtesy of Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh.
April 26–June 17,  2018

Charles "Teenie" Harris
Cutting a Figure: Black Style Through the Lens of Charles “Teenie” Harris

2018
Lee Henderson, Northern Epic II, 2016. Archival pigment on cotton fibre. Courtesy of the artist.
May 4–June 2,  2018

Lee Henderson
To Step From Shadow Into the Warmth of the Sun

2018
Laurie Kang, A Body Knots, (production still), 2018. Courtesy of the artist.
May 5–June 9,  2018

Laurie Kang
A Body Knots

2018
Stella Fakiyesi, Motion, c. 1992 - 1996. Inkjet backlit film. Courtesy of the artist.
March 3–September 1,  2018

Group Exhibition
…Everything Remains Raw: Photographing Toronto’s Hip Hop Culture from Analogue to Digital

2018
Sophia Al Maria, Black Friday, 2016. Video still. Courtesy the artist and The Third Line, Dubai.
April 13–June 2,  2018

Sophia Al Maria
Black Friday

2018
Deanna Pizzitelli, Mouth, I, from The Story of You, 2018. Toned silver gelatin print. Courtesy of Stephen Bulger Gallery
May 5–June 17,  2018

Elisa Julia Gilmour, Meryl McMaster, Deanna Pizzitelli
New Generation Photography Award

2018
Trevor Paglen, Near Nogales, 2017. Digital pigment print, Courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures (New York)
May 4–June 16,  2018

Trevor Paglen
Surveillance States

2018
Shelley Niro, Red Heels Hard, 1991. Hand-tinted photograph on paper. Courtesy of the artist.
April 28–August 5,  2018

Shelley Niro
Scotiabank Photography Award: Shelley Niro

2018
Charlie Engman, Mom Licking Her Gums, 2016. Courtesy of the artist.
May 3–June 16,  2018

Charlie Engman
Mom

2018
Tim Roda, Anarchy Pot (pin-hole camera), 2018. Ceramic and mixed media, 14.5 x 11 x 11”. Courtesy of the artist.
May 11–June 16,  2018

Group Exhibition
Let There Be Light

2018 Open Call
Peace in Mirror
May 19–20,  2018

Qing Ouyang, Jianrong Yang, Jiude Zhang
Souls of Simultaneous Contrasts

2018 Open Call
Jianfeng Yin, Ice harvesters on the Songhua River, 2017
May 19–20,  2018

Jianfeng Yin
Ice Harvesters on the Songhua River

2018 Open Call
Beatrice Dimmock,101/2 , Shadows in a playground., 2017
May 5–26,  2018

Group Exhibition
Kids and Cameras: Fresh Perspectives

2018 Open Call
Scott MacQuarrie_pic1
May 9–June 2,  2018

Group Exhibition
Open Juried Photography Show 2018

2018 Open Call
James Brittain, Revisited: Habitat 67, 2017
April 29–July 31,  2018

James Brittain
Revisited: Habitat 67

2018 Open Call
unknown, Eva Tihanyi (Hungary), 1935
May 1–June 28,  2018

Group Exhibition
Legacies: Our Heritage Through Our Grandmothers’ Eyes

2018 Open Call
Larry Williamson, Vinyl & Pastry, 2016
May 2–June 3,  2018

Larry Williamson
Four Blocks

2018 Open Call
Martine Côté, Filée # 044, Lake Ontario, Canada, 43°38'23.9"N 79°21'11, 2017
May 9–June 8,  2018

Martine Côté, With the participation of designer Stephen Redlich
FILÉES

2018 Open Call
Barbara Brown, Mania, 2017, Pigment on Cotton Rag, 45x36"
May 3–27,  2018

Barbara Brown
Desire for Arcadia: Field Notes from An Art Practice

2018 Open Call
Toomas Volkmann , , 2017
February 23–May 20,  2018

Kristen Dobbin, Toomas Volkmann
Elukaare kaks otsa / Two Edges of a Lifespan

2018 Open Call
Charlotte, Untitled, 2016
May 1–31,  2018

Group Exhibition
Home in the 6ix: Youth Photography Exhibition

2018 Open Call
 Leah Hennel, Novice steer rider Kade McDonald of Melville, Sask., 2017
May 7–19,  2018

NPAC Members
NPAC National Pictures of the Year Awards

2018 Open Call
Brett Mortensen, Shoreham by Sea, United Kingdom, 2017
May 22–June 1,  2018

Brett Mortensen, Arlene Celeste
Airfields

2018 Open Call
Shlomo Israeli, Back and White, 2016
April 29–May 21,  2018

Shlomo Israeli
Unclear

2018 Open Call
Atia Pokorny, Artifact, 2017
May 9–20,  2018

Group Exhibition
Spectra: Gallery 44 Members Show, Part 2

2018 Open Call
Janne Reuss, Interior Spaces, 2017
April 25–May 6,  2018

Group Exhibition
Spectra: Gallery 44 Members Show

2018 Open Call
David Williams, Untitled, 2017
May 23–June 3,  2018

David Williams
Undercurrent

2018 Open Call
David Brown, Still Remains, 2018
April 25–May 6,  2018

David Brown
The Sound of Silence

2018 Open Call
Erin Siddall, Proving Ground 1, 2016. Dimensions variable, film still from animation, 5 minutes, silent.
May 4–June 2,  2018

Erin Siddall
Proving Ground: Nevada, Toronto

2018 Open Call
Tanya Louise Workman, Born This Way, 2016
May 4–June 2,  2018

Tanya Louise Workman
Allergic to Lilacs

2018 Open Call
Sae Kimura, Pigeon Lunch, 2017
May 5–June 9,  2018

Sae Kimura
Cropped Short Stories

2018 Open Call
Philip Scheffner, Still from "Havarie", 2016
March 3–May 31,  2018

Philip Scheffner
Havarie

2018 Open Call
Chantal Ryanne, When I Grow Up, 2017
May 1–31,  2018

Chantal Ryanne
People and Places

2018 Open Call
Ellie Murray, Untitled, 2017
May 5–18,  2018

GTA Photography Classes Students
Views from Generation Z

2018 Open Call
Lisa Murzin, Keady #4, 2014
May 18–31,  2018

Lisa Murzin
Harry Was a Cow Caller

2018 Open Call
Dieter Hessel, Alpine Train
May 4–31,  2018

Dieter Hessel
Stone

2018 Open Call
Melanie Gordon, Portrait from an Imagination Session, 2017
May 1–31,  2018

Melanie Gordon
Superheroes. Dreamers. Changers.

2018 Open Call
Ana Vujcuf, , 2015
May 1–31,  2018

Ana Vujcuf
Grease Monkeys

2018 Open Call
Frank Rodick, untitled self no. 76, 2017
May 10–June 8,  2018

Frank Rodick
untitled selves

2018 Open Call
Jack Gilbert, Faces at the Distillery, 2017
May 1–31,  2018

Jack Gilbert
Sick Kids Hospital Foundation Fundraiser

2018 Open Call
Nadya Kwandibens, Ian Campeau, Founding Member of A Tribe Called Red, 2018
May 1–31,  2018

Nadya Kwandibens
Indigenous Rising

2018 Open Call
Krayllan A., Grade 8 Student, 2017
May 5–June 4,  2018

Grade 8 Students at The Holy Trinity Catholic School, Grade 8 Students at Second Street Junior Middle School
Lakeshore Youth IN FOCUS

2018 Open Call
Katrina Kepule, Untitled from "Sit Silently", 2012
May 1–27,  2018

Group Exhibition
Anniversary: Latvian Photographers in the Age of Unease

2018 Open Call
Brendan Meadows, Charles Bradley, 2017
May 11–26,  2018

Brendan Meadows
Ipseity

2018 Open Call
Allen Agostino, Garden River Reserve, Ontario, Canada. Members of the Garden River Fire Department relax in between rounds of a Sweat Lodge. The fire department uses the sweat lodge to deal with issues related to PTSD., September 24, 2016
May 4–31,  2018

Allen Agostino
Iskodaywatomi: Fire People

2018 Open Call
Bence Bakonyi, Urban Landscape II, 2013
May 1–31,  2018

Group Exhibition
City Obscure

2018 Open Call
A. Naumova, Untitled, 2017
May 1–July 29,  2018

Alevtina Naumova
Stories in the Walls, Stories on the Walls: Time, Space, and Urban Memory

2018 Open Call
Kim Lowes, Fox Den Guard, 2017
April 24–May 26,  2018

Group Exhibition
PineRidge Arts Council Presents Durham Photographers

2018 Open Call
Mark L. Freedman, Leopard in Tree, 2017
May 1–24,  2018

Mark L. Freedman
Safari

2018 Open Call
C41 magazine, In the park, 2016
May 1–31,  2018

Victor Torok
C41: The Road So Far

2018 Open Call
Phil Sutherland, Drive-In Echoes
May 5–31,  2018

Phil Sutherland, Vicki Alton
Lighting Your Way Home

2018 Open Call
Mary Paquet, Untitled, 2017
May 7–31,  2018

Group Exhibition
Environmental Visual Communication

2018 Open Call
Mick M, Son, 2017
May 2–30,  2018

Mick M.
Toronto: A Family Portrait

2018 Open Call
Elizabeth Czartoryski, Untitled, 2017. Black-and-white photographic print on chromeria paper, back mounted on plexi.
May 3–31,  2018

Elizabeth Czartoryski
The PERCH

2018 Open Call
Greg McCarthy, Jigsaw 03, 2016. Found offset print and tape.
May 3–26,  2018

Greg McCarthy
Life Studies

2018 Open Call
Katelyn Gallucci, Untitled, 2017
April 26–June 8,  2018

Group Exhibition
Difficult Placement

2018 Open Call
Richard Robesco, Glock 17
May 15–30,  2018

Group Exhibition
Dissonance

2018 Open Call
Wei Tian, Disciple, 2014
May 1–12,  2018

Group Exhibition
Artistic Growth

2018 Open Call
Elsa Hashemi, I, In Wonderland, 2015
May 10–31,  2018

Group Exhibition
Through the Lens

2018 Open Call
Laura Crkovski, Gooderham Building, 2018
May 1–31,  2018

Laura Crkovski
Architectural Perspectives

2018 Open Call
Alex Shaharudin, Monolith, 2017
May 1–27,  2018

Alex Shaharudin
A Still Ebb

2018 Open Call
Kimberley Spencer, Freight train, 2017
May 2–27,  2018

Kimberley Spencer
The Iconic Mustang

2018 Open Call
Joel Drutz Twoeighteen Ltd., Max 40, 2015
May 1–31,  2018

Joel Drutz
Kinetoscape

2018 Open Call
Matt Barnes, Hell or High Water, 2018
May 22–June 22,  2018

Matt Barnes
Hell Or High Water

2018 Open Call
Kerry Hayes, Brrrrrrrrr, 2017
May 1–31,  2018

Kerry Hayes
Random Acts of Vision

2018 Open Call
Joseph Wyciszkiewicz, IMG_1974
May 3–30,  2018

Joseph Wyciszkiewicz aka Lavarius, Reynaldo Garcia
The Cohesive Project

2018 Open Call
Angela Lewis
May 12–13,  2018

Group Exhibition
Boundless Love

2018 Open Call
DPP_0002
May 1–31,  2018

Allan Cullen
Reality

2018 Open Call
Ann Leese, Icelandic Black Church, 2017. Archival pigment print,
50 x 60", edition 1 of 5
May 3–26,  2018

Ann Leese
The Sublime: Unbounded and Limitless

2018 Open Call
Erin McGean, 9 TO 5
May 3–31,  2018

Group Exhibition
Women at Work

2018 Open Call
Spencer Wynn, Coming Storm, 2017
May 1–31,  2018

Spencer Wynn
Canada 150

2018 Open Call
Gary Tutte, Sailing in the presence of Nature's greatest sculptures along Baffin Island's east coast, 2017
May 1–31,  2018

Canada C3: Coast to Coast to Coast, Connecting an Ocean Nation

2018 Open Call
Pat Kane, , 2017
May 3–31,  2018

Group Exhibition
True North – X

2018 contact-gallery
Aaron Jones, Untitled, 2017
September 21–November 18,  2017

Group Exhibition
An unassailable and monumental dignity

2018 contact-gallery
Anthony Gebrehiwot, Aliyah Suvannah (Poet) from the series Communities of Love, 2018
September 20–October 20,  2018

Anthony Gebrehiwot (with Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin De Burca)
Communities of Love

2018 Panel
Photobook Fair

The Photobook: New Projects & Collaborations

2018 Artist Talk
Arthur Jafa, Love is The Message, The Message is Death, 2016. Film still. Courtesy Arthur Jafa and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York/ Rome.
AGO

AGO | CONTACT International Photography Talks: Arthur Jafa

2018 Panel
Caroline Monnet, History shall speak for itself, 2018. Courtesy of the artist
AGO

AGO | CONTACT International Photography Talks: Public Art

2018 Artist Talk
Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca, SET TO GO, 2015. Film still (Part I). Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo.

Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca

2018 Curator Talk
Erwin Blumenfeld, Portrait Solarised and Cut, circa 1938. Silver gelatin print, 13 × 10.5".

Erwin Blumenfeld: From Dada to Vogue

2018 Artist Talk
Tanya Louise Workman, Installation view of Allergic to Lilacs, 2018

Allergic to Lilacs: Listening in

2018 Curator Talk
Philip Scheffner, Still from "Havarie", 2016

Culture Talks @ Goethe: Christoph Terhechte

2018 Panel
Photographer: unknown, Rupert Raj, Michael Camp, & Micheline Johnson, c. 1974, Kodacolor print, 3.5” x 3.5”, Courtesy of the CLGA & Rupert Raj. Photographer: unknown

Queering Family Photography

2018 Artist Talk
Awol Erizku, Asiatic Lillies, 2017. © Awol Erizku

POSTPONED: Awol Erizku

2018 Panel
Charles “Teenie” Harris
, Self portrait in Harris Studio, 1941, Silver gelatin print. Courtesy of Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh.

Cutting a Figure: In Conversation

2018 Artist Talk
Christina Battle, BAD STARS, 2018. Video still. Courtesy of the artist.

An afternoon with the Indigenous Environmental Justice Project

2018 Book Launch
Patrick Nichols, 11112 Dream Warriors, 1996. C-print. Courtesy of the artist.

…Everything Remains Raw: Photographing Toronto’s Hip Hop Culture from Analogue to Digital

2018 Launch
Nadya Kwandibens, Ian Campeau, Founding Member of A Tribe Called Red, 2018

Indigenous Rising: Afternoon Reception

2018 Performance
Laurie Kang, A Body Knots, production still, 2018. Image courtesy of the artist.

Fermenting Ourselves (metabolize/in search of a container to hold it)

2018 Performance
Elizabeth Czartoryski, Untitled, 2017. Black-and-white photographic print on chromeria paper, back mounted on plexi.

Elizabeth Czartoryski
The PERCH Performances

2018 Workshop
© Nick Didlick

Vistek: Sports Photography – We’ve Come A Long Way!

2018 Workshop
© Lisa-Marie McGinn

Vistek: Fashion & Beauty Photography with Lisa-Marie

2018 Workshop
Tom Saater, Untitled

Tom Saater, Liz Ikiriko
Project Development: Representation & Collaboration

2018 Workshop
Gallery 44, Low-Res Workshop, 2017

Low Res: Photo Intensive Course

2018 Workshop
Ella Morton, Imagining Places

G44: Imagining Places – Alternative Approaches to Landscape Photography

2018 Workshop
Jessica Thalmann, Beyond the Flat, 2018

G44: Beyond the Flat – Photography as Sculpture

2018 Workshop
Elise Rasmussen, Artist Residencies, 2018

G44: Artist Residencies 101

2018 Workshop
Lee Henderson, When you cut your finger, it comes out dense and rich (CAT 64 2

G44: Touching Other People’s Things

2018 Workshop
Rob Norton, Wetplate Collodion, 2018

G44: Wetplate Collodion

2018 Workshop
Phil Chin, Encaustic Photography, 2018

G44: Encaustic Photography

2018 Workshop
Phil Chin, Medium Format Tintypes, 2018

G44: Medium Format Tintypes

2018 Workshop
Lyla Rye, Unstuck, 2018

G44: Unstuck – Getting Through Your Creative Lull

2018 Workshop
Michael Chambers, Heyden Neil, 1994. Archival pigment print. Courtesy of the artist.

Artist’s Talk & Workshop with Michael Chambers

2018 Workshop
Jason Fulford, Untitled, Courtesy of the artist

Jason Fulford
Visual Language: How Pictures Speak to Each Other

2018 Workshop
© Jonathan Groeneweg

Vistek: Learn to Print like a Pro

2018 Tour
Felicity Hammond, Post Production, 2018. Installation on the north facade of 460 King St W, Toronto. Photo by Toni Hafkenscheid

CONTACT Public Installation Bike Tour 

2018 Event
Dana Claxton, A Forest of Canoes, 2018. Installation at The Bentway. Photo by Toni Hafkenscheid.

CANOES at Indigenous Arts Festival