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Dawit L. Petros
Spazio Disponibile

In this video produced by the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery Dawit L. Petros offers insight into his solo exhibition Spazio Disponibile, providing context to his public installation Untitled (Overlapping and intertwined… Read More

Tereza Zelenkova In Conversation

In late April 2020, from her home in Prague, artist Tereza Zelenkova connected with Brad Feuerhelm, London-based editor and producer of the podcast Nearest Truth, for an in-depth conversation. Here they discuss Zelenkova’s practice and recent work, including The Essential… Read More

Christina Leslie and Julie Crooks
In Conversation

In this artist talk, which was hosted by BAND Gallery on the afternoon of May 9, 2020, curator Dr. Julie Crooks and Jamaican-Canadian artist Christina Leslie delve into the works presented in the exhibition Absence/Presence: Morant Bay, which pictures the small town… Read More

Natalie Wood
Touched by a Soucouyant

Video, 7:37 min, 2015 In this video by Trinidadian-born, Toronto-based artist Natalie Wood, the artist explores a Caribbean myth, in which a woman transforms herself into a ball of fire at night and sucks the blood of her… Read More

Laia Abril
On Abortion

While its 2020 Festival iteration is currently postponed, we are pleased to share a selection of titles in this virtual version of the Photobook Lab, a program comprised of a curated reading room focused on long-term projects and investigative journalism. It features classic and contemporary titles by Canadian and… Read More

Donald Weber
War Sand

While its 2020 Festival iteration is currently postponed, we are pleased to share a selection of titles in this virtual version of the Photobook Lab, a program comprised of a curated reading room focused on long-term projects and investigative journalism. It features classic and contemporary titles by Canadian and… Read More

Genevieve Allison & Elliot Ross
American Backyard

While its 2020 Festival iteration is currently postponed, we are pleased to share a selection of titles in this virtual version of the Photobook Lab, a program comprised of a curated reading room focused on long-term projects and investigative journalism. It features classic and contemporary titles by Canadian and… Read More

Nike or Nike

In this short video Hoeckele reveals her reference materials Read More

Best Practices: Editioning Photographs

In this online workshop, Robyn Zolnai, Sales Manager and Communications Officer, Stephen Bulger Gallery, offers firsthand expertise to those pursuing careers as professional artists/photographers, on the best practices for editioning their work. The video presentation provides a brief overview of the concept of “editioning,” the practice… Read More

Future Perfect

The Swiss duo reflect on their current project and the fragility of the planet Read More

Margit Lukcás & Persijn Broersen
On “Mastering Bambi”

Video, 6:50 min. 2020. Amsterdam-based artists Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukács reveal their process in this video captured in their studio, illuminating themes in the work Mastering Bambi (2010), part of their solo exhibition Forest on Location planned for A Space Gallery. Thematically concerned with the depiction of landscape and our… Read More

Jessica Thalmann – Pamphlet Stitch Binding

Artist Jessica Thalmann presents a workshop that demonstrates how to create a simple pamphlet stitch binding. From this excellent resource, viewers will learn the specific tools, tips, and techniques to produce their own unique, dynamic handmade books from home. Thalmann also provides two of her own… Read More

Krista Belle Stewart
Seraphine, Seraphine

HD digital video, colour, sound 38:57min, 2014 CONTACT has partnered with the Museum of Contemporary Art to jointly present Seraphine, Seraphine, a video work by Krista Belle Stewart. Her work will be shown in the two-person Primary Exhibition Acts of Erasure at MOCA, alongside Fatma… Read More

Lassen (This Is an Emergency)

Stankiewicz’s video poetically underscores the urgency of the climate crisis Read More

Teresa Eng
China Dream

In this online artist talk recorded July 30, 2020, photographer Teresa Eng discussed her book-making practice and the process of making her Burtynsky Grant-winning photobook, China Dream. Teresa Eng (b. Vancouver, Canada) is a photographer who lives and works in London, England. Her work explores the inevitability of change through… Read More

The McMichael: Celebrating the Group of Seven with Jon Sasaki 

Reframing the genre of landscape painting through the lens of photography Read More

Thirza Schaap in conversation with Sara Knelman

An invitation to reconsider material wants in the wake of climate disaster Read More

IMAGE/IMAGINE(ING) A WILD GARDEN: Sara Angelucci in conversation with Charlie Briggs

The artist and horticulturalist discuss how we can positively contribute to our environment Read More

A room with four people: A conversation with Lili Huston-Herterich and Parker Kay

This talk and group reading explores characters introduced on billboards Read More

BAND: Karen Carter, Leyla Jeyte, Christina Leslie, and Jon Blak in Conversation

A discussion on Leyla Jeyte’s outdoor project if they saw me, i would live Read More

RMG: Christina Leslie in conversation with Leila Timmins

Artist Christina Leslie joined RMG Senior Curator Leila Timmins for an online conversation about her photography practice and new series The Album, followed by a Q&A. Christina Leslie is an artist based in Pickering, ON. She earned her B.F.A. in 2006 at OCADU in Toronto and… Read More

Gohar Dashti: The Making of Land/s

Video, 12:51 min, 2021 In her project Land/s, US-based Iranian photographer Gohar Dashti investigates the power of nature to make people feel at home, no matter where they find themselves on Earth. Each work in the series depicts a mobile billboard featuring an American landscape, set against a similar-looking backdrop… Read More

Unveiling the Rock

Over the course of eight weeks, the sculpture at the centre of Max Dean’s solo exhibition Still – Living through Cancer and COVID will be disassembled into an ever-evolving installation. During the first weeks of the exhibition, while Stephen Bulger Gallery is closed to the public due to Ontario’s government… Read More

DMG: Esmond Lee in conversation with Sabra Ismath

Esmond Lee’s Gods Among Us presents a photographic history of Scarborough’s diverse faith communities through representation of provisional architectural homes for places of worship. Often operating under the vernacular of industrial plazas and ubiquitous strip malls, these buildings provide important spaces for newcomers to build spiritual, social, and economic connections. Join Lee… Read More

RIC: Artist Talk with Susan Dobson

Susan Dobson is a lens-based artist who is interested in the ontological, technological, and material qualities of photography. In this talk, Dobson will discuss a series of photographs featuring aspects of the now defunct university slide collections at Ryerson University and the University of Guelph, both collections that she used… Read More

RIC: Emmanuelle Léonard in conversation with Louise Déry

Join Emmanuelle Léonard in conversation with Louise Déry, director of the Galerie de l’UQAM and guest curator of Deployment. Léonard and Déry will enter a dialogue on the themes presented in the exhibition, consisting of photographic portraits and a two-channel video made during Léonard’s research residency in 2018, under the… Read More

RIC: Artist Talk with Dana Claxton

Winner of the 2020 Scotiabank Photography Award, artist Dana Claxton’s art investigates Indigenous beauty, contemporary culture, and spirituality. In this online talk, Claxton will discuss her critically acclaimed practice and delve into the works on display in this season’s Scotiabank Photography Award exhibition, which will offer a wide-ranging exploration of… Read More