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The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) exists for the research, teaching and exhibition of photography and related media. We are an active partner within the academic fabric of Ryerson University, the cultural network of greater Toronto, and the national and international artistic community.

Upcoming Exhibitions

A girl seated, wearing a ball gown, with a purse in her hands

True to the Eyes

The Howard and Carole Tanenbaum Photography Collection

January 23 – April 7, 2019
Curators: Paul Roth, Gaëlle Morel, and Charlene Heath
Main Gallery and University Gallery, Ryerson Image Centre

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A boy on a boat on the water wearing a bright pink jacket

Laura Henno


January 23 – April 7, 2019
Curators: Gaëlle Morel
Salah J. Bachir New Media Wall, Ryerson Image Centre

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Old kodak ad

Kodak Canada

The Early Years 1899-1939

January 23 – February 24, 2019
Student Gallery, Ryerson Image Centre

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A hand and some rocks

Fehn Foss

A Broader Sense of Belonging

March 7 – April 7, 2018
Student Gallery, Ryerson Image Centre

Fig. 1

Southworth & Hawes studio, [Portrait of a young woman], ca. 1850, daguerreotype in leather case with applied colour (half). Howard and Carole Tanenbaum Photography Collection

Fig. 2

Laura Henno, M’Tsamboro, video still, 2017 © Laura Henno, courtesy Galerie Les Filles du
Calvaire, Paris

Fig. 3

Canadian Kodak Co., [Kodak brings your vacation back], ink on paper, 1922. From the Kodak Canada Corporate Archives and Heritage Collection, courtesy of the Ryerson University Library

Fig. 4

Fehn Foss, Build Up Break Down, video still, 2018. Courtesy of the artist

Hands holding objects from the RIC's collections over a lightbox
Fig. 1

A selection of RIC collection materials, 2018 © Riley Snelling, Ryerson Image Centre