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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 group of people standing on the subway, with postage stamps, an address label and red stickers pasted on top
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Scotiabank Photography Award

Moyra Davey

May 1 - August 4, 2019
Curator: Gaëlle Morel
Main Gallery and Salah J. Bachir New Media Wall, Ryerson Image Centre

A primary exhibition of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

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Outside overlooking water, a woman wears white face makeup and a black coat and holds a boat on her shoulder
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Meryl McMaster

As Immense as the Sky

May 1 - August 4, 2019 
Curator: Gaëlle Morel
University Gallery, Ryerson Image Centre 

A primary exhibition of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

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Adrian Raymer

Rejects

May 1 - June 9, 2019
Student Gallery, Ryerson Image Centre 

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Portrait of a man standing in a darkened meeting space
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Pearson Ripley

Shut Away 

June 19–August 4, 2019
Student Gallery, Ryerson Image Centre 

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The Way She Looks: A History of Female Gazes in African Portraiture

Photographs from The Walther Collection

September 11 – December 8, 2019
Main Gallery and University Gallery
Guest Curator: Sandrine Colard

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Fig. 1

Moyra Davey, Subway Writers (detail), 2011/2014, 75 chromogenic prints, tape, postage, ink. Courtesy the artist; Galerie Buchholz, Berlin/Cologne/New York; and greengrassi, London

Fig. 2

Meryl McMaster, On the Edge of This Immensity, 2019. Courtesy of the artist. 

Fig. 3

Adrian Raymer, Two of A Kind, 2018, inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist.

Fig. 4

Pearson Ripley, Samuel, 2018, inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist

Fig. 5

Nontsikelelo (Lolo) Veleko, Nonkululeko, 2003, pigment print © The artist. Courtesy the artist and Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg