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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 young, poor boy poses in tattered clothing
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Gordon Parks

The Flávio Story

September 12 – December 9, 2018
Main Gallery, Ryerson Image Centre
Co-curators: Paul Roth and Amanda Maddox

Organized by the Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto, Canada, the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California, USA, and The Gordon Parks Foundation, New York, USA, in partnership with Instituto Moreira Salles, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with assistance from Instituto Sacatar, Bahia, Brazil.

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A man standing on a pile of rubble
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TERREMOTO

Mexico City, 1985

September 12 – December 9, 2018
University Gallery, Ryerson Image Centre
Curator: Denise Birkhofer

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A group of soldiers with shields on a street with colourful signs
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Claudia Joskowicz

Every Building on Avenida Alfonso Ugarte – After Ruscha

September 12 – December 9, 2018
Guest Curator: Ilana Shamoon
Salah J. Bachir New Media Wall, Ryerson Image Centre

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A portrait of a girl with tattoos and a head scarf
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Alia Youssef

The Sisters Project

September 12 – October 14, 2018
Student Gallery, Ryerson Image Centre

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A boy posing wearing an elaborate hat
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Jason Perreault

Bien dans sa peau

October 24 – December 9, 2018
Student Gallery, Ryerson Image Centre

A girl seated, wearing a ball gown, with a purse in her hands
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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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Gordon Parks, Flavio da Silva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1961. Courtesy of and copyright The Gordon Parks Foundation

Fig. 2

Pedro Meyer, [Rescue workers at collapsed building, Mexico City], 1985, gelatin silver print. The Black Star Collection, Ryerson Image Centre

Fig. 3

Production image, Every Building on Avenida Alfonso Ugarte—After Ruscha, 2011. Two-channel digital HD color video with sound, edition of 3 and 2 APs; running time: 26 minutes. Courtesy of LMAKgallery, NY. © Claudia Joskowicz

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Alia Youssef, Faye from the series The Sisters Project, 2017. Courtesy of the artist

Fig. 5

Jason Perreault, Untitled, 2018, inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist

Fig. 6

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

Gordon Parks standing with a little boy crying into his arms surrounded by cameras
Fig. 1

Paulo Muniz, Untitled, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1961, gelatin silver print. Courtesy of and copyright The Gordon Parks Foundation