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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 man cleans a camera lens with his shirt.

A Handful of Dust: From the Cosmic to the Domestic

January 22–April 5, 2020
Guest Curator: David Campany
Main Gallery

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A black and white landscape overlooking a town.

Nir Evron

A Free Moment

January 22–April 5, 2020
Guest Curator: Brian Sholis
Salah J. Bachir New Media Wall

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Military-style shirts with black ties hang in a shop window in Moscow.

Extending the Frame: 40 Years of Gallery TPW

January 22 – April 5, 2020
University Gallery

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A person in a striped shirt lies on the grass; they hold a printed image of a hand covering one eye, while the other looks directly at the camera.

Clea Christakos-Gee: A piece A seed A spread

January 22–February 23, 2020
Student Gallery

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A person stands inside a wooden structure, partially visibile from the open doorway.

Shaun Fernandes: Getting The Most From Your Hammer

March 4—April 5, 2020
Student Gallery

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A staged scene of people in a park by the ocean.

Scotiabank Photography Award: Stephen Waddell 

May 1 - August 9, 2020
Curator: Gaëlle Morel
Main Gallery and Salah J. Bachir New Media Wall

A primary exhibition of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

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Scott McFarland, Lens Cleaning Rodenstock Apo-Sironar 5.6/135mm, James Perse Medallion Crewneck T-Shirt, 2017, chromogenic print. Courtesy of the artist, Monte Clark Gallery and Division Gallery

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Nir Evron, A Free Moment (still), 2011, 35mm film converted to HDCam SR video. Courtesy of the artist

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David Hlynsky, Military Shirts, Moscow, 1990 (printed 1994), chromogenic print. Ryerson Image Centre, Gift of Paul Bain, Edward Burtynsky and Paul & Joyce Chapnick, 2013

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Clea Christakos-Gee, Mask Piece, 2017, chromogenic print. Courtesy of the artist 
 

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Shaun Fernandes, Treehouse, 2019, chromogenic print. Courtesy of the artist

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Stephen Waddell, Hive Burner, 2017, archival pigment print. Courtesy of the artist and Monte Clark Gallery