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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.

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A collage of abstracted imagery
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Scott Benesiinaabandan

newlandia: debaabaminaagwad

Opening and CONTACT launch party: April 27, 7–11 pm
April 28 – June 1, 2018: Egerton Ryerson Statue (Gould St and Bond St)
April 28 – August 5, 2018: Lake Devo (Gould St and Victoria St)
Curator: Bonnie Rubenstein

A public installation of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

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A woman stands with her hands on her hips wearing a t-shirt that says: My ancestors were annihilated, exterminated, murdered and massacred
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Scotiabank Photography Award

Shelley Niro

Opening and CONTACT launch party: April 27, 7–11 pm
April 28 – August 5, 2018
Main Gallery and University Gallery, Ryerson Image Centre
Curator: Gaëlle Morel

A primary exhibition of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

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Hands writing on a piece of paper with a pencil, with jars of beads to the side
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Nadia Myre

Acts that Fade Away

April 28 – August 5, 2018
Salah J. Bachir New Media Wall, Ryerson Image Centre
Curator: Gaëlle Morel

A primary exhibition of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

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A little girl sitting in a big chair with her back towards the camera, and her hair hanging down the back of the chair
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Cynthia Johnston

Ceydie

June 20 – August 5, 2018
Student Gallery, Ryerson Image Centre
Co-presented with the DOCNOW Festival

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Scott Benesiinaabandan, newlandia: debaabaminaagwad, Rock no. 1, 2018. Courtesy of the artist

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Shelley Niro, The Shirt (detail), 2003. Nine duratrans transparencies in lightboxes, Lightbox (each): 12 × 110 × 138 cm. Art Gallery of Ontario. Purchase with assistance from the Estate of P.J. Glasser, 2016. © Shelley Niro

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Nadia Myre, film still from Acts that Fade Away, 2016. Courtesy of the artist, Art Mûr, and the McCord Museum   

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Cynthia Johnston, Ceydie in the CEO chair, 2017, inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist

Gordon Parks standing with a little boy crying into his arms surrounded by cameras
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Paulo Muniz, Untitled, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1961, gelatin silver print. Courtesy of and copyright The Gordon Parks Foundation