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Ryerson’s Image Centre captures 40 years of photographic history with new exhibit

Ryerson’s Image Centre captures 40 years of photographic history with new exhibit

Hosted by students in the film and photography preservation and collections management program, the Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) kicks off its first exhibition of the year, “Ways of Seeing: Building the RIC Collection.”

How an artist remembers Canadian soldiers

How an artist remembers Canadian soldiers

Every year, this sidewalk artist paints for days in the cold to commemorate the soldiers that fought in the war. He’s been doing it for the past 10 years.

by Ryersonian Staff· · RyersonianTV
Students playing Journey, a PlayStation game, at the Student Learning Centre (Emerson Brito/The Ryersonian)

Pop-up arcade project proves video games more than just violence, a form of art

Female masters student wanted to share her passion in video games by creating a pop-up arcade for her project. So yes, women can love video games, too.

by Emerson Brito· · Interactives, News, On Campus, students
Ryerson students screen Iceland films at Nuit Blanche

Ryerson students screen Iceland films at Nuit Blanche

Ryerson students and professors lit up Ryerson’s Artspace as part of Nuit Blanche this Saturday with screenings of their short films. The films are the result of a 10-day workshop, where 12 students from across programs and two professors travelled around Iceland

Women in Art event showcasing Ryerson talent

Women in Art event showcasing Ryerson talent

This Wednesday, Ryerson will be hosting the second annual women in art event. The event will take place at the Thomas lounge at Ryerson and will showcase all forms of art, including film photography, poetry and music, from Ryerson female students of any program. We sat down with Rebeca Ortiz, image arts course union president and curator to tell us […]

Courtesy of Chloe Wise

Montreal artist schools Ryerson students

Canadian artist Chloe Wise is not much older than many of the students she spoke to in the packed audience at Ryerson’s Image Arts building Tuesday night. Yet, attendees had much to learn from the 24-year-old Concordia University graduate who has captivated the international art world with her sculptures, paintings and videos. Wise’s art is a commentary on social media, […]

by Edward Wilson· · Arts & Life, Visual Arts & Design
Interview with Gaelle Morel: Burn With Desire

Interview with Gaelle Morel: Burn With Desire

(Jessica Murray/The Ryersonian)

by Jessica Murray· · Videos
Burn With Desire and Anti Glamour will show at the Ryerson Image Centre until April 5 (Jessica Murray/Ryersonian Staff)

New exhibits bring glamour to Ryerson Image Centre

Against the colourful walls hang black-and-white photographs of celebrities from decades past. Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and Lucille Ball smile in candid shots and posed portraits. These photographs are part of Burn with Desire: Photography and Glamour, a new exhibition that opened on Wednesday at the Ryerson Image Centre. Many of the photographs included in the exhibition are shots from […]

by Elizabeth Glassen· · News, On Campus
(Alisha Sawhney / Ryersonian Staff)

Art installations inspire student entrepreneurs around Ryerson

Four tall chalkboards popped up across campus Monday morning. Each tall chalkboard was an art installation with light bulbs activated by nearby movements asking, “Have any bright ideas?” Named the CR3ATE Box, the installations are part of the Ted Rogers Management Conference’s new program calling student entrepreneurs to build on their business ideas. The program invites 10 teams to attend […]

Cheryl Hsu, Nicole Bazuin and Alexandra Hong are the creative trio behind Madeleine Co.

Living the dream: Entrepreneurship lets you be your own boss

Three artists took their knack for innovation and launched an entrepreneurial start-up called Madeleine Co. The company will be assisting with Ryerson University’s Creative Catalyst conference on art and social innovation, which will take place June 2015. Madeleine Co. is a creative agency that fuses art and design with integrated social marketing strategies. The co-founders collaborate with clients to create artistic […]

Hip-hop festival takes over Yonge-Dundas Square

Toronto’s festival season ended with the much anticipated Manifesto Festival of Community and Culture. Thousands of people took to Yonge-Dundas Square from last Wednesday to this Monday for one of Canada’s most prominent celebrations of hip-hop culture. The executive director of Manifesto, Dwayne Dixon, says the community’s support for the annual festival has been phenomenal. “The feedback has been like, ‘Why isn’t Manifesto in our […]

A visual tour of TIFF’s inaugural Festival Street

A visual tour of TIFF’s inaugural Festival Street

To kick off its opening weekend, the Toronto International Film Festival has brought its celebrations out of the theatre and onto the street. From Thursday to Sunday, TIFF’s inaugural Festival Street will transform King Street into a pedestrian-only zone from University Avenue to Peter Street. Participants can enjoy outdoor patios, live music,  interactive art exhibits, and even a “Film Therapy” […]

in[sid]out showcases interior design

in[sid]out showcases interior design

With the school year almost at an end, Ryerson’s interior design students will finally have a moment to display the product of all of their hard work. The year-end show, a three-day event titled in[sid]out (“inside out”), will be held at the Ryerson school of interior design (RSID) on April 24 and will display the creativity and vision of design […]

(Photo Ray Traboulay

Image Arts grad finds home through photography

Since Ray Traboulay graduated from Ryerson in 2009 with an image arts degree and a major in photography, his career and life have taken a huge turn. It all started with a documentary called “Where Is Home?” in which Traboulay was one of four characters interviewed. The documentary follows the characters’ personal search for home. Traboulay moved from country to country […]

#Modern: Meet the hitchhiking, art critic robot

#Modern: Meet the hitchhiking, art critic robot

Don’t understand art? Too scared to hitchhike? Ryerson has a robot for that. Frauke Zeller, an assistant professor at Ryerson, has built two robots with very different purposes: one tweets art criticism and the other will soon hitchhike across Canada. The art critic robot, called the kulturBOT 1.0, attends art exhibitions and tweets text-captioned photos of the artworks, visitors and […]

Exhibit Review: META 2014

Exhibit Review: META 2014

By Sarah Jones The red carpet was rolled out at The Burroughes on Queen Street West, March 20, for Ryerson’s new media students and their supporters. The opening of META 2014, the year-end exhibit for Ryerson’s new media students, was well attended by a crowd of stylish people who weren’t afraid to interact with the art. Young attendees guided their […]

META 2014 puts art into new media

META 2014 puts art into new media

By Sarah Jones Preparation for META 2014 – the exhibit showcasing work from Ryerson’s fourth-year new media students – began on the first day of the school year and will conclude with the collaborative event on March 20, where serious academia will meet creative art. “It’s for the public, it’s for industry people,” said Chris Danelon, fourth-year new media student […]

The Ram in the Rye is Ryerson's campus pub. (Ryersonian file photo)

Around Campus: February 24-28

For the Rye local: Stimulate your mind after reading week and challenge your friends to another round of PubStumpers at the Ram. Beginning at 7 p.m. on Feb. 24, the game tests its players on everything from TV trivia to Bible knowledge. For the culture crazed:  If you’re interested in learning more about the First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities […]

by Bryan Sparrow· · Arts & Life, Top stories
In the John & Elizabeth Tory Gallery, Laura Simon and Miles Stemp, members of the artist collective VSVSVS.
(Bryan Sparrow/Ryersonian staff)

Event review: First Thursdays

First Thursdays happens on the first Thursday of each month, transforming the Art Gallery of Ontario into a nightspot. Combining artist talks with live music, crafts, drinks and appetizers, this event attracts university students, Iris Apfel doppelgangers and everyone in between. “It’s given a lot of my friends who make art or play in bands a chance to reach a […]

by Bryan Sparrow· · Arts & Life, Visual Arts & Design
Garden Tower by Tadashi Kawamata (Natalie Chu/Ryersonian Staff)

Newbie Blanche: a 2013 guide

Your first all-nighter of the semester doesn’t need to be for schoolwork. The Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, happening Oct. 5, promises a full night of contemporary art and you won’t need to stray far from Ryerson’s gates to find it. A dedicated Nuit Blanche participant will need to fill the 12 hours with some non-campus destinations, however. Everything kicks off at […]

Sonny Assu’s The Happiest Future (Courtesy Ryerson Image Centre)

Indigenous art celebrated at Ryerson Image Centre

Video: Sam Fernandes Text: May Warren Sonny Assu vividly remembers his grandmother telling the story about how excited she was to start her first day of high school. But that day turned ugly almost immediately. “A boy left a bar of soap on her desk, pretty much just saying, you’re a dirty Indian,” said Assu at a media preview of […]