Fourth-year photography student Aleia Robinson-Ada showcased her photo series called Untitled Portraits of Black Women at the Girls By Girls gallery held at the Ryerson University School of Image Arts. Robinson-Ada’s photos of relatives and close friends tell a story about the significance and the alteration of African last names during colonial times in the U.S. Girls By Girls […]
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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 […]
Ryerson Artspace’s recent move to the Gladstone Hotel has proven to be a smart decision – they have had more programming opportunities and seen an increase in gallery attendance. “It’s definitely more than we’ve had before. It’s a bustling place, so I think just the location and the association with the Gladstone Hotel has really helped amp that up,” says […]
Ryerson Artspace, a student- and faculty-run gallery, will be holding its annual fundraising event, Full Frame, from Nov. 27 to Dec. 14. The print sale and fundraiser will include work produced by image arts students, as well as faculty and alumni who have been successful within the art community. Artists featured in the gallery include Max Dean, an image arts […]
It’s a super sweet sixteen for the image arts school’s annual publication, as Function magazine held its official launch party last Thursday. Function magazine showcases essays and photos from Ryerson’s film, photography and new media programs. The launch party at Neck of the Woods Nightclub marked the start of the issue, which is published every April. Fourth-year photography student Giordana […]
This week, Max Dean — an Image Arts professor at Ryerson — was one of the eight recipients of this year’s prestigious Governor General’s Awards for Visual and Media Arts. Dean is a multidisciplinary visual artist who lives in Toronto. His work has appeared in the Art Gallery of Ontario and the National Gallery of Canada. In honour of Dean’s […]
Need a study break? The Ryersonian brings you a roundup of campus events this week. For the politically charged: The second annual Jack Layton lecture will feature speaker, advocate and political icon Ed Broadbent as he discusses the philosophical and historical successes of social democracy. If you’re in the mood for social change, head over to the free lecture after […]