Alex D’Addese has always tried to find ways of expressing himself artistically. D’Addese, a third-year sport media student, is the varsity sports photographer for the Ryerson Rams. His work, both in school and on the sidelines, has given him something he didn’t always have as a child: a focus and an outlet with which to apply his creative mind. “He […]
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Taking pictures has become a vocation for Alex D’Addese. Since the summer of 2014, D’Addese, a third-year sport media student at Ryerson, has been the varsity sports photographer for the Ryerson Rams. Last month, D’Addese shot his 250th Rams event, marking the halfway point to his goal of shooting 500 events. The Ryersonian sat down with D’Addese to talk about […]
Ryerson Image Centre’s (RIC) new collections curator and research centre manager started her first day on Sept. 12. Denise Birkhofer drove from Oberlin, Ohio to Toronto on Friday. This marks a big move for Birkhofer, as she goes from overseeing collections of post-1900 artworks at the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College, to now managing the RIC’s reputable […]
By Mackenzie Patterson The photo documentary project was brought to the Ryerson Image Centre this past week and will be showcased until April 10. Manson, a Toronto-based documentary photographer and Ryerson instructor, spent several months in the Moose Factory community, documenting the lives of the people with Type 2 diabetes (which is a result of insulin resistance) who live there. While […]
Third- and fourth-year students from Ryerson’s school of image arts took over the Gladstone Hotel for the First Edition Photobook Show.
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.”
“I have watched (Justin) grow,” Peter Bregg said, reflecting on his iconic images of the Trudeau family during the 16 years they lived at 24 Sussex Drive while his father, Pierre, served as prime minister.
Ryerson and OCAD students recently gathered to celebrate their first collaborative art show, whose title borrows from a message anyone with an iPhone is likely all too familiar with: ✓SEEN.
By Rachael D’Amore On the brink of its 10th anniversary, the Urban Hip-Hop Union is bringing its mandate back to its origins. This year, the Ryerson student group, which is predominantly known for its hip-hop dance troupe, is shifting its focus toward educating students about the cultural and historical roots of hip hop. “Nowadays, people are focused on the mainstream […]
One student set out on a cross country adventure to document the true Canada.
Police have dropped charges against a Ryerson student arrested earlier this year after a “roof-topping” incident. Eric Do, a fourth-year journalism student last year, faced three charges related to breaking and entering after he, along with two others, were caught roof-topping downtown in February. The police dropped the charges against Do on Aug. 10. Roof-topping is a hobby where people, often photographers, explore […]
Leah Lalich interviews Ryerson photography student Katie Budd on her cheeky photo project.
Eight emerging scholars from around the world are getting a rare chance to rub elbows with the some of the most renowned photography historians. The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) is hosting its fourth annual symposium, “Photography Historians: A New Generation?” bringing together academics from Europe and North America to highlight the current research of rising photo-historians. The symposium has exceeded […]
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 […]
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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 […]
By Natalie Marynowski and Pema Tsering Paige Lindsay studied science at the University of Victoria for a year, but she quickly found out science wasn’t her real love. She took two years off school and traveled overseas. It was then she discovered her love for photography with a point-and-shoot camera. Lindsay traveled to Tunisia to visit her mother. “While I […]
Ryerson’s school of fashion will be hosting STOIC 2014, a student-run event showcasing work by fashion students Thursday evening. STOIC is run by the fashion promotions class, which is made up of mostly third-year fashion communications students. The runway and photo exhibit will explore the philosophy of stoicism, considered a traditional trait of masculinity. Stoic means to be indifferent to […]
Irving Penn’s work has hung there. So has Stephen Shore’s and Eugène Atget. Now it’s a Ryerson student’s turn. Paige Lindsay, a fourth-year photography student, has her work on display at the Art Gallery of Ontario as a part of the 2013 – 2014 Aimia/AGO Photography Prize Scholarship Program. Students across Canada submitted portfolios within their universities. Judges at each […]
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 […]
Rocketman Available for: Apple, Android and BlackBerry This transportation app will help students get around the city easier. Rocketman informs you of the closest bus and subway stops based on your current location. When a bus stop is chosen, the app tells you what the next scheduled departure time is. Students can even save their favourite stops so […]
Canada Post has chosen to feature the work of Ryerson alumnus Edward Burtynsky, an advisory board member of the Ryerson Image Centre, in a photography stamp series. The series is meant to capture 150 years of Canadian photography and explore what Eugene Knapik, a Canada Post media relations officer, describes as “the many facets of the Canadian experience.” It will […]
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 […]
Stepping into Mary Anderson’s WAV(E)S exhibit at the Ryerson Image Centre (RIC), you’re greeted by a wave of sound and transported away from the bustling noises of Gould Street. The multimedia exhibit’s soundtrack is accompanied by a doctored recording of Lake Ontario. The sounds of the waves crashing upon the shore are combined with visuals of the water to create […]
Ryerson University’s image arts and fashion unions organized a social event last Saturday to bring together students from the two disciplines. The event was held at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles on Elm Street, and had a 1920s theme. It was dubbed Swingin’ Speakeasy Night and references the underground bars popular in the United States in the 1920s — […]
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 […]
By Sarah Jones Robert Burley is mourning the death of film photography. The Ryerson associate professor’s photo exhibit, The Disappearance of Darkness, exposes the collapse of non-digital photography – an industry that once relied on film-manufacturing facilities and industrial darkrooms that has since evolved to a simpler production process. “There’s lots of nostalgia,” said Simone Estrin, a gallery attendant at […]
Say goodbye to this Indian summer and hello to frigid winter mornings. Sweater weather is officially over. For students like Elizabeth Vandermey, it’s time to replace slick jumpers with Canada Goose jackets. There’s no denying that fall is by far the best season for fashion and, sadly, it’s coming to an end. Throughout the fall season, Ryerson students were spotted […]