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Archival Dialogues Panel Discussion @ Ryerson Image Centre (Nov. 10)

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The Ryerson Image Centre's inaugural exhibition, Archival Dialogues: Reading the Black Star Collection, features new work by eight of Canada’s foremost artists.

The recently opened Ryerson Image Centre (RIC), Toronto’s new downtown public gallery dedicated to photography and related disciplines, presents public exhibitions as well as fascinating discussions of contemporary issues, exhibition themes, and individual artists’ work, with leading experts.

A panel discussion addressing Archival Dialogues: Reading the Black Star Collection, the Ryerson Image Centre’s grand opening exhibition, will take place on Saturday, November 10 at 1pm with speakers Doina Popescu, Peggy Gale, Dot Tuer, and Jennifer Allen. The Archival Dialogues Panel Discussion will be held in the Ryerson Image Centre building at 33 Gould Street, Toronto. The event is free and open to the public.

Doina Popescu, Director of the Ryerson Image Centre and co-curator of Archival Dialogues: Reading the Black Star Collection, will host the event. Peggy Gale, co-curator of Archival Dialogues: Reading the Black Star Collection, will discuss the curatorial process and working with eight of Canada’s foremost artists leading up to the opening of the Ryerson Image Centre. Jennifer Allen, art critic and editor of Frieze d/e, will discuss the Black Star Collection and the joy of discovery in an archive. Dot Tuer, writer, cultural theorist, historian, and professor at OCADU, will offer an interpretative perspective on the Archival Dialogues exhibition and will moderate the discussion. Each speaker will make a 15-minute presentation, then all will participate in a group discussion, followed by a Q&A with the audience.

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Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 10/30/12 | tags: panel discussion

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