March 21, 2016 - Art Gallery of Ontario - AGO/CONTACT International Photography Talks
March 21, 2016

Art Gallery of Ontario

Andrea Susan, Photo Shoot, c. 1964–69. Chromogenic print, 8.4 x 10.8 cm. © 2016 Art Gallery of Ontario.

AGO/CONTACT International Photography Talks
April 26–May 27, 2016

Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas Street West
Toronto Ontario M5T 1G4
Canada

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AGO/CONTACT International Photography Talks
April 26–May 27, 2016

Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas Street West
Toronto Ontario M5T 1G4
Canada

www.ago.net
Twitter / Facebook / Instagram

AGO/CONTACT International Photography Talks
In celebration of the AGO’s Year of Photography and the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, the two organizations present a landmark series of talks featuring leading international artists and thinkers reflecting on the history and future of photography and its impact on our culture.

This series is presented in conjunction with the exhibitions Outsiders: American Photography and Film, 1950–1980s and Thomas Ruff: Object Relations.

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Thomas Ruff in conversation with Sophie Hackett 
April 26, 7pm
Join renowned German photographer Thomas Ruff and the AGO's Associate Curator of Photography, Sophie Hackett, for a conversation on the occasion of Thomas Ruff: Object Relations.

Jeff Rosenheim on Diane Arbus
May 6, 7:30pm
The Metropolitan Museum Curator in charge of photography, and custodian of the Diane Arbus Archive reflects on the continued power and relevance of Arbus’s work.

Casa Susanna: On Photography and the Play of Gender
Zackary Drucker / Miqqi Alicia Gilbert / Elspeth Brown
May 11, 7pm
A compelling look at the lives of a group of cross-dressers between the mid-1950s and early 1960s. Artist Zackary Drucker, cultural historian Elspeth Brown and philosopher and lifelong cross-dresser Miqqi Alicia Gilbert discuss photos and the importance of image-making to queer, trans and cross-dressing communities from the 1950s to today.

LaToya Ruby Frazier
May 27, 6 pm
Informed by documentary practices from the turn of the last century, photographer and video artist LaToya Ruby Frazier uses visual autobiographies to capture social inequality and historical change in the post-industrial age. Frazier considers the work, legacy and influence of the late iconic artist and photojournalist Gordon Parks and his contemporaries.

For a complete list of exhibitions, programs and more information, visit ago.net/whatson.


Generously supported by Penny Rubinoff
Co-presented by Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival                                                                

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