THE FAMILY CAMERA: MISSING CHAPTERS

OPENING RECEPTION: MAY 4, 2017, 6 - 9 PM

ON VIEW: MAY 4 - AUGUST 27, 2017

 

Discover the connections between family, photography, and migration with The Family Camera, organized by The Royal Ontario Museum and co-presented with the Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM).

 

This exhibition explores how family photos shape our sense of self, family, community, and nation. Exclusively at AGM, "Missing Chapters" considers family photos that are lost, destroyed, abandoned or never taken, featuring an installation by acclaimed artist Dinh Q. Lê.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JEFF THOMAS

A NECESSARY FICTION: MY CONVERSATION WITH GEORGE HUNTER AND EDWARD S. CURTIS

 

OPENING RECEPTION: JUNE 29, 2017, 6 - 9 PM
ON VIEW: JUNE 29 – AUGUST 27, 2017

 

A Necessary Fiction extends Jeff Thomas’s engagement with image-makers who have used Indigenous people as the subjects of their work, interrogating the relevance of such work in light of today’s self-determination movement. Employing the work of both George Hunter and Edward S. Curtis as a catalyst, Thomas presents an alternative to the hegemonic and static narratives they both construct and reinforce. READ MORE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NAFISEH EMADMOSTOFI: BURNING DESIRE

 

 

OPENING RECEPTION: JUNE 29, 2017, 6 - 9 PM
ON VIEW: JUNE 29 – AUGUST 27, 2017

 

Nafiseh Emadmostofi’s bold figural paintings offer up representative and allegorical examinations of ideological conflict, and the power of art to inspire protest, incite censure, and yet also speak to a collective (and contested) desire to envision a better world. READ MORE