Susan Dobson @ Ryerson Image Centre Gallery

Susan Dobson

Susan Dobson’s “Slide | Lecture” exhibit at Ryerson Image Centre Gallery for the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.


Every year, CONTACT vitalizes greater Toronto with a vast number of photo-based exhibitions and outdoor installations by Canadian and international artists.

Launching May 1, this year’s Festival extends beyond our customary month-long focus to roll out programming throughout the year, as we respond to public health guidelines.

In Slide | Lecture, Susan Dobson reconsiders the materiality, physicality, and meaning of abandoned university slide libraries, and gleans revelations from these obsolete archives. The Guelph-based photographer’s precisely composed images of these outdated photographic transparencies, originally made to be projected in art history lectures, expose the canonical biases of traditional visual culture—dominated by Western male artists, while marginalizing or excluding art by those outside the establishment.

Opening dates and times to be posted when public health guidelines allow visits.

More Info HERE