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Sightlines

Nov 24, 2019

We’ve spent the last five episodes talking with artists and curators about the power of the female gaze, and how important it is to give it space in exhibitions like THE WAY SHE LOOKS, showing at the Ryerson Image Centre right now.

In our final episode, it’s time to look to the future. What’s next in this...


Nov 10, 2019

In the nineteenth and early twentieth-century, images of African women by Western photographers were presented as ethnographic specimens or exotic curiosities for avid European audiences.

In spite of the many abuses endured by African women in front of the camera, some early photographic images reveal more complexity...


Oct 27, 2019

There’s a reason we buy art, go to exhibitions, invite our friends, argue about what we’ve seen over the dinner table. It may not be as in-your-face as a protest, or as text-heavy as a speech in Parliament, but that’s what makes it powerful - because it settles into your brain for you to mull over in your own...


Oct 13, 2019

Diverse representation. It’s a phrase that’s thrown around in a lot of sectors - hiring, publishing, politics, education and art. 

In Episode 3 of Sightlines, we talked to photographers, educators and curators about how to diversify who we see in the diaspora of representation in African portraiture. 

This podcast...


Sep 29, 2019

Whether you're organizing an exhibition at a gallery or managing an Instagram account, curators must balance historical accuracy with the vision of the artist.

And this is especially true when you’re working with content gathered over decades, like that of the Walther Collection.

In Episode 2 of Sightlines, we talk to...