in the galleries: no justice at the gladstone - corrugated plastic
No Justice, No Peace: From Ferguson to Toronto: The power of the people, the number of Ryerson Image centers
Despite the historical origins of "photography and video of the crackdown and black protests", it is a timely event, considering the depressing black people killed by law enforcement in recent years and the attitudes of current White House occupants (
"It's Black History Month, so it's our little breakfast," President Trump said last week when he started an event before announcing the celebration of the 19 th.
Frederik Douglas, a century-old black slur, did "an amazing job. ”)
RIC's main exhibition revolves around the 1971 Attica prison riots, a milestone in civil protest and image --making both.
At the Gladstone Hotel, pictures made by Jalani Morgan, Zun Lee and chechecheong make it the latest, three Toronto photographers are in deep contact with a rising protest movement here and now.
For example: Lee shot and killed Michael Brown by police on 2014, and photos of Ferguson's riots ignited the engine of the black life movement --
As Morgan's exciting image suggests, Catherine Wayne, our own prime minister, finds himself having to answer the question.
Tao Lewis: severer, paper towels, Blizzard, Exile: The weather played a role in Tao Lewis's new show or, more specifically, the weather refused: at 8
Gallery 11 Spadina na Avenue, coal slag-
Block shack with corrugated plastic roof with its exterior walls painted with bright lavender and aquamarine, is expected to be covered with snow so far and provide true
The world is tied up with Lewis's mixed identity.
Lewis, 23, grew up in Chinatown;
Her mother is white and her father is Jamaican and black.
Her job here represents a hunter.
Reconcile the two worlds in her own way.
Lewis collects pieces from the streets around her studio, combining waste with a strong sense of personal self, to reflect memory, identity, to carve their own space in an increasingly complex and fragmented world.
About that cottage: the colors and materials are typical shelters in Jamaica, half what Lewis calls home;
Inside, a rough one
In her childhood, she sat patiently in the rocking chair, waiting for the snow to fall.
As usual, open the door to Felix carmenson: carmenson wears the miles of his young ambition, like an honor badge;
He is less than 30 years old, from Shanghai to Berlin, and he is everywhere in the middle.
He is now also taking part in a group show on sports and residence in a video of Trinity Square, but as always brings it home in a way that fits his personal nature.
Born in Leningrad, Kalmenson immigrated to Toronto as a child and returned to St. Petersburg last year (
Kalmenson, 4, is already in Toronto in 1991), and granoster has restored its historical name
Makes the task of reassembling the scattered fragments of his split identity more complicated.
The resulting video and installation project, Kalmenson collected some pieces from the flea market near his toddler
The Era neighbor tried to piece together a childhood that he could barely understand, tying the chaos of displacement with its challenge to building identity
In this era of millions of refugees, this is crucial.
But more broadly, it also shows how memory is less than building memory, especially in such a false era --
For this moment, a sad reality is no more true than in the death rattle of Soviet Russia.