Adam Pendleton: My Education, A Portrait of David Hilliard, 2011–2014, 3-channel black and white video. Courtesy of the artist
ADAM PENDLETON AND DAWOUD BEY
Join us for two artist talks this month as part of Power to the People: Photography and Video of Repression and Black Protest, a season of exhibitions exploring the historical and ongoing struggle for justice between people of colour and police forces representing the state
Artist Talk with Adam Pendleton
March 15, 7 pm
School of Image Arts, Ryerson University
122 Bond Street, room IMA-307
Adam Pendleton will discuss his recent work, including My Education, A Portrait of David Hilliard, currently on view on the RIC’s Salah J. Bachir New Media Wall. This multi-channel black and white video which takes viewers to the site of a fatal 1968 gun battle between Black Panther Party activists and the police of Oakland, California. Community partner: TIFF. Click here to register for your free ticket.
Tanenbaum Lecture with Dawoud Bey
March 22, 7 pm
Rogers Communications Centre, Ryerson University
80 Gould Street, room RCC-204
Join us for a lecture with artist Dawoud Bey, best known for his innovative portraiture practice.
Birmingham, Alabama, 1963 features Bey’s portraits commemorating the victims of the 1963 bombing of the city’s 16th Street Baptist Church, alongside photojournalistic prints from the RIC’s Black Star Collection. The Tanenbaum Lecture Series is presented by the Ryerson Image Centre in partnership with the School of Image Arts, Ryerson University. Click here to register for your free ticket.
Also on view at the Ryerson Image Centre as part of Power to the People:
Attica USA 1971: Images and Sounds of a Rebellion
Including extraordinary photo-reportage alongside a range of popular art, this exhibition recounts the notorious 1971 insurrection at Attica Correctional Facility in western New York State, and the multivalent cultural response that followed. The exhibition is co-produced by Le Point du Jour (Cherbourg, France), with generous support at the RIC from The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, New York.
From the Collection: Sister(s) in the Struggle
This edition of From the Collection features photographs culled from the RIC’s Black Star Collection of photojournalism, showing Angela Davis and Kathleen Cleaver, leading female figures of the Black Panther Party.
Power to the People is co-presented with the Black Artists’ Network Dialogue (BAND) and generously supported by media sponsors Toronto Star and CBC Toronto. The exhibitions remain on view at the RIC until April 9, 2017.
Ryerson Image Centre
33 Gould Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
ADMISSION IS FREE
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Erin Warner, Ryerson Image Centre, email@example.com / T+416 979 5000 x7032