CONTACT 2020 Exhibitions Open to the Public

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Kelly Fyffe-Marshall, POWER, 2020. Courtesy of the artist. From the multi-site exhibition Three-Thirty, curated by Anique Jordan.

The Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival is excited to share news about 15+ exhibitions and installations–originally planned for May 2020–that are now open to the public. Free copies of the 2020 CONTACT Catalogue are available at these Festival exhibition venues while supplies last.

In accordance with public safety guidelines, masks and social distancing protocols are mandatory at all indoor venues. Please visit venue websites in advance to plan your visit safely and book appointments where necessary.

Diane Arbus, Photographs, 1956 – 1971
Core Exhibition
Art Gallery of Ontario
On view through Nov 8 – book your ticket here

Christina Leslie, Absence/Presence: Morant Bay
Core Exhibition
BAND Gallery
Last chance! On view on the fence outside the gallery until Oct 4

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Vid Ingelevics and Ryan Walker, Framework, 2020. Installation view photo by Toni Hafkenscheid.

Vid Ingelevics and Ryan Walker, Framework
Public Installation
ESSROC Cement Silos (312 Cherry St) & Villiers St Median
On view outdoors until Apr 2021

Elisabeth Belliveau, Alone in the House (Still Life with Clarice Lispector)
Core Exhibition
Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography
On view through Oct 24

Natalie Wood, Performing Change
Core Exhibition
John B. Aird Gallery
On view by appointment through Oct 30

Carol Sawyer, The Natalie Brettschneider Archive
Core Exhibition
Koffler Gallery
On view by appointment through Nov 15

Aaron Jones, Ebti Nabag, Kelly Fyffe-Marshall; Three-Thirty
Core Exhibition – Multi-site
Lester B. Pearson Collegiate Institute, north façade; Malvern Public Library, south façade; Doris McCarthy Gallery
On view through Dec 19

Native Art Department International, Bureau of Aesthetics
Core Exhibition
Mercer Union, a centre for contemporary art
On view by appointment through Oct 31

Fatma Bucak, Krista Belle Stewart; Acts of Erasure
MOCA Toronto
On view through Jan 3, 2021

Dawit L. Petros, Untitled (Overlapping and intertwined territories that fall from view III)
Public Installation
The Power Plant, South Façade
On view outdoors until Apr 2021

Lyla Rye, Mirage
Core Exhibition
Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art
On view through Nov 28

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Scotiabank Photography Award: Stephen Waddell (installation view), 2020 © Larissa Issler, Ryerson Image Centre

Scotiabank Photography Award: Stephen Waddell
Core Exhibition
Ryerson Image Centre
On view through Nov 28

Ethan Murphy, Front & Back
Open Call Exhibition
Ryerson Image Centre – Student Gallery
On view through Oct 17

Guillaume Simoneau, MURDER
Featured Exhibition
Stephen Bulger Gallery
Open by appointment through Oct 17

Elizabeth Zvonar, Milky Way Smiling
Public Installation
Westin Harbour Castle Conference Centre
On view outdoors until Apr 2021

Aaron Jones, Closed Fist, Open Palm
Featured Exhibition
Zalucky Contemporary
On view through Oct 17

Opening soon:

Dawoud Bey, John Edmonds, Wardell Milan
Core Exhibition
Art Gallery of Ontario
Oct 31, 2020–April 18, 2021

Documents, 1960s – 1970s
Core Exhibition
Art Gallery of Ontario
Oct 31, 2020–April 18, 2021

Michelle Forsyth, Our relationship is beautiful due to the distance
Featured Exhibition
Corkin Gallery
Opening Oct 15

Graeme Wahn, Lamp in the Hand
Featured Exhibition
Pumice Raft
Oct 24–Nov 28

Gallery 44 Members: Spectra 1
Open Call Exhibition
Gallery 1313
Nov 11–22

Gallery 44 Members: Spectra 2
Open Call Exhibition
Gallery 1313
Nov 25–Dec 6

Gallery 44 Members: Spectra 3
Open Call Exhibition
Artscape Youngplace, 2nd Floor
Nov 2–21


Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
80 Spadina Ave, Suite 205 (office and gallery currently closed to the public)
Toronto, Ontario M5V 2J4
416 539 9595
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CONTACT is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to celebrating and fostering the art and profession of photography with an annual Festival in May and year-round programming in the CONTACT Gallery. CONTACT embraces an inclusive and accessible approach to the medium, and cultivates collaborations with and among artists, curators, institutions, and organizations.

CONTACT is generously supported by Scotia Wealth Management, Nikon Canada, Pattison Outdoor Advertising, La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso, Toronto Image Works, The Gilder, Transcontinental PLM, 3M Canada, Waddington’s Auctioneers and Appraisers, Four By Eight Signs, Beyond Digital Imaging, Steam Whistle Brewing, Art Toronto, BIG Digital, The Globe and Mail, NOW Magazine, CBC Toronto, and Canadian Art, and the Metropolitan.

CONTACT gratefully acknowledges the support of Celebrate Ontario, Ontario Arts Council, The Government of Ontario, Partners in Art, Canada Council for the Arts, the Howard Webster Foundation, Mondriaan Foundation, Pro Helvetia, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Toronto Arts Council, and all of our funders, donors, and programming partners.