RYE NEW GEN at Ryerson Artspace | Liz Wells Talk at Ryerson University


Sam Cotter, Man and Machine (detail), 2016

Zinnia Naqvi, Curtiss Randolph, Sam Cotter, Wynne Neilly, Ethan Murphy

Ryerson Artspace
401 Richmond St West Suite LL106
Opening Reception: Friday, September 27, 6-8pm
Exhibition Dates: September 27 – October 26, 2019
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Ryerson Artspace has moved to 401 Richmond Street West! Our fall 2019 launch exhibition features the work of the Ryerson students and grads who were long-listed and won the 2019 Scotiabank New Generation Photography Award. Opening on September 27th, 2019, RYE NEW GEN features the work of Zinnia Naqvi, Wynne Neilly, Curtiss Randolph, Ethan Murphy and Sam Cotter.

RYE NEW GEN 2019: Limited Edition Portfolio
To celebrate the work of this talented group of emerging artists and to allow collectors the opportunity to support the programming at Ryerson Artspace and acquire wonderful work at an affordable price, we are launching the RYE NEW GEN Limited Edition Portfolio. Available in an edition of 20 for $500, the portfolio contains 5 prints, one by each featured artist, signed and editioned with a certificate of authenticity.

Ryerson Artspace is a non-profit, student-run, teaching gallery and registered charity. The proceeds derived from the sale of this portfolio support the gallery’s commitment to programming the work of emerging talent.

RYE NEW GEN is generously supported by Ryerson University, Ryerson University Faculty of Communication and Design and Toronto Image Works.

Ryerson Artspace
401 Richmond St West | Suite LL106
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
Starting September 27: Wednesday to Saturday, 11am-6pm
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Ryerson University’s School of Image Arts
122 Bond St | IMA 307
Talk by Professor Liz Wells: Thursday, September 26, 6:30pm


Since its inception, photography has been used to explore the geographic and the botanical. This talk centres on British photography and ways in which photographers have used the camera to explore place and environment, particularly in relation to rural lands and landscapes.

Liz Wells is Professor in Photographic Culture at the University of Plymouth, UK. She edited The Photography Reader: History and Theory (2019), The Photography Culture Reader (2019) and Photography: A Critical Introduction (2015 5th ed.) and is a co-editor for photographies, Routledge journals.

Reframing Fields of Vision is made possible by the Documentary Media Research Centre, Ryerson University, Ryerson University’s School of Image Arts and Faculty of Communication and Design.

Admission to RYE NEW GEN and Reframing Fields of Vision is free.