Family Cameras at the ROM

Toronto. The ROM sent this news release out early this month,” [The ROM exhibition is called]  The Family Camera!  We hope you are looking forward to seeing the exhibition.

“It features over 200 objects, mostly photographs and stories collected through The Family Camera Network. It also includes loans from private and public collections, and new works by artists Jeff Thomas, Deanna Bowen, and Dinh Q. Lé.

“Visitors will also enjoy an immersive installation by OCAD U students entitled, The Living Room, which explores this domestic space as a place for sharing, and telling stories about, family photos.

“For your interest: For a link to the ROM webpage for The Family Camera, click here.
The Family Camera is a primary exhibition in the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. For a curatorial essay about the exhibit, please click here. 
For a student-written blog about the OCAD U collaboration, please click here. Part of the exhibition, Missing Chapters, will be presented at the Art Gallery of Mississauga from May 4 – August 27. For more info, click here.”

NOTE: PHSC Members and friends are invited to meet at the South entrance to the ROM (nearest the Museum Subway entrance) at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, May 30th. The exhibition will be reviewed followed by a presentation. The first 50 members and guests will be allowed entry for free.

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