If there’s a contemporary “can’t miss” exhibition in Toronto this month it’s Sanaz Mazinani’s Frames of the Visible. Showing until June 9 at the Stephen Bulger Gallery, these wall-sized photo collages truly rethink photography as they rigorously explore new ways of seeing and representing conflict through photography. Until now, I admit to not being a fan […]Read more "Must See: Frames Of The Visible"
What is photography? If you think it’s about the images produced by a photographer, sensitive to his subject, arranging the canvas in a clever geometry and waiting for the perfect moment, I urge you to visit the Angell Gallery’s back room asap. There, a series of nine magnificent photos “by Jon Rafman” await; all of […]Read more "Jon Rafman’s Google Street View"
Time is about to run out on photography lovers who have put their gallery-going off until the end of the month. Now that it’s the end of the month, my plan is to tell you where to find the best (and avoid the worst) of the fest. Where to begin is a bit arbitrary, since […]Read more "CONTACT’s Last Weekend"
It’s spring and the CONTACT festival is in (nearly) full bloom in Toronto. ” Nearly” because a number of big shows are starting later in the month. That’s good. Going from gallery to gallery as I am, I can’t help but be hyper-aware of the chasm between the imagery in the galleries and that which surrounds us. […]Read more "Spectacle and Substance"
Sometimes the nicest things come out of the blue. Monday morning I learned that Canadian Photography Online featured an article on my work, and they had some lovely things to say. “David Goorevitch’s images are truly impressive.“, they begin, noting the length of time I’ve logged in photography’s trenches and articulating very closely what I’m trying […]Read more "Out of the Blue"