Photograph “Examining new arrivals in Immigration Examination Hall, Pier 21, Halifax,” Chris Lund, (1952), Library and Archives Canada PA-111579

Carleton University Art Gallery to Launch Winter Exhibitions

Carleton University Art Gallery (CUAG) invites you to join in celebrating the opening of three new exhibitions: Outside These Walls: Photographs by Yannick Anton and David Ofori Zapparoli; The Other NFB: The National Film Board of Canada’s Still Photography Division, 1941-1971; and Making Radio Space in 1930s Canada.

When: Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Carleton University Art Gallery, St. Patrick’s Building, Carleton University
Info: This event is free and open to the public.

DJ Memetic will play an all-vinyl set. Artists Yannick Anton and David Ofori Zapparoli and curators Pamela Edmonds, Anne MacLennan, Carol Payne and Michael Windover will attend.

“Photography and radio have played vital roles, historically, in shaping how we see, hear and understand each other across the vast territory known as Canada,” said Sandra Dyck, the gallery’s director. “The Other NFB and Making Radio Space examine how images and sounds were used to connect Canadians, and to construct national identity. Outside These Walls zeroes in on the urban landscape, featuring exuberant images of people living, working and playing together.”

Background

Outside These Walls: Photographs by Yannick Anton and David Ofori Zapparoli
Curated by Pamela Edmonds
Feb. 27 to May 12, 2017
The photographs of Anton and Zapparoli are inspired by the people, energies, spaces and communities of the city, past and present.

The Other NFB: The National Film Board of Canada’s Still Photography Division, 1941-1971
Curated by Carol Payne and Sandra Dyck
Feb. 27 to May 12, 2017
Once the federal government’s official photographer, the NFB’s Still Photography Division is unique in the history of Canadian visual culture. It aspired not to create an image of the country, but the image.

Making Radio Space in 1930s Canada
Curated by Michael Windover and Anne MacLennan
Feb. 27 to May 12, 2017
In the 1930s, radio was considered an essential service, just like the Internet today. This exhibition explores how radio became a widespread domestic technology, transforming the sounds and spaces of everyday life for Canadians.

For more information on these exhibitions, please go to cuag.ca.


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