Artist Talk with Max Dean @ Ryerson University School of Image Arts, Toronto [21 June]

Artist Talk with Max Dean


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21
June
19:00 - 20:30

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Ryerson University School of Image Arts
122 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1X8
Location: School of Image Arts, Ryerson University, 122 Bond Street, Room IMA-307

Join artist Max Dean for a talk on his work, in conjunction with the exhibition Max Dean: As Yet Untitled, now on view until August 13, 2017 at the Ryerson Image Centre.

As Yet Untitled (1992–1995) explores issues surrounding the viewer’s responsibility for culture and memory, through an interactive experience where gallery visitors can instruct a factory automaton to save endangered family photographs. Composed of an industrial arm, conveyer belt, paper shredder, and two silhouetted hands, Dean’s mechanized robot is programmed to pick up a 4 x 6˝ photograph from a hopper and present it to the viewer as a final step before it is discarded—allowing the audience to decide which images will survive, and which will be lost to history. A primary exhibition of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.

Max Dean is a multimedia artist who lives and works in Toronto. His artworks have been exhibited nationally and internationally at venues including the Venice Biennale (1999, 2001); the Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France (2004); Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal (2013); and In/Future at Ontario Place, Toronto (2016). Dean’s work is included in such collections as the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; the Winnipeg Art Gallery; and the Vancouver Art Gallery. He has received the Jean A. Chalmers National Visual Arts Award (1997); the Gershon Iskowitz Prize (2005); and the Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts (2014). Dean currently teaches at the RTA School of Media and at the School of Image Arts, Ryerson University.

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Doors: Open to ticketholders 10 minutes prior to the start of the event

Rush Seats: Rush Seats are available 5 minutes prior to the start of the program, any unclaimed seats will be made available to guests in the rush line

Seating: General admission

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