EveryTING Irie - waves, braids & line-ups


Photographic work by alumna Christina Lesile

 
DateFriday, May 2, 2008 - 4:00am to Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 4:00am

Cost

Free

Location

National Film Board of Canada Mediatheque Centre 150 John Street, Toronto, Ontario

The National Film Board Mediatheque presents EveryTING Irie, including work by alumna Christina Lesile.

Leslie's photographic portraits mimic the jacket covers of Jamaican records and reggae and ska posters from the early 60s and 70s. Leslie's insertion of Jamaican text offers intimate reflections of migration and notions of settlement and a reimagined past. Waves, Braids and Line-ups uses documentary-style photography to explore the shared histories of those who visit the Black barbershops of Toronto.

Part of CONTACT Toronto Photography Festival.

DateFriday, May 2, 2008 - 4:00am to Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 4:00am

Cost

Free

Website Location

National Film Board of Canada Mediatheque Centre 150 John Street, Toronto, Ontario

Friday, May 2, 2008 - 4:00am to Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 4:00am

The National Film Board Mediatheque presents EveryTING Irie, including work by alumna Christina Lesile.

Leslie's photographic portraits mimic the jacket covers of Jamaican records and reggae and ska posters from the early 60s and 70s. Leslie's insertion of Jamaican text offers intimate reflections of migration and notions of settlement and a reimagined past. Waves, Braids and Line-ups uses documentary-style photography to explore the shared histories of those who visit the Black barbershops of Toronto.

Part of CONTACT Toronto Photography Festival.

Venue & Address: 
National Film Board of Canada Mediatheque Centre 150 John Street, Toronto, Ontario
Cost: 
Free
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