Roger Ballen: Boarding House


Roger Ballen: Boarding House Exhibition

 
DateThursday, March 5, 2009 - 11:00pm to Sunday, May 31, 2009 - 10:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000, Ext. 456

Cost

FREE

Email

onsite@ocadu.ca

Website

http://www.ocadu.ca/onsite

Location

Onsite Gallery: 100 McCaul, Level 2

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Born in New York in 1950, Roger Ballen has lived in South Africa since 1982. He won the Photographer of the Year Award at the inaugural Rencontres d’Arles Awards in 2002 and subsequently has had over 50 exhibitions worldwide, including solo shows at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, New York’s Gagosian Gallery and Toronto’s Clint Roenisch Gallery. Many museums have collected Ballen’s work, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Centre Pompidou and the Museum of Modern Art. The Roger Ballen Foundation has helped bring to South Africa major exhibits of work by Stephen Shore, Vik Muniz and Janiana Tschäpe.

MORE EVENTS:
Wednesday, April 8: The artist will give a lecture and sign copies of his latest book, Boarding House (Phaidon). Free and open to the public. 6:30 pm, OCAD auditorium.

Thursday evening walk-throughs: 20-30 minute discussions of the exhibition. Free and open to the public. Walkthroughs begin at 6:30 pm and take place in the Professional Gallery.

March 5: Charles Reeve. Curator of OCAD’s Professional Gallery and Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies and Art, Charles Reeve organized the exhibit “Roger Ballen: Boarding House.”

March 26: Blake Fitzpatrick. Blake Fitzpatrick is a Professor in the Documentary Media Program and Director of Photographic Studies, School of Image Arts at Ryerson University. His many interests as a writer and photographer include documentary and photojournalistic photography, photographic responses to the nuclear era and contemporary war representation.

May 21: Sophie Hackett is Assistant Curator of Photography at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Thanks to Clint Roenisch of Clint Roenisch Gallery, Trish Fisher at Roger Ballen’s studio and especially to Roger Ballen.



Roger Ballen: Boarding House
DateThursday, March 5, 2009 - 11:00pm to Sunday, May 31, 2009 - 10:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000, Ext. 456

Cost

FREE

Email

onsite@ocadu.ca

Website

http://www.ocadu.ca/onsite

Location

Onsite Gallery: 100 McCaul, Level 2

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Roger Ballen: Boarding House
Thursday, March 5, 2009 - 11:00pm to Sunday, May 31, 2009 - 10:00pm

Born in New York in 1950, Roger Ballen has lived in South Africa since 1982. He won the Photographer of the Year Award at the inaugural Rencontres d’Arles Awards in 2002 and subsequently has had over 50 exhibitions worldwide, including solo shows at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, New York’s Gagosian Gallery and Toronto’s Clint Roenisch Gallery. Many museums have collected Ballen’s work, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Centre Pompidou and the Museum of Modern Art. The Roger Ballen Foundation has helped bring to South Africa major exhibits of work by Stephen Shore, Vik Muniz and Janiana Tschäpe.

MORE EVENTS:
Wednesday, April 8: The artist will give a lecture and sign copies of his latest book, Boarding House (Phaidon). Free and open to the public. 6:30 pm, OCAD auditorium.

Thursday evening walk-throughs: 20-30 minute discussions of the exhibition. Free and open to the public. Walkthroughs begin at 6:30 pm and take place in the Professional Gallery.

March 5: Charles Reeve. Curator of OCAD’s Professional Gallery and Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies and Art, Charles Reeve organized the exhibit “Roger Ballen: Boarding House.”

March 26: Blake Fitzpatrick. Blake Fitzpatrick is a Professor in the Documentary Media Program and Director of Photographic Studies, School of Image Arts at Ryerson University. His many interests as a writer and photographer include documentary and photojournalistic photography, photographic responses to the nuclear era and contemporary war representation.

May 21: Sophie Hackett is Assistant Curator of Photography at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Thanks to Clint Roenisch of Clint Roenisch Gallery, Trish Fisher at Roger Ballen’s studio and especially to Roger Ballen.

Venue & Address: 
Onsite Gallery: 100 McCaul, Level 2
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/onsite
Email: 
onsite@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000, Ext. 456
Cost: 
FREE
Roger Ballen: Boarding House
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