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Fonds documentaire OPTICA (Service des archives de l'Université Concordia)

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Droits électroniques





Gabor Szilasi, Normand Grégoire, John Max, Michel St-Jean, Charles Gagnon
du 11 janvier 1972 au 31 janvier 1972
Recent Works / Travaux récents





Henri Cousineau, Earl Kowall, Lois Siegel, Randy Saharuni, Tony Westman
du 10 février 1972 au 31 mars 1972
Phantastic Photography





Robert Fichter
du 12 mars 1972 au 9 avril 1972
The Non Silver Photography of Robert Fichter





Stephen Livick
du 17 avril 1972 au 28 mai 1972
A Garden of Metaphors / Un jardin de métaphores





Laura Jones, Pamela Harris, June Greenberg, Judith Holman, Lynn Murray, Liz Maunsell, Linda Rosenbaum, Lisa Steele
du 29 mai 1972 au 5 juillet 1972
Photographs of Women by Women

L’exposition est organisée par le Women’s Photo Co-Op de Toronto, rattaché à la Baldwin Street Gallery à Toronto.

Ce document est uniquement disponible en anglais :
«To discuss «Photographs of Women by Women» as an ‘art show’ would be to ignore its intent as a cultural statement. It is more involved with investigating the role that images play in creating the archetypes and models with which we live than it is with presenting a series of formally interesting pictures.

The plastic world provided by the media dominates many imaginations : a universe peopled by Garbos and Dietrichs seems infinitely preferable to one filled with housewives in hair curlers. In a sense, the show put together by the Women’s Photography Workshop is an iconoclastic act. It is an attempt to destroy an inherited set of stereotypes and to replace them with images taken from a more mundane and accessible reality.

Advertising and fashion photography have created an image of woman that is a theatrical product – a spectacle which has nothing to do with the lives that people lead. This show is a tentative step towards the sort of self-definition that is necessary for any kind of personal liberation. It is an important example of a group of people consciously trying to define their own image in a society, and a rejection of impossible comparisons is an important part of that attempt. Perhaps it will never be possible for the individual to have complete freedom to fashion his or her own life, but certainly it is possible to have a society which allows greater flexibility and variation. […]

Since the group that edited this show intends to continue working together, concentrating their activities around the Baldwin Street Gallery in Toronto, perhaps they will take future opportunities to go even further in exploring this concept of visual self-evaluation.»
- Confino, Barbara, «All about Eves», The Montreal Star, 3 juin 1972, p.C5.

Bibliographie
- Photographs of women by women (catalogue d’exposition), Image Nation Eleven, Women’s Photo Co-Op, Toronto, 1972.
- Confino, Barbara, «All about Eves», The Montreal Star, 3 juin 1972, p.C5.




Marc-André Gagné, Robert Bourdeau, Tom Gibson, Brian Nevitt, Tim Porter, B.A. King, Lawrence Weissman
du 30 septembre 1972 au 21 octobre 1972
Photographers 7 Photographes





Tony Ray Jones
du 6 novembre 1972 au 3 décembre 1972
Tony Ray Jones, 1941-1972





Michael Flomen
du 12 novembre 1972 au 3 décembre 1972
Light





J.A. Kraulis
du 12 novembre 1972 au 3 décembre 1972
Images from the Wilderness





Claire Beaugrand-Champagne, Michel Campeau, Cedric Pearson, Roger Charbonneau
du 11 décembre 1972 au 10 janvier 1973
L'imagerie populaire de Disraeli





Exposition de groupe / Group exhibition
du 11 décembre 1972 au 10 janvier 1973
The Visual Studies Workshop : Work In Progress

15 artistes