Flash Forward Finds @ Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival 2012

It’s that time of year again when Toronto, Canada becomes a hub of photographic awesomeness. To help you enjoy the many great exhibitions that the 2012 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival has to offer, we’ve pulled together a list of shows featuring the work of past Flash Forward winners. From gallery exhibitions to outdoor installations, CONTACT’s lineup is definitely worth the trip to Toronto.

Inspired by this year’s Public theme, we’ve created a handy map to follow for each site. Seen any works around town that you want to share? Tweet us your finds @imprintblog. We want to know what piqued your interest!

Enjoy gallery hopping!

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Collective Identity | Occupied Spaces Primary Exhibition

STREET VIEWWhen
May 1–June 30
Tue–Fri, 12–5pm/Sat, 12–4pm

Where
University of Toronto Art Centre
15 King’s College Circle
Toronto M5S 3H7

Featured Flash Forward Artist
Benjamin Lowy

Also Featuring
Ai Weiwei, Tarek Abouamin, Ariella Azoulay, Sanaz Mazinani, Richard Mosse, Sabine Bitter / Helmut Weber, Noh Suntag

 

Contacting Toronto | We’re in this Together Public Installation

STREET VIEWWhen

May 1–31

Where
TTC LCD Screens & Subway Station Posters
Until May 8: Dedicated screens at Bloor (N & S platform), St Andrew (S platform), Dundas (S platform)

Featured Flash Forward Artists 
Alyssa Bistonath
Aaron Vincent Elkaim

Also Featuring
Debra Friedman, Ruth Kaplan, Brent Lewin, Robert Poulton

 

Looking Askance Featured Exhibition

STREET VIEWWhen
May 2–June 2
Mon–Sat, 12–5pm

Where
Gladstone Hotel — 4th Floor
1214 Queen St W
Toronto M6J 1J6

Featured Flash Forward Artist
Jamie Campbell


Empty Vessels Make the Most Noise Featured Exhibition

STREET VIEWWhen
May 2–June 2
Mon–Sun, 12–5pm

Where
Gladstone Hotel — 3rd Floor
1214 Queen St W
Toronto M6J 1J6

Featured Flash Forward Artist
Laurie Kang

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Scenes From Here Featured Exhibition

STREET VIEWWhen
May 3–26
Sat, 11:30–5pm

Where
Circuit Gallery at Gallery 345
345 Sorauren Ave
Toronto M6R 1N2

Featured Flash Forward Artist
Eamon Mac Mahon

Also Featuring
Jim Verburg


Crumbled Empire Featured Exhibition

STREET VIEWWhen
May 1–29
Tue–Sun, 12–5pm

Where
Elaine Fleck Gallery
888 Queen St W
Toronto M6J 1G3

Featured Flash Forward Artist 
Andrew Rowat


Follow Suit Featured Exhibition

STREET VIEWWhen
May 3–31
Wed–Sat, 12–6pm / Sun, 1–5pm

Where
Erin Stump Projects
1086 Queen St W
Toronto M6J 1H8

Featured Flash Forward Artist
Kotama Bouabane

 

A Co-existence | Lost in the Wake of Zionism Featured Exhibition

STREET VIEWWhen
May 1–31
Mon–Fri, 9–7pm / Sat, 10–7am / Sun, 12–6pm

Where
Pikto
55 Mill St Bldg 59-103
Toronto M5A 3C4

Featured Flash Forward Artist
Aaron Vincent Elkaim

 

Building Storeys | A Photo Exhibit of Transportation in Toronto Open Exhibition

STREET VIEWWhen
May 3–31
Mon–Thu, 12–6pm / Fri–Sat, 11–6pm / Sun, 11–5pm

Where
Steam Whistle Brewing
255 Bremner Blvd
Toronto M5V 3M9

Featured Flash Forward Artist
Sean Galbraith

Also Featuring
Rob Dyke, Rick Harris, Mathew Merrett, Timothy Neesam, Olena Sullivan, Toni Wallachy

 

Two and a Quarter Open Exhibition

STREET VIEWWhen
May 3–31
Mon–Wed, 11–7pm / Thu–Sat, 11–8pm / Sun, 12–6pm

Where
Lomography Gallery Store
536 Queen St W
Toronto M5J 2Z6

 

 

Featured Flash Forward Artists 
Steven Beckly
Jamie Campbell
Brendan George Ko
Andrew B. Myers
Elise Windsor

Also Featuring
Rebecca Cairns, Kevin Chaves, Michael Clarke, Nathan Cyprys, Shane Fester, Kimon Kaketsis, Sabrina Maltese, Mike Morris, Juliana Neufeld, Sarah Palmer, Jade Lee Portelli, Sammy Rawal


Common Misconception Featured Exhibition

STREET VIEWWhen
May 3–June 2
Wed–Sat, 12–5pm

Where
Angell Gallery (East Gallery)
12 Ossington Ave
Toronto M6J 2Y7

Featured Flash Forward Artist 
Andrew B. Myers

Also Featuring
Jon Rafman


Arab Awakening | A Revolutionary Snapshot Open Exhibition

STREET VIEWWhen
May 1–31
Mon–Wed, 10–6pm / Thu–Fri, 10–8pm

Where
Henry’s Photo Video Digital
119 Church St
Toronto M5C 2G5

Featured Flash Forward Artist
Lucas Oleniuk

Also Featuring
Rick Madonik, Jim Rankin, Michelle Shephard

 

 

MAP: Flash Forward Photographers @ Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Flash Forward Photographers @ Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

 

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