Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
May 1 – 31, 2013 | Various locations | ScotiabankCONTACTPhoto.com
THE WORLD’S LARGEST ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY EVENT
The annual month-long festival of photography takes place at over 200 venues across the Greater Toronto Area from May 1 – 31. As the largest photography festival in the world, Scotiabank CONTACT has become a premiere cultural event with a broad range of international programming. Scotiabank CONTACT participants, whether acclaimed international artists or local emerging photographers, exhibit in a variety of venues, from major public museums to private galleries and many alternative spaces including billboards, Pearson International Airport and the facades of significant cultural buildings.
Scotiabank CONTACT 2013 highlights accomplished photographers in primary exhibitions and public installations that explore the “Field of Vision.” From street photography that captures the pulse of the city to conceptual projects exposing issues of common interest, this year’s festival explores how images influence social perspective.
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