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Kaleidos: Photographic “textiles” by Diane Laundy

Diane Laundy’s photographic images delve into the intricate details, patterns and textures of natural and architectural subjects. The composite images reflect, multiply and overlay one another resulting in photographic “textiles” that are a highly interpretative re-imagining of the original image. Vernissage: August 23 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Exhibition Hours: Weekdays: 8:00 am to 9:00 pm […]

Roger Ballen: There Is No Outside

The SPAO Centre Gallery is honoured to present Roger Ballen: There Is No Outside, the first exhibition in Ottawa of work by the internationally acclaimed South Africa-based photographer. Known for his inspired use of black and white film, Roger Ballen has sparked controversy through his exploration of the shadowy depths of human consciousness. Developing a […]

Photograph Detective: Identify & Date Old Photos

Got an old family album or a box of unlabelled photos from the past?  Want to figure out who’s in them?  Dating old photos to identify the people in them requires knowledge of photographic processes as well as the history of fashion and trends.  Conservator Kyla Ubbink will use real antique photos to show us […]

Ming Wu: KANATA 150? looks at the role of colonialism in Canadian patriotism

You probably already know Ming. He is a champion of music, art, and culture, and brings enthusiasm and fun wherever he goes (which, as it turns out, is a lot of places). This week, Ming visited the opening of KANATA 150?, an exhibit at Studio Sixty Six, which showcases the work of seven emerging Indigenous artists reflecting […]

Art exhibition: Paper/Papier at Cube Gallery

On at Cube Gallery this month is Paper/Papier, a “tribute” to the medium that has revolutionized our lives. If you are looking for an exhibition that pushes the boundaries and expressive limits of paper – this show isn’t it. If you’d like to see works by artists using a range of media such as paint, drawing, printmaking, […]

Jamie Kronick documents life of touring musician

Local drummer and photographer Jamie Kronick was recently honoured with a grant from the Ottawa Arts Council.  The Project X Photography Fund provides $1000 to help produce an Ottawa area artist’s photo-based project. Kronick received the award for his project 65MPH, which documents his experiences touring as the drummer of Ben Caplan & The Casual Smokers, playing 83 shows […]

Best of: More #igersottawa to follow

From smiling puppies to sauce-smothered sandwiches, Instagram is a diverse hub for creativity, cuteness and photos of our coffee cups. With more than 300 million users and nearly 60 million photos shared daily on the app, it can be a challenge to find those stand out accounts worth adding to your feed. There are tons […]

Ming Wu Wednesday!

This featured column presents one of Ming’s favourite shots from the many events around town he’s recently attended. The picture above is of a thumb war contest that took place at Beau’s St Patrick’s Day party. For more on Ming, check out his website, radio show and Instagram.

Urban landscapes with a twist at Exposure Gallery

Who would pretend that photography is not a legitimate art form these days? Certainly not the School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa (SPAO) and Exposure Gallery. Their partnership has led to a number of quality photographic exhibitions in Ottawa. The current show titled distURBANce makes no exception. It presents artworks by Glenn Bloodworth, Freeman Keats, Bill […]

Ottawa Creatives: Brant Thompson

Brant Thompon’s love of photography began when his father returned from a summer on Baffin Island with a 35mm Zeiss Ikon. Borrowing his father’s camera, Brant began to capture life through its lens. He took several photos for his high school newspaper and yearbook and then, upon graduation, enrolled in a photography program at Algonquin […]

A Place Apart: A photo exhibition by Jim Lamont

Mountains as sanctuaries. Artist in photography Jim Lamont makes this inviting proposition in a remarkable series of black and white prints on display at the Redwall Gallery. Lamont’s photographs are incantational.  As one walks from one print to the next along the gallery walls, one gets slowly drawn into the universe of the artist. Nothing […]

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