Item F 399.01.01 - La Photographie

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La Photographie

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Histoire. Techniques. Art. Presse.

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F 399.01.01

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1.5 cm of textual records : 1 book ; 240 p.

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Dr. Gaëlle Morel is Exhibitions Curator at the Ryerson Image Centre (Toronto). She received her PhD in the History of Contemporary Photography from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

In 2009, Dr. Morel served as the guest curator of the Mois de la Photo in Montreal on the theme of The Spaces of the Image and edited the accompanying catalogue. In 2012, Dr. Morel curated the Berenice Abbott exhibition at the Jeu de Paume in Paris and the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, as well as edited the accompanying publication. Most recently, she curated of Robert Burley: The Disappearance of Darkness, an exhibition produced by the Ryerson Image Centre which toured to the National Gallery of Canada and the Nicéphore-Niépce Museum in Chalon-sur-Saône, France.

She has also taught the history of contemporary art and the history of photography at the university level in both France and Canada. She co-teaches the Exhibition and Publication of Photographs course in the Film + Photography Preservation Collections Management Master’s program at the School of Image Arts, Ryerson University.

Her research deals with the artistic and cultural recognition of photography from the 1970s, and photographic modernism in the 1930s. She has written essays that have appeared in a number of magazines and books.

taken from: https://www.ryerson.ca/graduate/ppcm/faculty/bio/gaelle-morel/ (accessed October 2019)

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Thierry Gervais is assistant professor at Ryerson University and Head of Research at the Ryerson Image Centre (RIC), Toronto. He received his PhD from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris) in 2007. He teaches history of photography and is pursuing research about the use of photography in magazines and the first photoreporters. He has been the editor in chief of Études photographiques from 2007 to 2013 and the author of La photographie. Histoire, technique, presse, art (with Gaëlle Morel, Larousse, 2008). He was co-curator of the exhibitions "Views from Above" (Centre Pompidou-Metz, Spring 2013), "Léon Gimpel (1873-1948), the audacious work of a photographer" (Musée d’Orsay, Paris, Spring 2008), and "L'Événement : les images comme acteurs de l'histoire" (Jeu de Paume, Paris, Winter 2007). He organized the symposia "About Photographic Collections: Definitions, Descriptions, Access" (RIC, 2012) and "The 'Public Life' of Photographs" (RIC, 2013).

taken from: https://www.ryerson.ca/graduate/ppcm/faculty/bio/thierry-gervais/ (accessed October 2019)

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One copy of the book "La Photographie - Histoire. Techniques. Art. Presse." Co-authored by Thierry Gervais and Gaëlle Morel.

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