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OLGA CHAGAOUTDINOVA appears in the launch exhibition for Toronto’s Contact Photography Festival at MOCCA from April 29 to June 5, 2011. Entitled Figure & Ground: Dynamic Landscape and curated by Bonnie Rubenstein, it features Scarlett Hooft Graafland, Viviane Sassen, and Dayanita Singh. www.mocca.ca


MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY CANADIAN ART
Main Space
Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
Figure & Ground: Dynamic Landscape
AprIL 29 to June 5, 2011

Olga Chagaoutdinova,
Scarlett Hooft Graafland
Viviane Sassen
Dayanita Singh

Curated by Bonnie Rubenstein, Artistic Director,
Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival

Co-produced by the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art

Opening reception and Festival Launch:
Friday, April 29, 2011
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Dynamic Landscape features four international artists whose photographs reveals the shifting relationship between figure and ground. Through narratives informed by landscape, their work focuses on the interplay between humanity, nature, and culture. From sun-scorched Africa to Canada’s frozen north, the illuminated streets of India, to Russia’s modest interiors - these images portray physical and psychological perceptions of the worlds we inhabit.

For more information, please contact MOCCA:

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art
952 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario
M6J 1G8 Canada

Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tel.: 416.395.0067
Fax: 416.395.7598

E-mail: info@mocca.ca