In the Media

The work of FamCam collaborators, as well as our collections and our research project, have been widely featured in the media. Here is a list of highlights organized by activity.

Our Events & Activities

 Work in progress for the  "Soon we were en route again"  (i. Kohan-Harpaz, 2017).

Work in progress for the "Soon we were en route again" (i. Kohan-Harpaz, 2017).

Exhibition // "Soon we were en route again": The Margaret Corry Albums (1947-1963) (Jan.-Apr. 2018) @ Ryerson Image Centre

Curcio, Tony. "Ryerson Image Centre presents a compelling series of experimental shows starting January 24." Graphic Arts. 4 January 2018.

Humbert, Laurie. "Quand le photographié s’adresse au photographe." L'Express. 29 January 2018.

 Reframing Family Photography conference (M. Kasumovic, 2017).

Reframing Family Photography conference (M. Kasumovic, 2017).

Conference // Reframing Family Photography (Sept. 21-23, 2017), Toronto, Ontario

Lebart, Luce. "Luce Lebart's Best of 2017." British Journal of Photography. 31 December 2017.

 Installation view of  The Family Camera  (J. Orpana, 2017)

Installation view of The Family Camera (J. Orpana, 2017)

Exhibition // The Family Camera (May - Oct. 2017) @ Royal Ontario Museum & Art Gallery of Mississauga 

"11 Projects to See at the Contact Photography Festival." Canadian Art. 27 April 2017.

Clay, Chris. "Found photos left behind by fleeing families on display at AGM." 25 May 2017.

Dick, Terrence. "History 2: The Family Album." akimboTV. June 2017.

Hester, Jessica Leigh. "What Family Photos Reveal About National Identity." CITYLAB. 2 June 2017.

"Historic photos from Brock collection part of AGO and ROM exhibits." Erie Media. 28 April 2017.

"Metro Morning: Family Camera exhibit." CBC News. 11 May 2017. (Matt Galloway interviews lead curator, Deepali Dewan)

"Ontario Morning Podcast." CBC News. 11 May 2017. (Wei Chen interviews lead curator, Deepali Dewan, at 41.40)

Pill, Jaan. "The Family Camera exhibit at Royal Ontario Museum explores what's fundamental about family." Preserved Stories Blog. 12 May 2017.

Sienkiewicz, Alexandra. "Polaroids and patriotism: Old family pictures get star treatment at the ROM." CBC News. 6 May 2017.

Somerset, Felicity. "Living Spaces: The Family Camera at Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum." Critics at Large. 30 July 2017.

"The ROM's "The Family Camera" Exhibition Extends Into The Night For Nuit Blanche Toronto." The Harlton Empire. September 2017.

Thomas, Jeff. "The Family Camera: Opens at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto." Jeff Thomas. 2017.

Varsity Contributors. "Vignettes of Nuit Blanche: Varsity writers cover the cold, the lines, and everything in between." The Varsity. 2 October 2017.

Villeneuve, Phil. "20 must-see photography shows at Contact 2017." blogT0. April 2017.

"Visiting the Family Camera Exhibit at the ROM." Photographic Historical Society of Canada. 3 June 2017.

Weikle, Brandie. "Podcast Episode 143: Family Photo or Piece of History?" The New Family: Modern Views on Family Life. 26 June 2017.

Wine, Rachel. "Northern Exposure: CONTACT Photography Festival looks inward for Canada 150." The Globe and Mail. 5 May 2017.

Whyte, Murray. "Plenty of photos to ponder: At the galleries." The Toronto Star. 4 May 2017.

Our Project

 Thy Phu and Deepali Dewan being interviewed for the "Family Camera" documentary at the ROM (C. Barreto, 2017)

Thy Phu and Deepali Dewan being interviewed for the "Family Camera" documentary at the ROM (C. Barreto, 2017)

Documentary // Family Camera (Air Date: December 28, 2017, TVO)

This documentary, and its companion digital project, was commissioned by TVO and is based on an original concept from The Family Camera Network and the Royal Ontario Museum. Directed and written by Marc de Guerre. Produced by Jeannette Loakman. 

Banner Image (top of page): Reframing Family Photography conference opening event at the ROM (M. Kasumovic, 2017).