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Exhibition Tour: Robert Giard: Just As You Are PDF Print E-mail

With Nicholas Matte Ph.D., Lecturer and Curator of the Sexual Representation Collection, Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies.  



Robert Giard's black and white portraits of gay and lesbian literary figures capture an extraordinary cultural moment in 80s and 90s America.Just As You Are: Portraits by Robert Giard,  features forty vintage prints from the Estate of Robert Giard (1939-2002). It also includes eight portraits of gay and lesbian Canadian writers recently donated to the University College collection by Jonathan Silin.

It is a featured exhibition of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, co-presented with the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, and supported by Manulife Financial, the University of Toronto iSchool, the Jackman Humanities Institute and the Valerie Jean Griffiths Student Exhibitions Fund in Memory of William, Elva and Elizabeth.