10X10 Photography Project | 2018
Runtime: Monday June 13th – August 5th, 2018, 12pm-5pm daily, 2018
Opening Reception: Thursday June 21st, 2018, 7-10pm, 2018
The 10X10 Photography Project is an annual event and publication that celebrates queer Canadians in the arts. Portraits of 100 LGBTQ Canadians in the arts by 10 queer Canadian photographers will be exhibited at the Gladstone Hotel, opening with a reception held during Toronto’s Pride celebrations on Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 7pm.
More info about 10X10 HERE
2018 10X10 Photographers:
As a documentary maker and photographer, Sarah Foy has produced multimedia projects with civil rights-related themes. Her project Landed: Together in Canada, about same-sex bi-national couples who immigrated to Canada because they couldn’t live together in the United States, was named by Canadian Living one of the “10 must-see events during WorldPride” (2014) and was featured in stories on/in CBC TV’s The National, CBC Radio’s Here and Now, the Toronto Star, and more. She has also exhibited her work as part of Making Peace (2017). Sarah holds a BA in History and Education from Dartmouth College and an MFA in Documentary Media from Ryerson University. She works as a Head at WE Charity.
Sarah Foy Photography
DAVID J FULDE
David J. Fulde is many things. Friend, portrait photographer, bisexual, geek, colorist, and more. When he was a child in small-town Nova Scotia, he found his late-father’s camera hidden away in a closet and since then he has loved making images. He spent a few years in Halifax before making the move to the big city of Toronto. These days he finds himself behind the camera more and more – always trying to learn and improve himself as a photographer.
Moe Laverty is a Toronto based photographer and drummer who loves da blues. She loves traveling and being on her bike. Oh and don’t forget food, she LOVES food. Her work has exhibited at the Gladstone Hotel, Propeller Gallery, Ryerson Gallery and has been selected several times to exhibit in Contact. She has shot for Inside Out, Planet In Focus, and Start Proud (formerly Out On Bay Street). She much prefers to be behind the camera than in front of it but loves connecting with people through her photography.
Lucas Murnaghan is a professional photographer focusing on images that involve water and its surroundings. Based in Toronto, Canada, he has worked as a photographer for the past three years. His early work focused primarily on surf and adventure photography, and has always preferred to immerse himself in his environment leading to shooting from within the water himself. Murnaghan brings a fresh eye to a challenging medium and takes his audience with him, below the surface, to see things from a novel perspective.
Born in the former Soviet Union, raised in Africa, and having moved to Canada just under a decade ago, Anton Mwewa celebrates the unique perspective his experience has armed him with. Since graduating from OCAD University, Anton has gone on to forge a career as an award-winning art director and designer. When not busy with his day job in creative advertising, Anton spends time behind the camera, hoping to capture the candid vibrancy of life and the spaces in which it takes place.
Sammy Rawal is a Canadian music video / commercial director and photographer currently based in Toronto. His work has been exhibited internationally and garnered attention for his use of bold colour, choreography and hyper-stylized approach. Proclaimed as “The King of GIFs” by Little Black Book, his work has been nominated at the UK Music Video Awards, The Juno Awards and The Berlin Music Video Awards. Music videos he has directed have generated 10s of millions of views on YouTube. Sammy is also the co-founder / DJ of YES YES Y’ALL, Canada’s largest queer hip hop and dancehall party that seeks to create spaces for QPOC. Sammy is currently represented worldwide by Believe Media, and by Revolver Films in Canada.
Unbound by boundaries, limitless to ideas, experimenting when it comes to photography is an essential part of Mikey Sin’s process. It’s about capturing the feeling experienced as he looks though the view finder. Being known for his colourful and energetic style, SIN studios was founded over sixteen years ago. Photographing Fashion Editorial, Advertisements, Documentary, Portraits, StillLife/Nature, Events/Concert are just some of his many styles.
A multidisiplinary artist, Venus is celebrating 25 years of his artist collective, The House of Venus, this year. He is celebrated for his drag alter ego “Miss Cotton”, his annual wearable art and drag festival Wiggle, and Icons & Demigods, an ongoing photo series. Venus has been living in Montreal for three years where he has been the Executive Director of Never Apart, a non-profit organization mandated to bring about social change and spiritual awareness through cultural programming with global reach and impact. Never Apart seeks to educate on equality, the environment, and conscious living, while celebrating both established and emerging artists.
Yann Voljean is a photographer, videographer, and digital media editor who is passionate about youth access to media arts and the power of images as a means of self expression. Yann has lead and worked on a diverse range of projects, including a spoken word poetry video series, architectural photojournalism in over 13 countries, and photo editing for TIFF, Toronto Fashion Week, Canada´s Walk of Fame and currently working on a project to empower queer youth for the next Nuit Blanche 2018.
Greg Wong (Wrong Note Rusty) is a queer Canadian multidisciplinary artist living in Toronto. A former big band musician and University of Toronto dropout, he now primarily works as a freelance photographer and performing artist with Canada’s premiere all-male burlesque troupe, BoylesqueTO.