Photography Exhibition

Babak Salari's Off the Wall and
Anne Bayin's The Liberty Project

Off The Wall
Babak Salari: Off The Wall
Sunday 1st to Friday 6th November
Free Admission - Venue
A part of Land and Conflict Program

Off the Wall is also exhibited from
21 to 28 October during Planet in Focus Film Festival, with official opening and reception Saturday, 24 October from 2:00 to 6:00.

Artist's Biography:
Babak Salari - photo by: Agnieszka Cwielag

Babak Salari, an Iranian photographer in exile, presents a photographic chronicle of the wall separating Israel and Palestine in 2004.

Babak Salari is a Montreal-based documentary photographer and cultural activist. Originally from Iran, he has been living in exile in Canada for the past 22 years. He has created several bodies of work exploring the double consciousness of otherness, marginality and diasporic identity. Educated at Concordia University and Dawson Institute of Photography, Babak has been acclaimed for his high degree of technical and artistic accomplishment.

The Liberty Project
Free Admission - Venue
A part of Land and Conflict Program

Scheduled with Planet in Focus Film Festival, 21 to 28 October with official opening and reception Saturday, 24 October from 2:00 to 6:00.

Artist's Biography:
Ann Bayin: The Liberty Project

Photographer Anne Bayin presents her latest exploration of social justice and liberty, with portraits of high-ranking politicians and artists wearing a mask of Aung San Suu Kyi, the imprisoned opposition leader of Burma. The notables include Vaclav Havel, Margaret Atwood and many more.

Anne Bayin is a photographer and writer of Burmese and Scottish descent. In the mid-90's, during her extensive career as a televsion journalist, Bayin co-produced The Prisoner, a documentary on Aung San Suu Kyi for CBC's Man Alive. Her photographs and writings have appeared in many national and international publications. Her artistic work is part of the acclaimed M.I.L.K. collection, where her award-winning portrait Kim Phuc and Thomas was exhibited in New York, London, Sydney and featured in Family: A Celebration of Humanity.

Venue: Arta Gallery (Distillery District), 55 Mill St.,
Suite 102, Bldg 9, Toronto M5A 3C4
T: 416 364 2782 W: www.artagallery.ca
Free Admission