Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Press-Release: Photography Takes Over The Junction With an Opening Gala Event: May 4, 2013

Postcard: Photography in the Junction: May 1 - 30, 2013
Opening reception: Saturday, May 4, 2013


Photography Takes Over The Junction With an Opening Gala Event

Toronto, ON - April 16, 2013 - The Junction Business Improvement Area is pleased to launch another year of Photography in the Junction - part of Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.

From May 1 - 31, the Junction will be home to 18 venues showcasing the fine photographic works of over 20 artists. Come stroll Toronto's emerging art and design destination and discover a collection of unique pop-up galleries ranging from cafes to restaurants to retail stores. On May 4th you will be able to enjoy the opening receptions for several photography shows at these galleries along Dundas St. West at Keele St. and have the chance to appreciate the artists and their work.

Furthermore, please join us for our opening gala reception on Saturday May 4th from 6PM to 10PM at Dundas St. W and Pacific Ave. for an evening dedicated to celebrating Photography in the Junction. Come and find out what the festival is about, experience a digital photographic work presentation and partake in the audience choice awards. Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of the kick-off to Photography in the Junction, with the highest concentration of participating venues in the city for the duration of the internationally acclaimed CONTACT Photography Festival.

CONTACT Photography Festival is an annual event held in May designed to exhibit both Canadian and International photographers across over 175 venues throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Founded in 1997 and now a charitable organization, the festival is committed to fostering, celebrating and advancing knowledge in photography, while stimulating excitement among a diverse audience of over 1.8 million.

Make sure to join us in the Junction for our opening event(s) on Saturday May 4th, 2013!

When: Saturday May 4th, 2013 from 6PM - 10PM
(Exhibitions will continue for the duration of Photography in the Junction May 1 - 31)

Where: Opening Reception at Dundas Street West and Pacific Avenue with the Festival taking place at 18 locations throughout the Junction

Who: The Junction Business Improvement Area (BIA)

Contact: Kristina Skindelyte, Executive Director, The Junction BIA

For more information about Photography in the Junction, visit http://thejunctionbia.ca/contact-2013/
or email thejunctionbia@gmail.com

Attached: Festival Poster & Festival Map

Map: Photography in the Junction: May 1 - 30, 2013

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