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October 25, 2012

Cheryl Sourkes' Best Amateur Webcams


PLATFORM, 121-100 Arthur Street
204.942.8183 
November 2 - December 8
Opening Reception November 2, 7 pm
Refreshments will be served.

Artist Talk - November 1, 12 pm, School of Art, U of M ARTlab 364

PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts is pleased to present 
*Best*Amateur*Webcams*, by Toronto-based artist Cheryl Sourkes. 

Sourkes' exhibition explores weighty topics such as voyeurism, connectivity, and the ongoing power-dynamics in image taking  / broadcasting. 

Cheryl Sourkes' exhibition of sampled web cameras, Public Camera recently toured the country. In 1996, Sourkes acted as curator for the touring exhibition, 
Found Missing: Archival photographs and the new historicity
which PLATFORM presented (then known as The Floating Gallery).

Rachel Zolf was the founding poetry editor of The Walrus magazine. 
Zolf recently wrote the screenplay for New York artist Josiah McElheny’s film, 
The Light Club of Vizcaya: A Women’s Picture.

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