TAP Announces – Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival is Back

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Toronto – May 8, 2017  — Tatar Art Projects is please to announce that Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, is back for its twenty-first year.

Founded by TAP’s very own Judith Tatar and Darren Alexander, along with Stephen Bulger, Linda Book, CONTACT represents the lasting influence TAP has on the Toronto art scene. “As founders, we are proud to see the evolution of the event,” says Darren Alexander, President, TAP.  “What started as a grassroots movement to promote fine art photography through exhibitions and education has grown into the largest photography festival in the world.”

Evolving over the years CONTACT is transforming the way Toronto looks at photography, spanning over 200 venues across the city during the month of May. The festival focuses on the engagement of an accessible platform for photography through the community, creating an open dialogue around the processes of art.

The 2017 festival focuses on the 150th anniversary of Canada, with highlights including Petra Collins, Suzy Lake and Steven Driscoll. TAP oversaw a commission by Steve Driscoll which is featured in Deloittes’ new Toronto offices. Additionally, TAP developed and implemented a comprehensive environmental graphic design program for five unique Scotiabank locations across two continents.

About Tatar Art Projects:

Based in Toronto, Tatar Art Project is a global art consultancy partnering with designers, developers, and corporations to deliver highly curated art programs in the hospitality, corporate and public sectors.

Photo by Steven Beckly