In conversation with Marta Braun, Graduate Program Director (Ryerson University)
On the occasion of the exhibit THE NECESSARY TIME, the Italian artist Ljubodrag Andric will talk about his works. A Q&A session will follow.
Ljubodrag Andric was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia on July 21, 1965; his father was a writer and playwright and his mother an actress. His involvement with photography started at age 15. He studied literature at the University of Belgrade before dedicating himself to photography entirely. He moved permanently to Rome in 1986. Since 2002 he has resided in Toronto. He is a citizen of both Italy and Canada. Following recent exhibitions in San Francisco and Toronto, this year Andric’s work was presented in an exhibition at the Triennale 2016 as well as at the Bocconi University Art Gallery, Milan, Italy. More recently a large exhibition of Andric’s was presented at the Fondazione Querini Stampalia in Venice, Italy – curated by Francesca Valente and installed by architect Tobia Scarpa. Among other initiatives, a large exhibition of Andric’s work will be opening at the Musée des beaux-arts in Le Locle, Switzerland in February 2017.
Marta Braun is the director of the Graduate Program in FIlm and Photography Preservation at Ryerson University. Internationally recognized for her work on the history of photography, she has written extensively on Etienne-Jules Marey and Eadweard Muybridge, among others. She was s made a Chevalier des Palmes Académiques by France in 1996 and elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2010.