Hana Kaluznick is part of Kodak Canada’s exhibitions team. Along with her group members she had a hand in the curation of materials including exhibition design and coordination, as well as framing and matting all materials. Hana comes to this exhibition team with a diverse background of employment and academic experience in the Canadian arts community. She has completed internships at the Stephen Bulger Gallery and the Centre for Mesoamerican Research (CIRMA) in Antigua, Guatemala. Beginning in January she begin a six-month research residency at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, UK.
Avery Steel is a member of the exhibitions team for Kodak Canada: The Early Years (1899-1939). Avery worked on research, matting, framing, and installation for the exhibition. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Ryerson University in Photography Studies and is currently completing a Master of Arts in Photography Preservation + Collections Management. She has completed internships at the Archive of Modern Conflict in Toronto, Canada in 2017 and at the photographic archive at the Center for Regional Research of Mesoamerica in Antigua, Guatemala in 2018. Avery will be completing her residency at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, Canada beginning in 2019. Avery also has a fine-art practice as an image artist working in a hybrid region exploring the relationship between performance and photography.
Saba Moghtader worked on the exhibitions team for the Kodak Canada: The Early Years (1899-1939) exhibition. Before beginning her Masters in Photography Preservation and Collections Management at Ryerson University, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Criticism and Curatorial Practice from OCAD University. Moghtader interned at the Estate of Arnaud Maggs during the summer of 2018. In 2019, she will be joining the photography department at the Canadian Centre for Architecture to complete her residency.
Lodoe-Laura Haines-Wangda holds a BFA in Photography Studies from Ryerson University, and is currently a MA Candidate in the Film + Photography Preservation and Collections Management program. Lodoe-Laura completed two internships in the first year of her studies in F+PPCM. The first was at the Centre from Mesoamerican Research in La Antigua, Guatemala, where she worked with two colleagues to rehouse the entire archive of glass plate negatives from a nineteenth-century Guatemalan photographic studio. Lodoe-Laura also completed an internship at the Princeton University Art Museum, where she conducted research and updated catalogue records on the museum’s photography collection. Lodoe-Laura was involved with the curation and exhibition of the Kodak Canada: The Early Years 1898-1938exhibition at the Ryerson Image Centre.
Misty-Dawn MacMillan worked on the website for the Kodak Canada: The Early Years (1899-1939)exhibition. She holds a History of Art Specialist B.A. from the University of Toronto and a Library & Information Technician Diploma from Seneca College. She curated “YYZ in the 90s,” a Canada Heritage Community Memories online exhibition, and has held collections management positions at Artexte, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, and Corkin Gallery. After interning at the Archive of Modern Conflict in partial fulfillment of her MA candidacy in the Film + Photography Preservation & Collections Management at Ryerson University, she was hired on to continue working on their Eastern European Collection. MacMillan will be joining the photography department at the Yale University Art Gallery for a six month graduate fellowship in 2019.
Julia Huynh is currently a graduate candidate in the Film + Photography Preservation and Collections Management Program at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. She recently completed a summer internship at the Southeast Asian Digital Archive (SEADA) in Lowell, MA and continues to work remotely as their Digital Media Consultant performing metadata quality control checks and creating finding aids. In January 2019, she will begin her six month residency placement at the Orange County and Southeast Asian Archive Center (OC & SEAA) at the University of California Irvine. While there, Huynh will develop her thesis to explore how Vietnamese diasporic image-making can address issues of resettlement and self representation.
Kate Fogle (American, 1983) is a member of the Digital Project Team. She assisted in the creation of interactive components and content featured on the exhibition website. Kate was born in Spokane, Washington, and obtained her BA in English/Creative Writing from Seattle University in 2005. As a Ryerson University graduate student in the F+PPCM program, she served as a Junior Fellow at the Library of Congress during the summer of 2018, and will be undertaking a professional residency at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, to begin in 2019. Kate is an analog photographer with an interest in nineteenth-century photographic processes and materials, as well as the history of unknown and under-researched early women photographers. She hopes to pursue a career path that incorporates aspects of historical research and photographic preservation. She will be permanently relocating to Washington, DC.
Deanna Manolakos worked on citations and quotations in the Kodak Canada exhibition and coordinated interviews with community members. She received her Bachelors in Fine Arts from York University and is currently completing her Masters in Photography Preservation and Collections Management at Ryerson University. During the summer of 2018, she had the opportunity to intern at the University of Ryerson Special Collections and Archives. In January 2019, Manolakos will be conducting her residency at the Library and Archives Canada.
Vitor Pavão is a Brazilian photo-enthusiast. He has a post-graduate certificate in Photography Cultural and Artistic Practices from FAAP, São Paulo. Currently he is pursuing a Masters degree in Photography Preservation and Collection Management from Ryerson University, Toronto. He has 8 years of experience as a professional photographer and most recently has completed an internship at The Art Institute of Chicago and volunteers weekly at the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives. In 2019, he will be a resident at the Royal Ontario Museum where he will expand his research interests in digital, vernacular and artistic photography. For this project, Vitor was responsible for the publication design, still photography and videography.
Olivia Jenkins is a young, budding historian from the village of Newcastle, Ontario. She received her Bachelor Honours in History with a focus on Canadian Military History from Trent University in 2014. Following her undergraduate program Olivia obtained a Graduate Certificate in Legal Research and Information Management. She then amalgamated her love for history and collection management to pursue a Master's Degree in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management here at Ryerson University. Once again her focus in the program is on Canadian Military History, as can be seen in her chapter “Shooting” the Great War: Kodak Cameras and the First World War, which can be found in this exhibition's publication. Starting in January 2019 Olivia will be completing a residency at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa where she will be finishing her thesis for the program on the topic of Canadian soldier-made photographic albums from WW1.