CONTACT Toronto, Canada Photography Festival

Now through May 31, 2008.

CONTACT is an annual month long festival of photography with over 500 local, national and international artists at more than 200 venues across the Greater Toronto Area in May. Founded as a not-for-profit organization 12 years ago, CONTACT is devoted to celebrating, and fostering an appreciation of the art and profession of photography.

This year's theme is "Between Memory & History" exploring "how photography shapes our understanding of the world around us and the enduring role it plays in the preservation of individual and collective memories."

Visit the CONTACT Toronto, Canada Photography Festival website for a list of photographers and venues.

PHOTO: © Julie Rémy /
Pregnant in Pelé Simon, a slum of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, May 2007