WIsdoM Ripples - mentors Gillian Mapp & Isorine Marc

An exciting photo exhibit featuring 3 Toronto-based photographers, curated by 9 young women from The Esplanade community.

November & December 2021 - Ages 14-20

A project supported by the Ontario Government, Ontario Arts Council, RBC Foundation and Rama Gaming House.

Inspired by our 2020 theme "Water Is Memory", "WIsdoM ripples" features the work of three Toronto-based photographers: Roya DelSol, Brianna Roye and Zahra Siddiqui.

This exhibit was curated by 9 young women of our community, under the leadership of Gillian Mapp and Isorine Marc.

"Water, like memory, has a rhythm; it ripples in water like time and music on a page.
A souvenir from a trip taken long ago. The scents from childhood. The familiar sound of laughter from your loved ones. Memories from the past rushing in and out like waves, crashing and flowing like a storm of culture."

Curation process:
Our group of young women curated this exhibit and crafted its title and artistic statement. They were initially presented with 30 photos, 10 by each of the three photographers. Through a series of 8 workshops, under the artistic leadership of Gillian Mapp and Isorine Marc, they worked together to select 10 photos only. Through the exchange of ideas, perspectives and opinions, they explore the “why” and "how" to present this exhibit to their community and to you.

Mentors: Gillian Mapp & Isorine Marc