ABOUT, HOURS, CONTACT & LOCATION

MANDATE

PLATFORM is an artist-run centre dedicated to considering the expanded role of photography in contemporary art. We are a multidisciplinary centre that supports and showcases local, national and international artists and are committed to supporting marginalized and BIPOC voices. Through exhibitions, lectures, workshops, production facilities and publications – we aim to foster and sustain a critically engaged community of artists.

PROGRAMMING

PLATFORM accepts submissions for exhibitions twice yearly from artists and curators. Please reflect upon PLATFORM’s mandate before submitting.

HISTORY

On the 12 June 1981, The Winnipeg Photographer’s Group / Floating Gallery is established. In April of 2003, the organization changes its name to PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts. In September 2004, PLATFORM relocated within the ARTSPACE building to its current main floor / street-level gallery space with full accessibility, including wheel-chair lift.

STRUCTURE

PLATFORM is a not-for-profit artist-run centre that has charitable organization status.

FUNDERS

PLATFORM wishes to acknowledge the support of its membership, board of directors, volunteers and staff. Operating support for the centre is provided by Manitoba Arts Council and the Winnipeg Arts Council. Additional project support provided by Canada Council for the Arts and The Winnipeg Foundation.

HOURS

Wednesday–Saturday: 11 AM – 4 PM

PLATFORM offers sensory-friendly gallery hours every day from 11 AM – 12 PM, during which time lighting and audio levels will be slightly reduced. Visitors — both members and non-members — with other access needs aside from light or sound sensitivity are encouraged to communicate their needs, and staff will be as accommodating as possible.

STAFF

Collin Zipp | Director
contact: director@platformgallery.org

Callie Lugosi | Outreach Coordinator
contact: outreach@platformgallery.org

Tayler Buss | Educational Coordinator
contact: admin@platformgallery.org

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chair | Meganelizabeth Diamond

Treasurer | Dave Grywinski

Secretary | Rémi Gosselin

Members at large | Honoure Black, Luther Konadu, Marco Muller and Orest Kinasevych

LOCATION

121-100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Treaty One Territory, CANADA R3B 1H3

PLATFORM centre is located on Treaty One Territory, the original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. PLATFORM recognizes these treaties and is dedicated to providing space for Indigenous voices to be heard.

T 204 942 8183 | F 204 942 1555 | W www.platformgallery.org


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