The Image Centre
Paul Roth is Director of The Image Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Previously, he served as Senior Curator of Photography and Media Arts at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington DC; as Executive Director of The Richard Avedon Foundation in New York; and as archivist of the Robert Frank Collection at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. He is author and co-editor of Gordon Parks: Collected Works (Steidl, 2012), and author and editor of Richard Avedon: Portraits of Power (Steidl/Corcoran, 2008).
The Image Centre
Gaëlle Morel has been the Exhibitions Curator at The Image Centre since 2010, during which time she has curated dozens of exhibitions and written and edited numerous publications. Her latest projects include Stories from the Picture Press: Black Star Publishing Co. & The Canadian Press; Mary Ellen Mark: Ward 81; and Lee Miller, a Photographer at Work (1932-1945). In 2009, Morel was the guest curator of the photography biennial, Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal. She is currently an instructor in the Film + Photography Preservation and Collections Management graduate program at Toronto Metropolitan University. Morel holds a PhD in the History of Contemporary Photography from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
Manager, Images Archive and Digitization
The Canadian Press
Rachel Verbin is the Manager, Images Archive and Digitization at The Canadian Press. She has an MA in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management from Toronto Metropolitan University (2010) and a BFA in Criticism and Curatorial Practice from OCAD University (2008). Verbin has extensive experience working bilingually (English & French) in media and in the arts, as a photo archivist, editor, curator and researcher. Her writing on photography has been featured in Études photographiques (2011), Arnaud Maggs (Steidl, 2013) and the Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Photography (2015). She has also worked as a photographer for nearly two decades; her news photographs are represented by The Canadian Press and have been published by most major media outlets in Canada.
Stories from the Picture Press: Black Star Publishing Co. & The Canadian Press