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Help Us Raise $5,000 This Giving Tuesday

November 24, 2021

Let’s kick off the Giving Season in style! Help the Magenta Foundation raise $5,000 for printing expenses for our high school students. Giving Tuesday is on November 30, 2021, and we want to honour our mandate so that all of our students are set up for success. YOU can help us reach our goal of... | [ Read more ]

UNSTUCK Winners Announced!

October 1, 2021

In March 2021, The Magenta Foundation in partnership with with visual artist Jean-François Bouchard, announced UNSTUCK, a production grant to help photographers get their work in progress to the finish line. The call for submissions was open March 17 to May 28, 2021. Three grant awards totalling $10,000 CAD have been awarded to three finalists,... | [ Read more ]

Help Preserve Toronto Pride History!

June 4, 2021

Help Us Raise $40K for the FIRST EVER Toronto Pride Publication STARTING NOW.  Magenta is partnering with The ArQuives to create the FIRST Toronto Pride book and exhibition. But we need your help.  We’re taking part in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge to raise $40K for a new project: Toronto Pride 1970 to Present as Seen... | [ Read more ]

Support The Magenta Foundation via CanadaHelps

March 12, 2021

Hello Magenta friends, Like everyone in 2020, The Magenta Foundation has been hit hard by the pandemic, including fundraising that our organization relies on to bring arts education to underserved areas across Canada! We’ve set up a Donation page on prominent fundraising platform CanadaHelps to help us reach our fundraising targets in support of programs... | [ Read more ]

UNPERSON by Tim Franco

March 11, 2021

Introducing our newest publication: UNPERSON. UNPERSON by Tim Franco is the latest publication by Magenta Foundation you simply will not want to miss. UNPERSON is one of the first photo books of North Korean Defectors. In George Orwell’s 1984, an unperson is someone who has been vaporized, whose record has been erased. As each defector... | [ Read more ]

Flash Forward Incubator: First Ever Mid-Year Show

March 10, 2021

For the first time, Flash Forward Incubator is hosting a mid-year show! The 2020 – 2021 Flash Forward Incubator Program’s participants created photography-based projects that delve into the genre of Still Life photography and explore a stilled life and the myriad of ways to approach this subject. The online exhibition openings for each city are... | [ Read more ]

Canon Canada Raises $11,000 for Flash Forward Incubator

December 9, 2020

Hello Magenta friends! We want to say a huge thank you here to Canon Canada. This summer and early fall, Canon Canada hosted the Canon EOS R roadtrip so that photographers could try out these new and exciting full-frame mirrorless cameras, and donated proceeds to our Flash Forward Incubator programs that run for free across... | [ Read more ]

UNPERSON by Tim Franco: Our Spring 2021 Publication

October 7, 2020

UNPERSON by Tim Franco. Unperson is a collection of North Korean Defectors and their incredible stories retracing their steps to freedom, by Tim Franco. Unperson is one of the first photo books of North Korean Defectors. The 15 intimate portraits and the stories of the brave people who decided to take that chance to flee... | [ Read more ]

New Partnership: Room Up Front

October 6, 2020

Photo by one of our mentors Brianna Roye,, Lex Millington laying in a field at High Park

The Magenta Foundation is proud to partner up with Room Up Front to support a new mentorship program for aspiring BIPOC photojournalists. Room Up Front is a new pilot program founded by Canadian photojournalists from the Black, Indigenous and People of Colour communities who see the need for diversity in news gathering. The goal of... | [ Read more ]

Flash Forward Incubator: Still Life Theme

October 5, 2020

Hello Magenta Friends, We hope you’re all keeping well and healthy during these times. At Magenta Foundation, we’re busy with upcoming programs and publications. This year’s Flash Forward Incubator Program invites participants to create photography based projects that delve into the genre of Still Life photography. Over the past eight years, the Incubator Program has... | [ Read more ]

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