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.
PLATFORM accepts submissions for exhibitions annually from artists and curators.
Please reflect upon PLATFORM’s mandate before submitting.
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.
PLATFORM is a not-for-profit artist-run centre that has charitable organization status.
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.
Wednesday – Saturday from 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.
Tayler Buss | Administrative Director
Meganelizabeth Diamond | Artistic Director
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chair | Charles Venzon
Treasurer | James Gorton
Secretary | Rémi Gosselin
Members at large | Alexis L.-Grisé, Bronwyn Lutz-Greenhow, Dave Grywinski, Daisy Wu, Luther Konadu and Marco Muller