CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Drake AV

Trinity Square is thrilled to be supporting the 2017’s Drake AV program, a mentorship and commissioning program for emerging artists.

Drake AV is a unique opportunity to connect, collaborate and create progressive video content with access to inspiring guest speakers, workshops, equipment and spaces. Kicking off its second year, the selected group of emerging video artists will develop original video art that will premiere on Drake TV and at Nuit Blanche 2017.

Now in its second year, Drake AV is a unique ...

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WORKSHOP: Still and Moving: Video for Photographers

Jessica Thalmann's The Ninth Floor, HD Video, 8 min., 2015.

May 7 / 12pm-5pm / w/ Jessica Thalmann

Co-presented in partnership with Gallery 44, STILL AND MOVING: VIDEO FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS investigates the intersection of photography, cinema and video art, and the ways in which the image plays an important role in understanding time and space around us.

Jessca Thalmann will assist participants in making connections between artists and filmmakers who straddle the boundary between still and moving image and the ways each discipline influences one another. Participants will ...

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EXHIBITION: What does one do with such a clairvoyant image?

A two-venue exhibition co-presented by Trinity Square and Gallery 44 as a Primary Exhibition of the 2017 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.

05 May–03 June 2017
Dana Claxton, Stephanie Comilang, Kapwani Kiwanga, Dylan Miner, Martine Syms and Tania Willard
curated by Leila Timmins, cheyanne turions and Jayne Wilkinson

What does one do with such a clairvoyant image? is a group exhibition presented across two venues—Gallery 44 and Trinity Square—that explores questions of sovereignty, nationhood, and identity through strategies of ...

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LONG WINTER: Decussation: Experiences Through Video

Trinity Square is excited to present a program of videos curated by Zviko Mhakayakora, which will be presented at Long Winter season closer at the Gladstone Hotel.

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24 March 2017
7 PM–2 AM
Danièle Dennis, Maisha Marshall-Ende, naakita feldman-kiss and Renée Mathews
curated by Zviko Mhakayakora

Tickets available here

Presented as part of the season closer of this year’s Long Winter series, Decussation: ...

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SCREENING: Video Fever 2017

Trinity Square is proud to present our fifth annual showcase of emerging video artists from undergraduate programs in Toronto and the surrounding area.

Saturday, 18 March 2017
6 PM
Maria Patricia Abuel, Natalie Castrogiovanni, Abedar Kamgari, Vivienne Lane, Jessie Sheng, Jasmeet Sidhu, Alexandru Stratulat, Erin Whittier and Kelly Zantingh 

Artists in attendance, Q+A to follow the screening

Video Fever is Trinity Square’s annual showcase of cutting-edge video works produced by local emerging artists. Selected by a jury composed of Trinity Square staff and ...

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SCREENING: “Audience Emancipated: The Struggle for the Emek Movie Theatre” with “The Harris Project”

The re:assemblage collective presents Audience Emancipated: The Struggle for the Emek Movie Theatre followed by a discussion with members of the producing collective Emek Bizim İstanbul. Presented with the short video, The Harris Project.

Friday, 17 March 2017, 7 PM
Followed by Skype Q+A with members of Emek Bizim İstanbul
Tickets at the door: $5-10 suggested donation

Trinity Square Video is excited to support the re:assemblage collective in presenting a screening of Audience Emancipated: The Struggle for the Emek Movie Theatre (2016)by the Emek Bizim İstanbul Bizim initiative with ...

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VITRINE: Hotel

Stuck between photography and sculpture, Alison Postma’s vitrine installation Hotel (2016–2017) uses video to highlight negotiations between a feeling of familiarity and a sense of indecisiveness.

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Alison Postma
15–21 March 2017

Hotel is an installation that examines the space of a hotel room as a stand-in for the familiar space of a home. The hotel room is a place stuck between the familiar and the strange—meant to be both welcoming and ...

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CRIT Session

by Ilze Briede / Photo Credit: Bill Bradshaw

 

PLEASE COME INSIDE for a CRIT Session at Trinity Square Video on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 6pm onwards…

Now that March means Video Fever – Trinity Square Video’s annual screening showcasing cutting-edge video works produced by local emerging artists in Art School or fresh out of school. Video Fever also has brought to the foreground how art school is synonymous with Crit Sessions. Independent producers are missing this valuable resource ...

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EMILIA–AMALIA Session VIII: Questioning Through Writing

In collaboration with Gallery 44, Trinity Square Video is pleased to host the eighth session of EMILIA–AMALIA.

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Thursday, 02 March 2017, 6–9 PM

EMILIA–AMALIA is an exploratory working group that employs practices of citation, annotation, and autobiography as modes of activating feminist art, writing and research practices.

The last writing intensive session of EMILIA–AMALIA (Alien Language, November 2016) focused on autobiography ...

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An Honest Farewell

Trinity Square is thrilled to be partnering with the Centre for Social Innovation and Toronto for Everyone to present An Honest Farewell: The First, Last & Only Farewell to Honest Ed’s.

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23–26 February 2017
Tickets available here.

The Centre for Social Innovation, Toronto for Everyone and their partners are ecstatic to present to you An Honest ...

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RESIDENCY: Looking Glass Digital

Through the 2016 Summer Student Residency program, Trinity Square is thrilled to have supported the development of Trudy Erin Elmore’s Looking Glass Digital.

 

“The simulacrum is never that which conceals the truth- it is the truth which conceals that there is none. The simulacra is true.”  —Jean Baudrillard

Ushered in by the evolution of computing technology and the Internet, the digital age has given rise to a deeper level of interconnectedness, while severely augmenting our lived experiences. The screen is our entry ...

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the8fest SCREENING: SPACE—Building for Society

Trinity Square is excited to be partnering with Toronto’s small gauge film festival, the8fest, to present the program SPACE—Building for Society.

Saturday, 28 January 2017
9 PM
SPK Polish Combatants’ Hall (206 Beverley Street, Toronto ON)

The 8fest presents films from Toronto, across Canada and from small-gauge creators and communities around the world. Showcasing the over 70-year history of small-gauge film—from artists’ works in the form since the 1950s and ’60s, to its wider cultural use in home movies, ...

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EXHIBITION: For the Left Hand Alone

For the Left Hand Alone (2017) is a solo exhibition by Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho making its world premiere at Trinity Square Video as part of the 30th Images Festival.


01–29 April 2017
Karilynn Ming Ho

Trinity Square Video gallery and vitrine spaces

presented in partnership with the Images Festival

In an experience of a phantom limb, a person is haunted by what once was: a limb, now amputated, continues to aggravate the mind like an uncatchable itch. The phenomenon is ...

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SCREENING: Zone Zero

The re:assemblage collective presents Farzad Moloudi’s intimate documentary Zone Zero (2015), followed by a discussion with the director.

Wednesday, 04 January 2017, 7 PM
Followed by Skype Q+A with the director
Tickets at the door: $5-10 suggested donation

Trinity Square Video is excited to support the re:assemblage collective in presenting a screening of Zone Zero (2015, Brussels, 105 minutes) by Farzad Moloudi. Zone Zero documents the end days of a former Jesuit School in Belgium that became the Gesu Project—a squatted home for houseless ...

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EXHIBITION: of movement and dwelling

of movement and dwelling explores the visible and invisible architectures that shape one’s sense of place through the lens of displacement and resettlement.

13 January–11 March 2017
Tings Chak, Felix Kalmenson, and the collective of Faraz Anoushahpour, Parastoo Anoushahpour and Ryan Ferko

curated by Farah Yusuf

Trinity Square Video is excited to present of movement and dwelling, guest curated by Farah Yusuf. The exhibition proposes that a dwelling is more than a physical structure used for the bounding and occupying of space—its construction and habitation are ...

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VITRINE: Heart-shaped Box

“Go on, take everything, take everything, I want you to…” —lyrics from “Violet,” which appeared on Hole’s iconic 1994 album Live Through This

Zinnia Naqvi
10 January–11 March 2017

Heart-shaped Box (2016) features home video footage of the artist taken in 1995, at the age of 3, just four years after her family had immigrated to Canada. As they settled into their daily lives in their new home, grunge music was at the height of its popularity. Naqvi’s sisters were particularly taken by ...

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PARTY: Members’ Screening and Potluck

Calling all members!*

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20 December 2016, 6–9 PM

*No membership required to attend. Membership required to show.

This holiday season, celebrate fine feeling and/or the end of the world with fellow Trinity Square members, community collaborators, staff and friends. All are invited to attend a festive members’ screening and potluck.

Contribute your favourite holiday dish, and share in the culinary stories of others. Refreshments will ...

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SCREENING: Keepers for the Old People

A short video by Michael Roderick Keshane.

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Thursday, 15 December 2016, 7 PM

Opening remarks by the artist, followed by a Q+A after the video (22 minutes). There will be food to feast on and refreshments will be available.

Keepers For The Old People is a different type of documentary. It follows the artist as he journeys with elders and recalls the teachings from his youth, ...

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