SHOWINGS: Revolving Doors

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April 22, 2015
6:30PM @ Trinity Square with Camille Turner
8PM @ 8-Eleven with Onyeka Igwe

Afrofuturism is a critical engagement with technology and the power ideals of ‘the other’.
– Tegan Bristow, digital artist and theorist

For the first part of this two-site Showing, media and performance artist Camille Turner will renew encounters with hidden relics and ancient devices through her research into afrofuturist technologies of storytelling. Her work invokes hidden memories ...

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Two Days at the Falls

Isabell Spengler

April 7 – May 16
Opening Reception: Friday April 10, 4 – 7PM

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Image: Isabell Spengler, video still from Two Days at the Falls installation, 2015

For over a century, Niagara Falls has been a popular tourist destination and subject for artists and amateurs alike. Whether as a backdrop for romantic encounters, or a site of daring and sometimes ...

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Ho Tzu Nyen – The Cloud of Unknowing

February 14 – March 21, 2015

Opening February 14, 4 PM

Trinity Square Video and Pleasure Dome are pleased to present Ho Tzu Nyen’s immersive and theatrical audio and visual installation The Cloud of Unknowing (2011, 28 min). Commissioned for Singapore’s participation in the 2011 Venice Art Biennale, The Cloud of Unknowing is titled after a fourteenth century mystical treatise on faith, where the cloud paradoxically acts as a metaphor for both an impediment to, and reconciliation with, the unknown or ...

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Love After Materialism

February 7th, 7 PM

Video by: Cécile B. Evans, Karilynn Ming Ho, Jaakko Pallasvuo, and Heather Phillipson

Trinity Square Video is proud to present Love After Materialism, a screening of work that arouses contemplation of love, longing, and desire after the virtualization of social relations. Taking a sincere (as opposed to a critical) approach to their work, Cécile B. Evans (Berlin/London), Karilynn Ming Ho (Vancouver), Jaakko Pallasvuo (Helsinki), and Heather Phillipson (London) offer insight into ...

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Cabin Fever: Show & Tell – Open Screening

Wednesday January 21st, 2015. Doors at 7pm.

All welcome!

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

Got cabin fever? Get out of your house and into Trinity Square Video! Show us your old stuff, your new stuff or just tell us about what you’re working on. Food and hand-sanitizer provided!
Show and Tell Criteria:
This is an non-juried screening/program. First come, first ...

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Video Fever 2015

New Work by: Maya Ben David, Julia Huynh, Alvin Luong, Iqrar Rizvi and Rosalie H. Maheux, James Rollo, Tiffany Schofield, Jordyn Stewart, and Blair Swann

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Screening and Opening Reception: January 17, 7 pm
Exhibition runs until February 6th

Trinity Square Video is proud to present our third annual showcase of emerging video art from undergraduate students (and recent graduates) in the Toronto and ...

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If All You Have is a Hammer, Everything Looks Like a Nail

Will Kwan
Dates: November 6–December 12, 2014
Opening Reception:  November 12,  2014, 5–7pm
Artist Talk: December 17, 2014, 7pm – 8pm

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Gendai, Reel Asian Film Festival and Trinity Square Video are pleased to present a newly commissioned work by Toronto-based artist Will Kwan. Titled, If All You Have is a Hammer, Everything Looks Like a Nail, Kwan’s new work forms ...

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Ice Fishing

Jordan Bennett
Dates:  Oct 22nd – 31st, 2014
Reception: Friday, October 24, 5:30 – 7:30
Artist talk: October 24, 6:30 pm

 

Recently named the BMO Artist of the Year by the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council, Jordan Bennett has shown his multidisciplinary work in Australia and New York, and in major galleries all over Canada. For this project, Bennett returns to his hometown – Stephenville Crossing, Newfoundland – to ...

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Sculptural Video

Trinity Square Video’s Themed Commission Program – Sculptural Video
Artists: Adam David Brown, Alex M. Lee, Jordan Loeppky-Kolesnik, Liana Schmidt, and Terrarea (Emily Hogg, Janis Demkiw and Olia Mishchenko)
Dates: September 13th – October 17th, 2014
Reception: September 13th 6:00-9:00
 
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Image: Video Still from Liana Schmidt, Supernatural, 2014

Sculptural Video is the latest of Trinity Square Video’s series of themed commissions aimed at exploring ...

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IN YOUR POCKET: Come Together

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Artists: Drew Lint, Tera Mallette, Tawiah Ben-Eben M’Carthy, Drew Danielle Belsky, Vika Kirchenbauer, Brendan Healy, Alejandro Santiago, Drasko Bogdanovic, Mikiki Mikiki, Raymond Helkio, Apathy Club, Coral Short, Sam Godfrey, Andil Gosine, Manolo Lugo, Grey Muldoon, Claro Cosco, Philip Edward Villeneuve, Sofonda Cox, and others.

IN YOUR POCKET explores the immediacy and intimacy offered by smartphone technology. In its second year, ...

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Book Launch—Permanent Revolution: Istvan Kantor

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Launch party: Thursday June 12th, 5:30-8:00pm
Performance at 7:00pm

Please join us for a launch party for Istvan Kantor’s Permanent Revolution!

Permanent Revolution: Istvan Kantor is an artist monograph published by the Kantor Collective  (Linda Feesey, Mireille Bourgeois, Istvan Kantor), and is funded by the Canada Council for the Arts. The book is available through Art Metropole, and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art.

This project ...

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Op Art Re-Imaged : Imaginable Spaces

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Op Art Re-Imaged : Imaginable Spaces
New works by: Simone Jones, Jenn E. Norton, Sarah Kernohan, Sherri Hay, Rebecca Baird and Christy Langer
TAIS Commissioned Project presented at WARC and Trinity Square Video.
May 24 – June 21, 2014
Opening Reception: May 24, 3–6 PM

Curated by Madi Piller and Kate Wilson

Re-Imaged Imaginable Spaces presents artists’ experimental animated shorts that probe definitions of space ...

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Cassils: Compositions

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Saturday, February 15 — Saturday, March 15

Curated by John G. Hampton

Co-presented by Trinity Square Video, Pleasure Dome and The 35th Rhubarb Festival in association with The Art Gallery of York University and Vtape

Cassils: Compositions

Essay by Jon Davies

“Our bodies are sculptures formed by society’s expectations.”

– Heather Cassils

Cassils: Compositions surveys the recent work of Los-Angeles based Canadian artist Heather Cassils. Cassils ...

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Video-Fever 2014

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Celebrate the best of Toronto and surrounding area’s student video work at Video Fever 2014, Trinity Square Video’s second annual juried student video event! This year’s screening presents an impressive sampling of the innovative video art and experimental narrative being produced by 3rd and 4th year undergraduate students. Three videos, chosen by a TSV jury, will win their creators cash prizes and a variety of TSV services such as equipment and workshops. Our evening’s host, ...

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ONE-D

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ONE-D

Trinity Square Video is pleased to announce the presentation of ONE-D, the first of TSV’s Themed Commission trilogy, ONE-D, TWO-D, THREE-D. This first of the commissioning series asked artists to expand the single channel experience into one that incorporates performance, and the results are in! Come join us for the public presentation of this exciting new work.

ONE-D presents work that challenges the conventions of spectatorship, the viewing space and the audience. Working at the intersection of performance and ...

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Perfect Day

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Perfect Day

7:30pm, Sunday, November 3rd

At Trinity Square Video (401 Richmond St. #376)

Come by Trinity Square Video to spend a Perfect Day! This screening features recent works by twelve Canadian video artists indulging in the aesthetics of leisure, day-time television and idle web-surfing. Paul Wong and Clint Enns will be in attendance to accept your compliments and ignore your complaints. This is also the first event organized by our new interim programming director John G. Hampton, so ...

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Interior, TSV Art Bar

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INTERIOR, TSV ART BAR

TSV will morph into a “Gay Bar” on the evening of June 7, 2013.

In the gallery, two walls facing each other are covered by video projections. On one wall a succession of men are posing alone next to a pool table at Touché, Chicago’s oldest leather bar. There are six men of different ages, styles, body types and races. On the opposite wall, five men are posing. The men appear to ...

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Other Modes Of Transmission

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Other Modes of Transmission

Opening Reception: Friday, May 24, 6-8pm

Exhibition Runs May 25 to June 22, 2013
Artist will be in attendance at the opening.

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 12pm-6pm Saturday, 12pm-4pm

Video artist Frédéric Moffet’s works engage in a disappearing act, aiming for a conflicting sense of loss, nostalgia and resilience. POSTFACE looks back at troubled 1950’s screen idol Montgomery Clift, whose private life and career spiralled downward after a 1956 car crash left his face scarred and partially paralyzed. The video ...

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