SHOWINGS: SciFi Research Series – April events

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SHOWINGS is a series of material-discursive events where invited artists, filmmakers, science fiction writers, and future-casters reconfigure our relationships to technologies through a science fiction lens. Inspired by the practices of sci-fi feminisms, afrofuturist storytelling, and science and technology studies, the series experiments with human and posthuman approaches to an ethics of encounter that open up collective knowledges entangled in the past, present and ...

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Dance of Communal Inquiry

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Dance of Communal Inquiry
Workshop by Onyeka Igwe
Location: 8-Eleven, 233 Spadina Ave.
Date: April 22, 2015, 8PM

If we were to approach vibe as a technology of communal production, what is its interface? 

In dancing together we construct a vibe. The vibe is “an active communal force, a feeling, a rhythm that is created by the mix of dancers, the balance of ...

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SHOWINGS: Duration of Things

Duration of things
April 8, 2015, at 6:30PM
Karl Schroeder
Isabell Spengler

Science fiction writer and professional future-caster Karl Schroeder and Berlin based artist Isabell Spengler, will engage with Spengler’s exhibition Two Days at the Falls at Trinity Square Video, and contend with ways we are simultaneously living in pasts and futures through everyday objects, technologies and their lifespans. Devices include Cones of Plausibility, ...

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SHOWINGS: Revolving Doors

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Revolving doors
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

Two Days at the Falls
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!

cabinfever Calling all members*!
*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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