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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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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EXHIBITION: wnoondwaamin | we hear them

wnoondwaamin | we hear them calls for the occupation of sound waves, exploring the capacity of these energies to access knowledge and memory.

22 October–10 December 2016

Autumn Chacon, Jeneen Frei Njootli, Melissa General and Suzanne Morrissette
curated by Lisa Myers

Trinity Square Video is excited to present wnoondwaamin | we hear them, guest curated by Lisa Myers. Each of the artists in this exhibition bring their voices to the transmission and reception of sound in performance, video and radio installations, revealing the nuanced meanings that sound carries. Through ...

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VITRINE: Examining the Premises

We decided to meet the next day because neither of us could make it this evening. When I woke up the next morning, every building and storefront was drenched in warm sunlight. Each glass pane in every window and the windshields of every car shimmered brilliantly, and as I walked towards the street corner, I felt light-headed and nauseous. —José Mora

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Examining the Premises

22 October–10 December 2016

Examining the Premises is a text-based installation made up of three components: ...

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EXHIBITION: Critical Ethics

Critical Ethics presentsTrinity Square Video’s 2016 themed commissions, which were produced over a three-month residency at the centre.

17 September–08 October 2016

Yuula Benivolski, naakita feldman-kiss, Ido Govrin, Rachel Lott and jes sachse
with parallel writing projects by Hannah Black and Megan Toye

Selected from an open call for submissions, these artists investigate what media art can offer ethical philosophy and dialogues. These new projects address the idea of critical ethics as a nuanced investigation into relational interactions between individuals, groups, technologies, environments and ideas. They ...

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SCREENINGS: The Place

Trinity Square Video and Pleasure Dome present a new video by Bear Witness, premiering at in/future: A Festival of Art & Music.

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The Place
commissioned by Trinity Square Video and Pleasure Dome
presented as part of in/future: A Festival of Art & Music
15–25 September 2016, 12 PM–12 AM
Ontario Place Cinesphere, West Island

in/future is an eleven-day immersive celebration of multidisciplinary contemporary art and world music located on the West Island of Ontario Place presented by ...

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VITRINE: CleanMyMac 3.4.0 FINAL

Colin Rosati’s CleanMyMac 3.4.0 FINAL is the inaugural project of Trinity Square Video’s vitrine space on the main floor of the 401 Richmond Street building.


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CleanMyMac 3.4.0 FINAL
28 July 2016–26 September 2016
Curated by Maximilian Suillerot

CleanMyMac 3.4.0 FINAL, curated by Maximilian Suillerot, is the inaugural project of Trinity Square Video’s vitrine space on the main floor of the 401 Richmond Street building. In this exhibition, Colin Rosati activates the physical tools of cleaning, juxtaposing them against various ...

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PERFORMANCE + SCREENING: Big on Bloor

Saturday, 23 July 2016, 9 PM

As part of JOUEZ @ BIG On Bloor Festival of Arts and Culture, Trinity Square Video will be presenting a new performance work by Jessica Karuhanga, as well a short program of films in collaboration with Mercer Union.

Jessica Karuhanga’s Carefree, Fine and Mellow (2016) is a performance work that considers the force of language in shaping our understandings of the world. The term “carefree” draws from a hashtag that is simultaneously embraced and revoked, while “fine and mellow” ...

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Terraforming: An exhibition of recent work by Trinity Square Video and SAVAC members

Exhibition Runs: 06 July–25 August 2016
Reception: 06 July, 5 –7 PM

An exhibition of recent work by Trinity Square Video and SAVAC members
Curated by Maria Alejandrina Coates

Artists: Melissa General, Kristina Guison, Trudy Erin Elmore, Anna Eyler, and Safiya Randera


Trinity Square Video (TSV) and SAVAC are pleased to announce a joint exhibition of recent work by their members curated by Maria Alejandrina Coates.

Originating in science fiction, terraforming is a term that refers to the alteration of foreign environments ...

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HEARINGS: a sound based research project at Todmorden Mills

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Closing Reception + Launch
Date: Saturday June 25, 2016
Time: 1:30–3:30PM
Location: Todmorden Mills, 67 Pottery Rd, Toronto
With: Radiodress, Tsēma Tamara Skubovius, and Michael Palumbo

Please join Trinity Square Video on Saturday June 25th for an afternoon reception celebrating the completion of a six-month sound based research project at Todmorden Mills Heritage Site. The event ...

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Public Exposures: the art-activism of condé + beveridge (1976-2016)

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Condé + Beveridge, Fall of Water, 2007

Artists Carole Condé and Karl Beveridge

Curated by Jim Miller

Exhibition runs May 14 – June 18, 2016

Opening Reception at Trinity Square Video, Saturday May 14, 2-4 PM

Five Toronto galleries are presenting a career survey exhibition by pioneering artist-activists Carole Condé and Karl Beveridge. This grassroots initiative will be the artists’ first large Toronto exhibit since ...

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Heather Phillipson: sub-fusc love-feast

Exhibition runs: April 2 – May 7, 2016
Reception: April 14, 5 – 7 PM

Trinity Square Video is excited to announce the inaugural exhibition for our new gallery on the first floor of 401 Richmond Street West: sub-fusc love-fest, the first Canadian exhibition of work by London-based artist/poet Heather Phillipson. Co-presented with Images Festival, sub-fusc love-feast incorporates video, text, and audio within an elaborately maximalist sculptural landscape. Through large, synchronised projections and out-scaled generic prints suspended at varying heights and obtruding ...

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PUBLIC PANEL: Material Speculation, Between ISIS and Islamophobia

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Location: Urban Space Gallery, 1st floor 401 Richmond St. W. (right beside suite #121)

Saturday, February 13, 2016 @ 2:00 – 5:00pm

On the occasion of Morehshin Allahyari’s solo exhibition: Material Speculation at Trinity Square Video, we are pleased to invite you to a public panel with the artist, in discussion with art historian and critic Pamela Karimi, and researcher ...

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MAYA BEN DAVID and ALVIN LUONG

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January 23 ­– February 1, 2016

Opening reception: Saturday, January 23 6 – 8

Trinity Square Video is excited to present new works by Maya Ben David and Alvin Luong created during our first annual summer student commission competition as part of Video Fever 2015.

Maya Ben David explores anthropomorphism in popular culture through her video installation “The Air Conditioner Monologues” (2:49). Ben David personifies the ...

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Morehshin Allahyari – Material Speculation

February 11 – March 19, 2016

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 11 @ 6:00 – 9 PM

Panel Discussion: Saturday, February 13 @ 2:00 – 5 PM

Exhibition Brochure with an essay by Alexis Anais and Anna Khachiyan.

Trinity Square Video is pleased to present Material Speculation, Morehshin Allahyari’s first solo exhibition in Canada. The exhibition is titled after her ambitious and widely anticipated series Material Speculation: ...

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