SHOWINGS: Towards Making Regalia of the Future

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Towards Making Regalia of the Future
June 23, 2015, at 6:30PM
with Skawennati

Weaving recovered pasts, material presents, and digital futures Skawennati asks, “What do we keep?”

In Episode 04 of Skawennati’s machinima series, TimeTraveller(2008-2013), the female protagonist, Karahkwenhawi, a Mohawk, is transported to a pow wow in the year 2112. There she is offered a glimpse into the style and ...

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Soft Openings – a Science Fiction video production workshop with Oliver Husain

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Saturday May 30–Sunday May 31, 2015
10am-6pm
Introductory meeting: Tuesday May 26, 6:30pm
$100 / $75 members

Focusing on ideas of portal openings and teleportation in Science Fiction films and literature, participants will create, direct and edit short video sequences. Starting with looking at the city scape through the extra-terrestrial lens, use of special effects for this workshop is encouraged. An introductory meeting will include clips from Science Fiction films and stories as technical, ...

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SHOWINGS: Duration of Things

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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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