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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Greg Staats

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it dropped down their minds / for at least one day you should continue to think calmly

Created by Greg Staats at Trinity Square Video as part of its 2013 Artist-In-Residence Program it dropped down their minds / for at least one day you should think calmlyand in partnership with the Images Festival 2013

EXHIBITION ESSAY by JP Kelly

OPENING RECEPTION Saturday April 13, 2012  1-5PM

TSV GALLERY OPEN Monday – Friday 12-6PM  Saturday 12-4PM

Show runs ...

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2012 Programming

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HELLO AMIGA

Daniel Barrow, Barry Doupé, Amy Lockhart, Alex McLeod, Lorna Mills and Mark Pellegrino

NEW WORK COMMISSIONED BY THE TORONTO ANIMATED IMAGE SOCIETY

Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) in conjunction with Trinity Square Video (TSV) and Vtape, present Hello Amiga, a special animation project. TAIS has commissioned six artists to create experimental animations that return to the roots of digital culture by exploring Amiga computers that were popularized for graphics processing and image creation ...

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2011 Programming

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Decisive Moments, Somewhere Else

Stephen Andrews (CA), Lorna Bauer (CA), Roberto Bellini (BR),

Jennifer Chan (CA), Chris Hondros (US), and Lisa Oppenheim (US)

Opening October 27, 2011, 5-7pm

The concurrent exhibitions Decisive Moments, Somewhere Else and Decisive Moments, Uncertain Times are part of an ongoing curatorial dialogue between Gallery TPW Curator, Kim Simon, and TSV’s Programming Director, Jean-Paul Kelly. The exhibitions respond to Kelly’s challenge to consider the “decisive moment” in contemporary visual arts; for photography in a time of video.

Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson’s described the “decisive moment” as a precise balance of form and content ...

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2010 Programming

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Tomorrow Never Knows

This exhibition marks the first co-presentation between TSV and long-standing artist resource Vtape. As part of a curatorial development project, local emerging curator and artist Laura Paolini has organized an important historical exhibition on early forms of processed video images. The exhibition will occur at both TSV and Vtape.

This show opens a discussion of the paradoxes within this under-represented part of video art history. Working together, while remaining somewhat separate and outside ...

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2009 Programming

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Don’t Talk to Strangers

Trinity Square Video and Pleasure Dome are pleased to present the two-person exhibition Don’t Talk to Strangers featuring a new single-channel video by Los Angeles artist Harry Dodge and video and prints by Toronto artist Alison S.M. Kobayashi. Both are gifted performance artists who portray a range of eccentric invented characters; they employ video to show these personalities scrutinized by the mediating force of the camera. Under its gaze, they act out a kind of highly theatrical multiple personality ...

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2008 Programming

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Trans –

Takashi Ishida
Trans —
Co-presented Trinity Square Video and Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival

Exhibition:
November 4, – December 19, 2008
Reception:
November 13, 2008 from 5-7pm

Trinity Square Video and Reel Asian are proud to invite internationally renowned artist Takashi Ishida to develop a new work entitled Trans — for the 2008 festival. Takashi Ishida hails from Tokyo but for the past year has been living in Toronto after winning the prestigious Goto Commemorative Culture ...

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2007 Programming

 

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L’atelier d’ecriture

L’atelier d’ecriture (beside writing)
Manon De Pauw

October 26, 2007 – December 1, 2007
Opening Reception: Friday, October 26, 6-9pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, October 27, 2-4pm

Montreal-based artist Manon De Pauw’s L’atelier d’ecriture (beside writing) is a video installation exploring the gestures of writing as a form of communications that is just as powerful as the written word itself. In the video, we see eight people sitting at a table each with a piece of ...

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2006 Programming

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Artists-in-Residence

Trinity Square Video, the 20th Images Festival and the Drake Hotel are pleased to host Montréal-based photographer Isabelle Hayeur and new media artist/sculptor Éric Raymond as Artists-in-Residence from March 18 to April 1, 2007. During their stay at the Drake Hotel, Hayeur and Raymond will be using 3D animation, video, lighting and sound to create their site-specific installation Tunnel Vision at the TSV Gallery. The completed ...

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2005 Programming

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Liberté

Themed Commission Program

This program is the first in a trilogy called Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité. TSV turns to the French Revolutionary slogan as the source of inspiration and as a reflection of TSV’s history as a centre for socially relevant video. With this first program, TSV commissioned five artists to define freedom in terms of their own experiences and convictions. Surprisingly, these artists have found liberty to be primarily a state of mind rather than ...

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2004 Programming

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Men in the Wall

Yes, you get to wear the goofy glasses.

EXTENDED HOURS: TSV will be open Saturday, November 27, 12 – 5pm for viewing of Men in the Wall.

TSV and Moving Pictures Festival of Dance on Film and Video are pleased to co-present the North American premiere of Liz Aggiss and Billy Cowie’s artwork, an installation that redefines both dance screen practices and video installation with stereoscopic (3D) technology.

The installation consists of four matching ...

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2003 Programming

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Scope

Contemporary Cuban Video

Cuba’s unique political, social and economic position has long been the subject of scrutiny and curiosity in the world – One of the last bastions of the Socialist Ideal, Cuba is located less than 100 miles from the world’s most powerful capitalist nation. Tourism has emerged as the predominant economic player against this extraordinary political backdrop. In respect to this complex situation, the immediacy and reflective quality of film and video are ...

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2002 Programming

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Devil Music

All works created during the TSV/Video In ‘Devil Music’ Residency 2002; part of the Sex, Drugs & Rock n’ Roll Trilogy, conceived by TSV Artistic Director, Scott Treleaven special thanks to the artists, volunteers, and staff at TSV

Programmed in 2002.

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Devil Music Trailer: Succubus

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  • Production medium: DV
  • Categories: Horror & Music
  • Production year: 2002
  • Author: Day Milkman

The Number of the Beast

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2001 Programming

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TRANZ>SEX>TECH

Mixing/Mutating. With a strategically vague Call for Submissions, TSV attempted to cast the net as widely as possible for this programme. Over the course our highly successful Cultural Engineers series it seemed that every speaker would eventually turn to the particularly titillating and foreboding idea that new technology is leading us to a new sexuality.

Genesis P-Orridge (the man who coined the term “cultural engineer”) was emphatic that the increasing prevalence of cosmetic surgery and ...

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