EXHIBITION: For the Left Hand Alone

For the Left Hand Alone (2017) is a solo exhibition by Vancouver-based artist Karilynn Ming Ho making its world premiere at Trinity Square Video as part of the 30th Images Festival.


01–29 April 2017
Karilynn Ming Ho

Trinity Square Video gallery and vitrine spaces

presented in partnership with the Images Festival

In an experience of a phantom limb, a person is haunted by what once was: a limb, now amputated, continues to aggravate the mind like an uncatchable itch. The phenomenon is ...

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SCREENING: Zone Zero

The re:assemblage collective presents Farzad Moloudi’s intimate documentary Zone Zero (2015), followed by a discussion with the director.

Wednesday, 04 January 2017, 7 PM
Followed by Skype Q+A with the director
Tickets at the door: $5-10 suggested donation

Trinity Square Video is excited to support the re:assemblage collective in presenting a screening of Zone Zero (2015, Brussels, 105 minutes) by Farzad Moloudi. Zone Zero documents the end days of a former Jesuit School in Belgium that became the Gesu Project—a squatted home for houseless ...

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EXHIBITION: of movement and dwelling

of movement and dwelling explores the visible and invisible architectures that shape one’s sense of place through the lens of displacement and resettlement.

13 January–11 March 2017
Tings Chak, Felix Kalmenson, and the collective of Faraz Anoushahpour, Parastoo Anoushahpour and Ryan Ferko

curated by Farah Yusuf

Trinity Square Video is excited to present of movement and dwelling, guest curated by Farah Yusuf. The exhibition proposes that a dwelling is more than a physical structure used for the bounding and occupying of space—its construction and habitation are ...

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VITRINE: Heart-shaped Box

“Go on, take everything, take everything, I want you to…” —lyrics from “Violet,” which appeared on Hole’s iconic 1994 album Live Through This

Zinnia Naqvi
10 January–11 March 2017

Heart-shaped Box (2016) features home video footage of the artist taken in 1995, at the age of 3, just four years after her family had immigrated to Canada. As they settled into their daily lives in their new home, grunge music was at the height of its popularity. Naqvi’s sisters were particularly taken by ...

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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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Host your Holiday Party at Trinity Square!

Trinity Square Video’s gallery and office spaces are available for rental for a variety of uses over the holiday season.

Our gallery and office space can be used for the following:

  • Special event rentals
  • Seasonal gatherings
  • Screenings
  • Receptions
  • Launch parties
  • Meetings
  • Symposiums
  • Photo or video shoots
  • Interviews
  • Castings

Located on the main floor of the vibrant 401 Richmond building at Richmond and Spadina in downtown Toronto, Trinity Square is at the centre of a large community of art galleries, ...

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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

José Mora
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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Video Fever 2017: Call for Submissions

Trinity Square Video is proud to announce the fifth annual juried student video screening event, Video Fever.

If you are or have been an undergraduate student at a Toronto or surrounding area post-secondary institution (as far out as London and Kingston) in 2016 and you make videos, you qualify. Submissions must be single channel videos under 10 minutes in length and will be selected for screening by the Video Fever jury. Videos will be judged solely according to their artistic merit: ...

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TRINITY SQUARE VIDEO OFFERING CLUB SKILLS

Photo credit: Zeesy Powers, Skyline, 2015, watercolour and digital collage.

For $200, Trinity Square Video is offering CLUB SKILLS. This opportunity is open to new and existing members who are interested in developing their media arts skills. To give choice and flexibility (like Netflix or an all-you-can-eat buffet) one price should allow our CLUB SKILLS to ...

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Audio for Installation: Part 1 of 2

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January 19 / 6:00pm-9:00pm / $50 Non-Member* / $30 Member / CLUB SKILLS / Skills Member / with Sid Tangerine

Learn about audio in its various manifestations in installation. Examine construction options, multi-channel technologies, speakers, transmission standards, multi-channel spatialization and more. Participants are encouraged to bring their ideas. This is the first ...

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THE IMAGINARY AND THE SYNCHRONOUS: Walking With Accounts of the Self in Performance Video

 Irene Loughlin, Separated / Grieving Ayles Ice Shelf, 2005

June 27 / 6pm-10pm / with Irene Loughlin / $50 Non-member / $30 Member / CLUB SKILLS / Skills Member

Using autobiography as the means to explore video performance, participants will link an aspect of their life with an object/s that represents this event or characteristic, linking it to a wider socio-political platform.  The structure of the workshop emphasizes the imaginary and the synchronous.  This one day workshop is split into ...

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General Call for Submissions 2016

Trinity Square is looking for dynamic media-based artworks that critically engage with their medium, with an interest in works that explore pedagogy, politics, poetry and the body.

Trinity Square Video invites artists and curators to submit proposals for exhibitions, projects or media-based performances for either installation in the gallery or for off-site programming. Our exhibitions are presented for 4–5 weeks. We will also accept proposals by curators for single-night screenings and projects for our vitrine space.

We encourage ...

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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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AMD VR Lab Launches!

Trinity Square Video is excited to announce the support of AMD for artists working with virtual reality.

Trinity Square Video is excited to announce the support of AMD, a leader in high-performance graphics for gaming and virtual reality, as Trinity’s lead technology sponsor for a multi-year research and development project to present virtual reality (VR) applications in media art.

With the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, Trinity has commissioned four artists’ projects and developer teams to create new works that explore the potential ...

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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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Audio for Installation: Part 2 of 2

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January 26 / 6:00pm-9:00pm / $50 Non-Member* / $30 Member / CLUB SKILLS / Skills Member / with Sid Tangerine

This second part of Audio for Installation continues its examination of strategies of sound in the presentation of video installations.

Prerequisite Audio for Installation: ...

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