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 ...Continue Reading →
Trinity Square is excited to be partnering with Toronto’s small gauge film festival, the8fest, to present the program SPACE—Building for Society.
Saturday, 28 January 2017
SPK Polish Combatants’ Hall (206 Beverley Street, Toronto ON)
The 8fest presents films from Toronto, across Canada and from small-gauge creators and communities around the world. Showcasing the over 70-year history of small-gauge film—from artists’ works in the form since the 1950s and ’60s, to its wider cultural use in home movies, ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
“Go on, take everything, take everything, I want you to…” —lyrics from “Violet,” which appeared on Hole’s iconic 1994 album Live Through This…
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 ...Continue Reading →
Calling all members!*
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 ...Continue Reading →
A short video by Michael Roderick Keshane.
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, ...Continue Reading →
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
- Launch parties
- Photo or video shoots
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, ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
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
Examining the Premises
22 October–10 December 2016
Examining the Premises is a text-based installation made up of three components: ...Continue Reading →
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: ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →