EXHIBITION: Everyonce

Everyonce
Mitchell Akiyama

14 June – 27 July 2019
Opening Reception: Friday June 14, 6-8PM

With workshops, performances, and commissioned texts by Maria Hupfield, Dont Rhine, Syrus Marcus Ware, Raven Chacon, Lilian Radovac, and Jonathan Sterne.

In the 1970s, Canadian composer, R. Murray Schafer, coined the term “schizophonia” to describe the separation of sounds from their sources. Schafer worried that technological means of ...

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PROGRAMMING: RadianceVR on V/Art Projects

Collaboration between RadianceVR (Berlin) and Trinity Square Video presenting the VR works by badgrandpa and Lara Torrance on our V/Art Projects.

 

badgrandpa, Where does your Quinoa come from? (2017)

This project aims to create consciousness about the origin, distribution and culture clash surrounding quinoa in South America (Perú) versus the Western World. Using technology I want to create contrast between the lifestyle that that quinoa eaters from the Andes ...

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PROGRAMMING: Minaret Mix by Kat Estacio

Minaret Mix: performance by Kat Estacio
Friday May 17 @ 7PM
Trinity Square Video

 

In conjunction with the exhibition Manar Moursi: The Loudspeaker and the Tower

The minarets centered in Manar Moursi’s new work “Stairway to Heaven” are the catalysts for the metropolitan development of newly forged communities on the outer, agricultural lands of Cairo. Similar to the call-to-worship recordings that project from the loudspeakers of these minarets, the musical purposes ...

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PROGRAMMING: Sound Gathering Workshop with Mitchell Akiyama and Brady Peters

Sound Gathering Workshop with Mitchell Akiyama and Brady Peters
Sunday June 9, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Bentway 

Please RSVP

On June 9 at 1pm, join The Bentway’s Artists in Residence – Mitchell Akiyama and Brady Peters – for a Sound Gathering Workshop.

Participants will learn about sound recording in the field, the role that architecture and infrastructure have on acoustics, and will be asked to ...

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PROGRAMMING: Workshop + Artist Talk with Max Lupo

Free Workshop + Artist Talk with Max Lupo:

Introduction to Micro-controllers for artists and designers

25th May, 2019 — 2-5PM

Max Lupo is an interdisciplinary artist who creates interactive and playful gadgets in order to explore the process of generating memory and meaning. He often repurposes old technology in a humorous and ironic way — ultimately inciting feelings ...

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PROGRAMMING: Sound Diaries and Recitals, a workshop with John Rage

Sound Diaries and Recitals: a workshop with John Rage
May 11, 12 and 18
Locations TBD

In conjunction with the exhibition Manar Moursi: The Loudspeaker and the Tower

How can we communicate our experience of the (prelinguistic, extra-linguistic) sonic world in the symbolic realm of language?

Join us on May 11th, 12th, and 18th for a responsive workshop with John Rage (alias ...

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EXHIBITION: The Loudspeaker and the Tower

Manar Moursi: The Loudspeaker and the Tower

 

May 03 – June 08, 2019
Opening Reception: May 03, 6-8PM

Co-presented with Trinity Square Video, South Asian Visual Arts Centre, and CONTACT Photography Festival.

 

Curated by Emily Fitzpatrick and Toleen Touq

Through an immersive environment constructed of coloured lights, megaphones, masks, videos, photographic images, and sculptures, Toronto- and Cairo-based designer, artist, and architect Manar Moursi presents a multitude of ...

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CALL FOR SUBMISSION// Themed Commission: Networked Justice

DEADLINE: 30 April 2019

Image: still from The Taste of the Name by Serena Lee, “Peripheral Fixation”, Themed Commission 2015.

 

Trinity Square Video is seeking submissions for our annual Themed Commission: a program inviting creative practitioners to produce or workshop new projects in a collaborative environment of like-minded artists. Titled Networked Justice, this year’s theme invites applicants to consider ...

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CALL FOR CURATOR / ARTIST / RESEARCHER


CALL FOR CURATOR / ARTIST / RESEARCHER

Deadline: 20 April 2019 


Trinity Square Video and the
Don River Valley Park project at Evergreen Brickwork is seeking an invested individual (curator, artist, writer, community leader/organizer, or creative technologist) to take the lead in our upcoming initiative XR as Anti-Gentrifier – ...

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EXHIBITION: burning through the body

burning through the body
Sarah Pupo
Curated by Nasrin Himada
05 – 27 April 2019
Opening Reception: 05 April 6-8PM

Co-presented with the 2019 Images Festival

The drawing of the body burns into the body//and so//it burns through the body//then the wildfire//reaches from chin to collarbone//some draw burn marks//and some enter burn marks//and then burn marks become drawings//and so//drawings burn
— Kristin Eiriksdottir
Kristin Eiriksdottir’s ...

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EXHIBITION: GREY MATTER AR

GREY MATTER AR
Karen Vanderborght
March 21 – 28, 2019

Opening Reception: March 21st – 6pm – 8pm

Created by director, AR/VR specialist Karen Vanderborght, GREY MATTER AR explores the poetic and existential potential of AR (Augmented Reality), social media, and smartphones, turning selfies into a self-reflective magic mirror where the wit and wisdom of our elders serve as ...

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PROGRAMMING: Azuma

Azuma: Community Dinner
Saturday, March 16, 2019 2-4PM

Join us on for an Egyptian azuma (feast) as the closing celebration of Disputed Bodies curated by Patrick Cruz. Hiba Abdallah and Moe Ismail will prepare a traditional Egyptian meal and discuss some of the nuances and histories that have come to shape their experience and understanding of contemporary Egypt through food.

 

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PROGRAMMING: Reiseerzählung – An Evening With Karl May

 

Reiseerzählung: An Evening With Karl May
Friday, March 1, 7PM

In conjunction with the exhibition Disputed Bodies curated by Patrick Cruz, artist Simon M. Benedict will present an original performance.

Simon M. Benedict is an artist and translator of franco-québécois and Abenaki descent working with video, sound, performance, and photography. His work combines existing audiovisual material and archival documents to examine our relationship to ...

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PROGRAMMING: Disruption intention

Disruption intention with Kristen Jordan Alaan Sison
Saturday, March 2, 1:30PM

To facilitate connection / re-connection
To come home to our inner knowing
To bounce back into our bodies, our earth(s)
To come home to the water in our blood
To retrieve memory
Cellular
To evoke feeling
Encoded patterns
To set collective intentions
To create new patterns
Feel resonance

> Process:

Dropping into the ...

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PROGRAMMING: Studio Session: Erika DeFreitas + Francisco-Fernando Granados

Studio Session: Erika DeFreitas + Francisco-Fernando Granados
Friday, March 01, 3–6PM
Trinity Square Video

Studio Session is a process-based collaborative project between artists Erika DeFreitas and Francisco-Fernando Granados. The 3-hour action created in the context of Disputed Bodies marks the beginning of an ongoing collaboration exploring relationships between the body, text, and abstraction. This first iteration of Studio Session will extend the role of the gallery from a space ...

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PROGRAMMING: Astrology Consultations with Cadence Planthara

Astrology Consultations with Cadence Planthara

In conjunction with the exhibition Disputed Bodies, participating artist Cadence Planthara will be offering 50-minute natal chart consultations at Trinity Square Video.

These one-on-one astrology readings are FREE, but space is limited. Sessions will take place in the evenings at the gallery.

If you know your date, exact time (with source, e.g. birth certificate), and place of birth, please email [email protected] to reserve a time.

 

Cadence Planthara is an interdisciplinary artist who has been ...

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PROGRAMMING: Disputed Souls: Exploring Conflicted Spiritualities

Disputed Souls: Exploring Conflicted Spiritualities

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 6-8pm
Tea Base
222 Spadina Ave – unit C15
Toronto, Ontario M5T 3B3

Where do our spirits go when our bodies are out of place? Where do they come from, when our communities are in diaspora? Are we seekers, heretics, or revolutionaries? How have our spirits been wounded, and how will they ever be healed?

Join ...

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VITRINE: Forgotten Language

Forgotten Language

Works by Amanda Amour-Lynx

05 March – 25 April

Forgotten Language is a collection of works by Amanda Amour-Lynx which are performative acts of cultural reclamation. It documents the pursuit for radical self-acceptance, evident by the messy, untangling process that ensues when recovering lost histories. Stories are embedded linguistically through mnemonic and symbolic coding, abstraction, body movements and stored memories. Language ...

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PROGRAMMING: Design Justice Workshop

Design Justice workshop in Toronto
February 16th, 2:30-4:30pm
The Commons, 4th Floor
401 Richmond Street West

Want to learn about #DesignJustice and try some hands-on activities rooted in the Design Justice Principles? (http://designjusticenetwork.org/network-principles)

Come out on February 16th!

Presented by the Design Justice Network team (Una Lee, Sasha Costanza-Chock, Wes Taylor and Victoria ...

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