CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: Bodies, Borders, Fields

About the event

A “simultaneous conversation” took place on August 16, 1967 between seven speakers in Toronto and New York with the cooperation of Bell Telephone Company, the CBC and artscanada magazine (formerly Canadian Art). This cross-border conversation was recorded and published in that year’s October issue of artscanada, which was, dedicated to “black” as a concept, painterly medium, symbol as well as ...

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VITRINE: A certain state of exhaustion

A certain state of exhaustion by Laura Demers

8 November 2019 – 13 January 2019

Filled with chemicals, bacteria, soot, dust, and other particles, clouds constitute a matrix upon which human and industrial presence are recorded. In the last five decades, the term “anthropogenic cloud” was coined by meteorologists to describe cloud formations that are created by human-induced sources of condensation such as aircraft ...

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EXHIBITION: Untitled (Entitled)

Untitled (Entitled)
Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn
November 08 – December 14 2019

Opening Reception: November 08, 2019 | 6–8PM


Untitled (Entitled)
is a text-based installation that is an extension of Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn’s exploration on the ideological construction of white-colonial settler’s multiculturalism and its mechanisms. In a study titled “Why Do Some Employers Prefer to Interview Matthew, but Not Samir? New Evidence from Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver”, ...

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PROGRAMMING: TELLINGS—A Post-Human Vocal Concert

TELLINGS—A Post-Human Vocal Concert
Jeneen Frei Njootli, Erin Gee, Ts̱ēmā Igharas, Stephanie Loveless, and Miya Masaoka
Co-curated by Maiko Tanaka and Myung-Sun Kim

Saturday November 16, 2019 | 3–7PM
OCAD University, 
Graduate Gallery, 205 Richmond St. W., Ground Floor


TELLINGS—A Post-Human Vocal Concert 
seeks to challenge traditional conceptions of voice. Artists working experimentally with sound—live electronics, deep listening, sound art—perform compositions that explore new ...

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Proposal for Vitrine Projects 2020

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Proposal for Vitrine Projects 2020

Deadline: 24 November, 2019

Trinity Square Video invites artists and curators to submit project proposals for our vitrine space. Located in the first-floor hallway of 401 Richmond St.West, the vitrine space is a 49″ x 77” x 20″ display box (pictured above) capable of hosting small-scale installations, new media, print, or sculptural ...

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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Gentrification and Public Art Focus Group

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

XR as Anti-Gentrifier: Gentrification and Public Art Focus Group

 

Trinity Square Video & Evergreen Brick Works are looking for community members and artists to participate in a focus group surrounding gentrification and public art. 

Our Researcher-in-Residence, Holly Chang has been investigating development trends and displacement patterns in the neighbourhoods surrounding the Don Valley; St James Town, ...

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PROGRAMMING: France as a Black Space

Visiting Speakers Series: France as a Black Space

Saturday, September 28 at 2pm, 2019

Or Gallery, Vancouver BC

On Saturday, September 28 at 2pm at Artspeak (233 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC) Or Gallery will host a conversation with Françoise Vergès (writer, activist, curator; Paris, France) and Olivier Marboeuf (writer, curator; Paris, France) as part of a series of multi-sited events called Bodies Borders Fields. Vergès and Marboeuf are ...

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EXHIBITION: gathering across moana

gathering across moana

With works by Reweti Arapere, Erena Baker Arapere, Bruno Canadien, Tsēmā Igharas, Sarah Houle, Niki Little, Kereama Taepa, Cora-Allan Wickliffe, Kali Spitzer, Glenn Gear, Johnson Witehira with solo exhibitions by Cheryl L’Hirondelle, Rachael Rakena, and SISTER

Curated by GLAM with Noor Bhangu

Co-presented with imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, A Space, and Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre

October 4 – November 2

 

Indigenous peoples have ...

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VITRINE | 道·斷袖 Dao: Duan-Xiu (Passage: The Broken-Sleeve)

VITRINE | 道·斷袖 Dao: Duan-Xiu (Passage: The Broken-Sleeve)

By Eric Chengyang

29 August – 01 October

Site-specific installation: HD video on loop, peach scented incense stick, incense ash, digital print mounted on mylar, metal chains, hooks, brass incense holder.

Dao: Duan-Xiu (Passage: The Broken-Sleeve) is an ongoing project by Eric Chengyang. It explores transcendent ideas and themes latent in different ...

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PROGRAMMING: DO YOU KARAOKE? Performance/Closing Party with The Pattycakers

DO YOU KARAOKE?: Performance + Closing Party with The Pattycakers

Thursday, 29 August, 6-8 PM

do you ever practice singing?🎤

do you ever feel the need to perform?🎭

do you ever take into consideration the cultural hollowness in the reenactment of idol identities juxtaposed with the opportunities to exercise empathy and sincerity in the performer-audience exchange in physical/digital ...

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Toronto Biennial of Art Residency: Life of a Craphead 


Toronto Biennial of Art Residency
 program is an experimental platform for artists whose socially engaged practices challenge disciplinary and aesthetic conventions in order to expand notions of community and enact social change at various scales. For the inaugural residency, we are proud to present the collective Life of a Craphead – a collaboration by Amy Lam and Jon McCurley.

The 2019 ...

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EXHIBITION: 2019 Emerging Digital Artists Award

 

2019 EDAA Finalists Exhibition

With works by Alyssa Bornn (Winnipeg, MN), Colton Hash (Victoria, BC), Ahreum Lee (Montreal, QC), Claire Scherzinger (Victoria, BC), and Jordyn Stewart (Beamsville, ON)

06 – 28 September, 2019

 

The 2019 Finalist Exhibition brings together five exceptional works that expand the possibilities of digital art practice, providing a robust national assemblage ...

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PROGRAMMING: Challenging Norms // Sculptures and Diaspora Aesthetics

Challenging Norms: Sculptures, and Diaspora Aesthetics 

Artist talk/Workshop with Sean Sandusky

Friday, 16 August 2019, 6-8 PM

In conjunction with the exhibition Networked Justice, Sean Sandusky will be hosting an artist talk/workshop on challenging sculptural norms and diaspora aesthetics.

Soul Archipelago (image above) is Sandusky’s ongoing project that fosters solidarity and attachment to environmental ...

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PROGRAMMING: Long Live Trans-Pakistan

Long Live Trans-Pakistan: Lecture/Performance by Umber Majeed

Saturday, 3 August 2019, 12-2PM

In conjunction with the exhibition Networked Justice, Umber Majeed will be delivering a lecture/performance as part of her piece Long Live Trans-Pakistan — an ongoing investigation into current urbanization claims in Lahore, Pakistan. 

Following the years of martial law and post-War ...

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PUBLICATION: RECENTRE Futures and Today & Yesterday

RECENTRE Poster Launch
Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 6-9pm
Tea Base
Chinatown Centre Mall
222 Spadina Ave Chinatown Centre
Unit C15 (Basement)

Join us for tea, tea cocktails and local Chinatown snacks at the launch of Trinity Square Video’s latest publication. In the form of two posters, the publications include images by Skawennati and Morris Lum and texts that intersect art, gentrification, spatial justice ...

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CALL FOR PATRICIPANTS: Virtual Grounds

A series dedicated to feminist perspectives on digital sustainability and survival

 

Call for Participants
Virtual Grounds: A series dedicated to feminist perspectives on digital sustainability and survival

Duration: 11 months, from October 1st 2019 to August 2020

Location: Downtown Toronto and Scarborough
Application Deadline: September 5, 2019

Trinity Square Video and the Digital Justice Lab are announcing an open call for participants for the “Virtual Grounds” training and research initiative focused ...

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SCREENING: Summer Jams MVP

Summer Jams MVP

Free Screening of Music Video Projects

Saturday, 27 July 2019, 8:00PM

Part of our ongoing music video showcase, Summer Jams MVP features a line up of works by local talent. Come and join us in celebrating Toronto’s musicians and video artists!

 

Featuring works by:
Len Henry / b-fun’n, Andrew J Paterson & Alan Fox, Ramon Charles & ...

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