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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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 emily@trinitysquarevideo.com 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?

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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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PROGRAMMING: Pantayo – performance + lecture with Standpartners

Pantayo – performance + lecture with Standpartners
Friday, February 15, 7PM

In conjunction with Disputed Bodies curated by Patrick Cruz

Pantayo
https://pantayo.bandcamp.com/
Pantayo is an all-women kulintang ensemble based in Toronto. Our music is grounded in the traditions of Maguindanaoan &T’boli peoples but explores the possibility of kulintang influenced by our identities as Diasporic Filipinas.

Standpartners
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Ash Moniz Screening + Talk w/ Deborah Cowen

Come visit Artist is Residence Ash Moniz, and learn about the work he has been generating during a month-long residence!

Ash Moniz Screening + Talk w/ Deborah Cowen

Artist in Residence

Saturday, January 26, 3-5PM
Talk with Deborah Cowen: 3PM
Screening to follow.

In tandem, Ash will participate in an open conversation with Prof. Deborah Cowen whose research looks at how conflicts over infrastructures have come to define our political landscape. The conversation will touch on their research trajectories, discussing topics of ...

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EXHIBITION: DISPUTED BODIES

DISPUTED BODIES

Hiba Abdallah, Simon M. Benedict, Maria Patricia Abuel, Golboo & Golnesa Amani, Erika De Freitas, Cadence Planthara and Francisco-Fernando Granados.

With Pantayo, Kristen Jordan, Sharona Franklin, Jacquelyn Ross and Marina Fathalla.

Curated by Patrick Cruz

01 February – 16 March, 2019
Opening Reception: 01 February, 6 – 8PM

If the earth is a body, I wonder what it felt when we first tested the ...

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SCREENING: VIDEO FEVER 2019

Trinity Square is proud to present our seventh annual showcase of emerging video artists from undergraduate programs in Toronto and the surrounding area.

Video Fever 2019
24 January 2019, 7–9PM

A screening of new work by Hiba Ali, Maia (Meech) Boakye, Janel Bucknor, Holly Chang, Sepideh Tajalizadeh Dashti, Yuan Fang, Isabelle Fellini, Kate Hawley, Atefeh Khademolreza, Miles Rufelds, Zihan Yi

Artists in attendance, Q+A to follow the screening.

Video Fever is Trinity Square’s annual showcase of ...

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SCREENING: New IndigiQueer Video

Trinity Square Video Outreach presents
New IndigiQueer Video

Featuring works by Evelyn Pakinewatik, Raven Cameron, Zephyr Mckenna, Connor Pion, Wāpahkēsīs (Keisha Erwin Roberts), Thirza Cuthand, Fallon Simard

Saturday, January 12, 7:00PM
Doors open at 6:30, screening and social to follow
FREE

Video works created as part of TQFF’s 2 Spirit / Indigiqueer / Trans Video Workshop for Beginners produced by t Continue Reading →

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