SAVE THE DATE: Bodies Borders Fields Symposium

 

November 22 – 24, 2019
Toronto Media Arts Centre

Convened by Denise Ryner in collaboration with Yaniya Lee, Bodies Borders Fields is a free public symposium that re-imagines a 1967 conversation about blackness to generate a larger discourse for the contemporary moment around blackness and fugitivity as represented in critical art practices today.

CHRISTINA BATTLE / RAYMOND BOISJOLY / DEANNA BOWEN / JOSHUA CHAMBERS-LETSON ...

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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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EXHIBITION: Networked Justice

Networked Justice

Featuring works by Shaheer Tarar, Umber Majeed, Sean Sandusky, and The Pattycakers (Adrienne+Keiko)
Curated by Karina Iskandarsjah

 

02 – 31 August, 2019
Opening reception: Friday, 02 August, 6-8pm

Networked Justice presents Trinity Square Video’s 2019 Themed Commissions, which were produced over summer residencies.

Digital networks make it possible for us to have an effect on distant people and places. From instantaneous messaging, to fundraising and information sharing, we have cultivated new ways to ...

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VITRINE: Reckless Reproduction

Reckless Reproduction

Endam Nihan

19 July – 20 August

Image: Reckless Reproduction (screenshot), Endam Nihan

 

Reckless Reproduction is a video installation that is part of Endam Nihan’s ongoing investigation of the communication and mediation latent in forms of feminine identity online. This piece presents a hallucinatory series of images posted online by women featuring ...

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VITRINE: Roadkill | GIF

Roadkill | GIF 
Lorna Mills
11–14 July 2019
As part of the 2019 Vector Festival


Lorna Mills
 has actively exhibited her work in solo and group exhibitions since the early 1990’s, both in Canada and Internationally. Her practice has included obsessive Ilfochrome printing, obsessive painting, obsessive super 8 film & video, and obsessive on-line animated GIFs incorporated into restrained off-line installation work. Recent exhibitions ...

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PROGRAMMING: Mega Sonic Jingle by Maria Hupfield

Mega Sonic Jingle: Maria Hupfield
as part of the exhibition “Everyonce” curated by Mitchell Akiyama
13 – 27 July, 2019
Reception: Friday, July 26 6-8PM
Trinity Square Video

Maria Hupfield will introduce workshop participants to the tin jingle as used on Anishinaabe Womxn’s jingle dresses in order to imagine new, listening bodies informed by pow wow dance, improvised movement and experimental sound. ...

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RESEARCHER IN RESIDENCE: Holly Chang

Trinity Square Video is excited to announce that Holly Chang will be our resident researcher for our upcoming initiative XR as Anti-Gentrifier – a research-creation project examining the artist’s role in Toronto’s contemporary gentrification process and how interactive technologies can provide an alternative medium for community-responsive public art.
Holly Chang is a 22 year old researcher and photographer ...
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