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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ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE: Maia Boakye, Hiba Ali and Atefeh Khademolreza

Trinity Square Video is excited to announce our 2019 Summer-Student Artists in Residence. Selected by TSV’s programming committee, as part of this year’s Video Fever program, Maia Boakye, Hiba Ali, and Atefeh Khademolreza have already demonstrated exceptional work as emerging media artists and Trinity Square Video is proud to support them in the creation of new works.

Maia “Meech” Boakye is an artist based in Toronto ...

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PROGRAMMING: Street Hassle by Syrus Marcus Ware and Ultra-red

STREET HASSLE
Syrus Marcus Ware and Ultra-red
as part of the exhibition Everyonce curated by Mitchell Akiyama

29 June – 12 July 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 29 6–8PM

“This moment: it is unlike any other moment in time. How can we understand what it offers so that we can make the best use of it? How have people used moments in the past ...

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Call for Participants: Conversations about Harm Reduction with Syrus Marcus Ware and Ultra-red


Call for Participants: Conversations about Harm Reduction with Syrus Marcus Ware and Ultra-red

Wednesday, June 26, 7-9PM
North Borden Building
563 Spadina Ave.

This listening session is a conversation about harm reduction.

There is no audience only participants.

We welcome to the conversation anyone who has a political or personal relationship to harm reduction and is in solidarity with the harm reduction movement. The listening session ...

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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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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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