Statement of Solidarity #BLACKLIVESMATTER

#BlackLivesMatter

Trinity Square Video stands in solidarity in the fight against systemic racism and the historic/contemporary oppression of the Black community. We stand with artists, storytellers and creators of colour who share their stories and speak truth to power through their practices. We endeavour to always holding safe space for Black, Indigenous and artists of colour to create and share work.

To be anti-racist is to ...

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VIDEO FEVER 2020 (online screening)

VIDEO FEVER 2020

A screening of new work by Xiaoyan Zhang, Jean-Pierre Marchant, Lorenza De Benedictis, Brianne Hunte, Eric Daniels, Nick White, Qirou Yang, Reem Al-Wakeal, Patrick Horan, Simon Ruscinski, Nicole Vella, Sarah Boo.

co-presented with Vtape and BUMP TV

when:

SATURDAY, 30 MAY 2020, 4-5PM & again on WEDNESDAY, 3 JUNE 2020, 6-7PM

where:

https://www.bumptelevision.com

Zoom opening reception for VIDEO FEVER and THE SCREEN IS A MIRROR held ...

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Remote Realities

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Themed Commission 2020

After speaking with some people in the community, we have decided to extend the themed commission deadline by two weeks. We understand that these times can be difficult. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions or would like more time to work on your proposals!

Warmly,

Trinity Square Video & Dames Making Games

New Deadline: 14th June 2020

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Rent 101: Strategies for artist during COVID-19

Rent 101: Issues and strategies for artist and culture workers during COVID-19
with Sagan Yee, Nadine Lessio, Cole Webber and Carrie Perreault

Wednesday April 29 5-7pm

Co-presented by Trinity Square Video and MANO (Media Arts Network of Ontario)

To register, email [email protected] URL link provided upon registration.

Many artists and culture workers are under economic pressure and trauma regarding their employment and ability to pay for housing or ...

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ONLINE PROGRAM: In conversation with Tiara Roxanne and Ella Schoefer-Wulf

In conversation: Tiara Roxanne and Ella Schoefer-Wulf
Monday April 20, 12:00PM

Streamed live at www.imagesfestival.com

Co-presented in partnership with Images Festival

Tiara Roxanne will shed light on her research and artistic praxis regarding artificial intelligence (AI) learning systems and Indigenous Studies through dialogue with her friend Ella Schoefer-Wulf. The conversation will focus on the existing colonial structures embedded within AI and the notion ...

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ONLINE PROGRAM: Data Colonialism: Decolonial Gestures of Storytelling


Data Colonialism: Decolonial Gestures of Storytelling
A Performance Lecture by Tiara Roxanne
Saturday April 18, 4:30PM

Streamed live at www.imagesfestival.com

Co-presented in partnership with Images Festival and Squeaky Wheel

Aztecas del norte, mojados, Indigenous peoples, First Nations People, mestizos, Redskins, American Indians, Mexican Indians, Native Americans, Natives, savages, minorities, at risk peoples or asterisks peoples are some names or ...

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Intro to Blender 3D

FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP!
INTRO TO BLENDER 3D / 24 MARCH 6-9PM EST

Please contact [email protected] to register.

Due to public health concerns around COVID-19, our upcoming Intro to Blender 3D workshop with Alisson Escobar @escobutt will be presented as a free online workshop.

Blender 3D is a powerful open source software for 3D modelling and animation. This workshop will provide an overview of ...

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TRINITY SQUARE SUPPORT FOR ARTISTS DURING COVID-19

In acknowledging this difficult time and to continue our commitment in supporting and sustaining media-art practices, Trinity Square Video is building a support fund for vulnerable artists who are experiencing the financial repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

For artists, curators, writers, and technicians in crisis, either imposed by prescribed quarantine, cancelled opportunities, or loss of secondary employment, this fund is meant ...

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ONLINE PROGRAM: “The Flux Cities” cocktail hour with Lorena Salomé and soJin Chun

Friday May 29, 6-7PM
Trinity Square Video

RSVP to [email protected] for Zoom link

As part of “Traversal” Residency Program, artist-in-resident Lorena Salomé will be in conversation with artist soJin Chun.


soJin Chun’s The Flux Cities project looks at the process of gentrification faced by Horto, a bicentennial community in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil that is a living museum. soJin has been ...

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PUBLICATION: “HOME IS A PLACE THAT VISITS ME” Book Launch

HOME IS A PLACE THAT VISITS ME
Book Launch + Artist Talk with Hannah Hull

Thursday, March 12, 6-8PM
Toronto Media Arts Centre, 32 Lisgar St. 

Co-presented with Workman Arts, as part of BEING SCENE 2020

Join UK-based artist Hannah Hull, one of the contributing artists in the Architecture After the Asylum exhibition, to launch her new publication, Home Is Place That Visits ...

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VITRINE: Case Study004

Case Study004 by Christina Oyawale

06 March – 27 April, 2020

 

Case Study004 is a photographic installation by Christina Oyawale that focuses on the notions of racial identity, specifically the significance of skin and melanin of the black body. The work follows a self-exploration of the artist’s diagnosis with a rare skin condition, mycosis fungoides, at the age of sixteen. ...

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PROGRAMMING: Lorena Salomé in conversation w/ Alexandra Gelis & Jorge Lozano

Lorena Salomé in conversation with Alexandra Gelis & Jorge Lozano

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 6:30-8:30PM
Trinity Square Video, 401 Richmond Street West

To launch the inaugural opening of the “Traversal” Residency Program, artist-in-resident Lorena Salomé will be in conversation with media-based artist Alexandra Gelis and filmmaker Jorge Lozano. Salomé, Gelis, and Lozano will reflect on their shared experiences as immigrant artists who continue to ...

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PROGRAMMING: Never See Come See Dinner with Rea McNamara

Never See Come See Dinner with Rea McNamara
Thursday, March 5, 6:30-8:30PM
Trinity Square Video, 401 Richmond Street West

As part of “Traversal” Residency Program, artist-in-resident Lorena Salomé will be preparing a very special dinner with Rea McNamara.

Spots are limited, so please RSVP to:
[email protected]

In 1988, the first edition of The Naparima Girls’ High School Cookbook was published by its Alumnae Association. Originally ...

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PROGRAMMING: The Pandi Story

The Pandi Story

Session led by Maria-Saroja Ponnambalam and Rupali Morzaria
Thursday 20 February 2020, 7-9 PM

Trinity Square Video
121-401 Richmond Street West, Toronto
Co-presented with Workman Arts

An aspiring filmmaker from Chennai, Pandi Kumaraswamy was diagnosed with bipolar disorder after immigrating to Canada in the 1990s to start a new life. After migrating from South India to Canada, he faced ...

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Traversal Residency: Lorena Salomé

Traversal Residency presents
The Objects That We Carry with Lorena Salomé
26 February – 18 March 2020

 

For the inaugural opening of the Traversal Residency Program, mixed-media artist Lorena Salomé will continue her research into investigations surrounding involuntary and autonomous human movement and migration. Within our amassed globalized context, people are on the move both internationally and locally – newcomers ...

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ONLINE EXHIBITION: Performing Lives

PERFORMING LIVES
with works by Bertille Bak, Lisa Jackson, Yoshua Okón, Helen Reed, May Truong
Curated by Zoë Chan

01 May – 06 June 2020

Co-presented with Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival and Hot Docs

Visit at performinglives.com

 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and our capacities during this current moment, Trinity Square Video, in consultation with curator Zoë ...

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ONLINE EXHIBITION: They are. We are. I am.

Into the Red: They are. We are. I am.
Tiara Roxanne

27 March – 25 April 2020

Co-presented with Images Festival

Experience the data visualization project: theyareweareiam.com


They are. We are. I am.
 is a project that responses to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning systems, focusing specifically on oppressive datafication boosts for Indigenous peoples. Artist and scholar Tiara Roxanne works with data mining, storytelling, and ...

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PROGRAMMING: The Cinematic Archive of Black Madness

The Cinematic Archive of Black Madness

Session led by ariella tai
Tuesday 18 February 2020, 6-8 PM

Trinity Square Video
121-401 Richmond Street West, Toronto
Co-presented with Vtape

James Baldwin writes that, “to be black and conscious in America is to be in a constant state of rage.” Locating rage, incurable anger and Black protest on the axis of madness, we will work from the ...

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