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Lost and Found in Late Capitalism

In recent years, with the election of right-wing and fascist politicians around the world, the link between fascism and capitalism has become impossible to ignore. As profit overtakes happiness as the endeavour of humanity and austerity becomes the way of the land, the citizens of the modern nation have no choice but to go with […]


RECENT WORKS BY MICHAEL RAKOWITZ A presentation of two films by Michael Rakowitz, followed by an extended discussion with John Greyson. Co-presented with Images Festival and Pleasure Dome. SAVAC is pleased to invite you to a screening by artist Michael Rakowitz, to be held on 18 November 2019. In his multidisciplinary artistic practice, Rakowitz meticulously […]


Sculpting Cinema, Ed. Melanie Wilmink & Solomon Nagler

Pleasure Dome is pleased to announce the launch of its newest publication, Sculpting Cinema, Ed. Melanie Wilmink & Solomon Nagler. BOOK LAUNCH – Saturday, November 24, 3:00 – 6:00 pm, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design – University of Toronto, Room 230 – 1 Spadina Crescent, Toronto, ON. Sculpting Cinema documents the […]

Not My Utopia

“Unless the past and future were made part of the present by memory and intention, there was, in human terms, no road, nowhere to go.” ~Ursula K LeGuin, The Dispossessed All good science fiction warns against losing the spirit of inquiry to normative control structures. Yet the visionaries of the past can become the future […]

Christine Lucy Latimer, Media Archeologist 

BOOK LAUNCH AND RETROSPECTIVE SCREENING Pleasure Dome is pleased to announce the Canadian Film Institute’s launch of Christine Lucy Latimer – Media Archeologist (edited by Mike Hoolboom), a new book featuring artist essays, reflections, poems, and creative responses to the work of Toronto’s own Christine Lucy Latimer. To celebrate this launch, Pleasure Dome is presenting […]


BUMP TV x Pleasure Dome “Alter Ego Citadel” Application BUMP TV and Pleasure Dome are seeking submissions for a residency project/commission in which the artist will create a 15-minute short film, experimental moving images or cinema project in the BUMP TV studio. We are looking for submissions that explore themes of constructed and performed identities, […]

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