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Please join us for a community meeting hosted and moderated by members of Pleasure Dome’s Board of Directors on Sunday, January 15th at 2:30pm at the 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St. Rm. #106. What’s your pleasure? Have you ever sat in thrall while mysterious media artifacts grazed across a movie screen or monitor? Maybe […]
Just published! Shock, Fear, and Belief: The Films and Videos of Madi Piller. This publication about luminous Toronto artist Madi Piller was edited by Clint Enns and Mike Hoolboom for Madi’s retrospective Pleasure Dome screening at CineCycle, December 3, 2016. Why not download the lovely PDF here? For only $10 plus shipping a digital printed […]
This definitive volume of texts by writer and media artist Mike Cartmell includes a collection of essays written across three decades that examine reading and desire. Lacan, Blanchot, Sebald and Melville lead the charge. In his later years Mike developed a unique and unusual essay style, making ample use of quotations and multiple voices, weighing […]
Moving Shadows: Experimental Film Practices in a Landscape of Change is a wide-ranging and accessible introduction to contemporary artisanal film practice, capturing a moment when, in the face of new digital technologies, experimental filmmakers see themselves as [what van Ingen calls] “lo-fi analogue” artists. The heart of van Ingen’s book comes from his intimate contact […]
“The Beauty is Relentless; The Short Movies of Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby is a book of essays about the art of Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby. As creators they sit on the frontiers of the imagination, excavating wonder from the hidden recesses of the body. Their complex oeuvre cracks open the imagination. […]