Current Season

  • Luther Price : Quintet
    Friday, January 24, 9 PM
    @ SPK Polish Combatants Hall, 206 Beverley Street
    A co-presentation with The 8 Fest
    The 7th edition of the 8 fest takes place from Friday, January 24 to Sunday, January 26, 2014.
    $5 per event/ $25 festival passes (cash only!)
  • Cassils: Compositions
    Saturday, February 15 — Saturday, March 15
    Solo Exhibition @ Trinity Square Video Gallery, 376 — 401 Richmond Street West
    Opening Saturday, February 15, 4 — 6 PM

    The 35th Rhubarb Festival presents Becoming an Image, A Cassils' Performance,
    Wednesday, February 12, 9:30 PM $10
    An Artist Talk with Cassils, February 13, 6:30 PM Free Moderated by Erin Silver
    @ Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street.

    A co-presentation with The 35th Rhubarb Festival and Trinity Square Video in association with The Art Gallery of York University and Vtape
    Special thanks to Vtape for technical assistance.
  • The Blazeing Familiar: Recent Film & Video from Chicago
    Friday, February 28, 7:30 PM
    @ CineCycle, 129 Spadina Avenue
  • Stemple Pass by James Benning
    Friday, March 7, 7:30 PM
    @ CineCycle, 129 Spadina Avenue
  • A Tribute to Anne Charlotte Robertson, Film Diarist, 1949 — 2012
    Guest Curated by Toni Treadway In Person
    Saturday, March 22, Doors 7:30 PM/ Screening 8:15 PM
    @ CineCycle, 129 Spadina Avenue
  • Keep Moving: Objects and Architecture in the Apocalypse
    Guest-curated by Caryn Coleman, In Person
    Wednesday, April 2, 7:30 PM $15
    FREE to Members of The Power Plant and Pleasure Dome
    Visit or call the Harbourfront Centre Box Office at 416.973.4000 to purchase tickets.
    @ Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre

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Moving Shadows: Experimental Film Practices In a Landscape of Change, Sami van Ingen

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 […]

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A Vision in a Dream by cheyanne turions with Eli Horwatt

Delivering on a heritage that departs from Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poetic fragment Kubla Khan and Kenneth Anger’s moving image work Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome, the Toronto-based exhibition collective Pleasure Dome is home to film and video practices at the periphery of experimental film culture. It isn’t really a place: their programming squats various venues […]


The Beauty Is Relentless; The Short Movies of Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby

“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. […]

THE BEAUTY IS RELENTLESS; The Short Movies of Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby


Community Action Center

Community, Community Action, and Community Action Center Essay by Julia Paoli A.K. Burns and A.L. Steiner’s sixty-nine minute video Community Action Center is both an exploration of queer sexuality and a celebration of human desire. The work features an intergenerational cast of artists, musicians, performers and dancers, all of whom make up a dynamic community […]

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