Current Season

Summer 2015
  • Radiant Bodies
    Thursday, June 4, 7PM Doors/ 7:30 PM Screening
    Arrive early limited seating
    $8/ $5 Members + Students
    @ CineCycle, 129 Spadina Ave.
  • Ways + Means by Leslie Supnet
    Thursday, June 18, 9:30 PM to late/ Free!
    (Rain date: June 25)
    @ Clay and Paper Theatre, 35 Strachan Ave.
    Co-presentation with Art Spin
  • Collapsible Landscapes: The Work of Sabrina Ratté and Le Révélateur
    Monday, July 6, 7:30 PM $12/ $8 Members & Students
    @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. West
    Co-presentation with The Drake Hotel
    with DJ set by Anti Hero (Jokers of the Scene)
    (Joint price for July 6th + 7th: $25/ $20 Members & Students)
  • Diamond Variations: Artist Talk and Workshop with Sabrina Ratté
    Tuesday, July 7, 7 PM door/ 7:30 PM
    $20/ $15 Members & Students
    Tickets available at the door, Soundscapes, or contacting
    (Joint price for July 6th + 7th: $25/ $20 Members & Students)
    @ CineCycle,129 Spadina Ave.
  • Open Screening & BBQ
    Saturday, July 18 Free!
    BBQ 6:30 PM
    Open Screening 8 PM
    @ CineCycle,129 Spadina Ave

Call for Submissions: 25th Anniversary Project

Please Submit to our 25th Anniversary Project. The 2014 Fall exhibition season kicks off Pleasure Dome’s 25th anniversary celebrations. In those twenty-five years, our organization has seen and made a lot of history, participated in the creation and exhibition of media artworks, and watched emerging creators flourish into community leaders. We have treasured and supported […]


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 […]

Moving Shadows front

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

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