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Our spectacular world of man-made disasters and naked power grabs generates the perennial media theatre upon which the video art of Daniel Borins and Jubal Brown is built. With morbid pleasure, they play upon the schizophrenic rationale that justifies the terrorism, war and episodes of Friends that appear on your nearest TV screen. If attention […]
Carl Brown transmutes the dross of silver halide suspended in gelatin into visual poetry. Farming crystals on celluloid in his darkroom lab for over twenty years, he is Canada’s master of hand-processed film. His alchemical process leaves behind the traces of the involuntary becoming of photo-chemicals; mineral and vegetable affix themselves to a piece of […]
A co-presentation with 7a*11d Pleasure Dome and 7a*11d are thrilled to present a performance by the legendary Downtown artist Andrew James Paterson. Comprising film, video, and live monologues, Mono Logical consists of clips from Paterson’s narrative and performance-based video works from the early 80s up until the early 90s, in tandem with his new shorter […]
Fastwürms (Kim Kozzi and Dai Skuse) originally came together in 1979 to work on hardcore super 8 films. These early collaborations grew into an exclusive partnership and shared authorship, and a wide-reaching multidisciplinary practice, but Fastwürms’ root and source language has always been the queer and weirding ways of reading popular culture, music, cinema and […]
A co-presentation with Vtape Festival Pass $20 ($15 students) / Evening Pass $8 ($6 student) For the third installment of the Tranz Tech Toronto International Media Art Biennial, Pleasure Dome co-presents a diverse selection of recent works from the UK and Canada. Following the UK/Canadian Video Exchange’s long history, this program, originally presented this spring […]
To kick off the Biennial, Pleasure Dome is pleased to announce the launch of the Blueprint catalogue. Join us for a reception to celebrate this 104-page publication, which continues Pleasure Dome’s millennium media art project A Blueprint for Moving Images in the 21st Century. This guide to the audiovisual world of the 21st century includes […]