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News from the South

NextGen South American artists reinvent the diary form using digital poetries to conjure new fragilities and alliances. The state is also a body, and these interfaces, too often cruel or else filled with a pleasure that can hardly be contained—all this is explored via digital mirrors and memorials to past selves. Pleasure Dome is pleased […]


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 […]


Composthumanism presents new moving image works about life on earth – studies in natural and built environments, overgrown industrial landscapes, ritual immersion, organic materials, processing, and decay. Anxiety about environmental change and loss is affecting so many now, it has earned a new entry in psychology manuals. Antidotes include forest bathing, gardening, interspecies bonding and […]

Obsessive Pop Tendencies

Pleasure Dome presents Obsessive Pop Tendencies, a curator-led interactive viewing party, Sat., March 30, at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre (12 Alexander St) at 7:00 pm. Obsessive Pop Tendencies explores how fandom crosses over into contemporary art practices; think shipping memes, screaming teen girls, daytime dramas, and a pregnant Harry Potter. Within the collectively-driven desires […]


Call for PD Board of Directors Pleasure Dome (PD) is committed to year-round experimental media arts screening programs and is seeking dynamic and dedicated Board of Director members to help. Yes, we require a curatorial passion for expanded presentation, but also seek Board of Director members with qualifications in community engagement, comms/design/marketing, editing and publishing, […]

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