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Pleasure Dome stopped screening at Cinecycle following Taja Nicholle’s account because we oppose racism without conditions. Pleasure Dome recognizes that an act of racism occurred and we were publicly silent. We were dismayed, powerless, and perplexed at how to intervene, and this limited our ability to act in solidarity. Here and now, we apologize for […]
“Unless the past and future were made part of the present by memory and intention, there was, in human terms, no road, nowhere to go.” ~Ursula K LeGuin, The Dispossessed All good science fiction warns against losing the spirit of inquiry to normative control structures. Yet the visionaries of the past can become the future […]
BOOK LAUNCH AND RETROSPECTIVE SCREENING Pleasure Dome is pleased to announce the Canadian Film Institute’s launch of Christine Lucy Latimer – Media Archeologist (edited by Mike Hoolboom), a new book featuring artist essays, reflections, poems, and creative responses to the work of Toronto’s own Christine Lucy Latimer. To celebrate this launch, Pleasure Dome is presenting […]
In recent years, with the election of right-wing and fascist politicians around the world, the link between fascism and capitalism has become impossible to ignore. Of course, since it was left to fester for so long, capitalism has reached its inevitable zenith, reaching that time that we have been warned about for decades, the age […]
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 […]
BUMP TV x Pleasure Dome “Alter Ego Citadel” Application BUMP TV and Pleasure Dome are seeking submissions for a residency project/commission in which the artist will create a 15-minute short film, experimental moving images or cinema project in the BUMP TV studio. We are looking for submissions that explore themes of constructed and performed identities, […]