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Pleasure Dome’s 14th annual New Toronto Works Show, curated by Rachel McRae, David Frankovich and Jamie Phelan is a diverse and engaging selection of recent experimental film and video by both established and emerging Toronto artists. Don’t miss this celebration of cutting-edge works from the Toronto underground. Programme: Pre-screening: iSwallow, David McCallum (performance) Screening Part […]
Sponsored by Vtape & CFMDC Start your year up right at New Toronto Works Show, Pleasure Dome’s 11th annual celebration of new experimental work in installation, short film and video by local artists. Grab your best friend and swing by the Latvian House for an eye-popping sampling of recent work. See what your favourite next-door […]
One year after the inauguration of George Bush’s New World Order with the January 16th invasion of Iraq, Pleasure Dome presents a program examining the use of cinema and television during wartime. The latest wrinkle in a history of audio-visual propaganda that stretches back to World War I, the Gulf conflict was truly a ‘media […]
Phillip Barker has, with works like Trust a Boat and Magnetic Fields, taken film out of the theatre and into the realm of public spectacle. Both of these events were mounted on an epic scale, using multi-storey buildings as screening surfaces and performance sites. (Many will remember the excitement generated last summer by the staging […]