Now available online! Vtape & Visual AIDS present “Being & Belonging,” a program of seven short videos highlighting under-told stories of HIV and AIDS from the perspective of artists living with HIV across the world. If you missed the in-person screening, click through to the event page. Presented with support from AIDS Action Now! and Viral Interventions. ⊕
Past Events Archive
Oct. 7 – Nov. 5, 2022: Press the Record Button considers the video and material archive of the late Mi’kmaw artist Mike MacDonald to address broader questions about artists’ archives. It includes an eclectic mix of his source materials, from punk rock shows to anti-nuclear protests and testimony on court cases, as well as his collection of 7″ singles. ⊕
Watch Zachery Longboy’s brand-new video, Guardian of Sleep, on September 30, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. ⊕
Canada Day silences Indigenous voices, causing further marginalization of Indigenous communities. Vtape represents stories that celebrate reclamation, rematriation and the reestablishment of Indigenous knowledge. Click to stream Reclamation, 2018, 13:19 by TJ Cuthand, June 30th to July 8th, 2022. Reclamation… ⊕
Bachir/Yerex Presentation Space, 401 Richmond St. West, 4th floor. Tuesday–Saturday, 12-5 pm. Works by Mona Hatoum, Akram Zaatari, Nahed Mansour, Atefeh Khademolreza, Parastoo Anoushapour & Faraz Anoushapour, Rehab Nazzal, and Walid Ra’ad. Co-presented by Vtape & the Images Festival. ⊕
Since opening our doors in 1983, Vtape has presented a substantial program of screenings, exhibitions, artists’ talks, and publications. Events from recent years are represented here in this archive. This on-line resource reflects a unique combination of event-based programming and education dedicated to the development of video artists and new and diverse audiences. The Past Events Archive is organized by year, starting with the most recent events, and moving backwards through history.