These works have been acquired for distribution by Vtape within the last six months. Not all of the videos are necessarily new, as older works are sometimes brought into distribution.
2019, 19:17 minutes, colour
But You’re Not Black opens on Toronto’s Caribana, which Danielle Ayow has attended for most of her life. The festival represents her parents’ Trinidadian culture, but Danielle is also Chinese and visibly so. She struggles with how people see her background, and how she should see herself.Danielle’s… ⊕
2019, 04:00 minutes, colour
Mysterious collage meticulously observes a woman producing a screen print of herself. A second red layer contaminates the image. This then doubles when the pattern is also applied to her clothing. A miniature on reality and reproduction with melancholy audio collage.
Queer Lines is an 18-min performance-for-the-camera that came out of an at-home residency with FADO Performance Art Center in the spring/summer of 2021. The process I undertake as an artist is an investigation into the subject-object binary. By using my own body in my performances, I experience the blurry zones of the human… ⊕
2022, 60:00 minutes
In January, 2013, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador announced a 5-year hunting ban on the George River Caribou Herd, a decision made in the wake of a dramatic and precipitous collapse of the herd’s population. Seven years on, with the ban still in place, the continued lack of access to caribou has manifested in… ⊕
2019, 31:39 minutes, Colour
DBtH! is a silent looping video projection intended for screening on public surfaces in gay neighbourhoods across Canada. It beckons viewers with sensuous displays of queer public affection paired with scrolling text that both provokes and informs. This site-specific work claims public space for queer intimacy and political… ⊕