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.
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… ⊕
2023, 13:46 minutes
Featuring handmade costumes, masks and analogue overhead projection animations, The Trampled Devil presents a metamorphizing multiplicity of selves to reimagine the absent wooden body of the Archangel. Dizzying character transitions and a super-dynamic soundtrack pull the viewer into a tender, ecstatic and harrowing ritual,… ⊕
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… ⊕
2013, 12:12 minutes, Colour
Rituels Queer created by the collaborative team of Richard E. Bump and Ryan Conrad was filmed over the course of four sessions during 2009 and 2010. The intergenerational team chronicled one couples evolving relationship through various grooming, sexual and boyhood rituals (shaving, bathing, building a fort, etc.) This… ⊕
2022, 03:48 minutes, Colour
Balustrade (2022) is a myth-creation investigation of the fracturing of a friendship.