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March 3, 2018

Samedi 3 mars 2018, 21h à 1h - Studio 303
---> GRATUIT <---
Commissaires: Kim-Sanh Châu et Guillaume Vallée

Joignez-vous à nous pour Nuit blanche à Montréal pour une soirée de projection d'oeuvres singulières! Deux programmes de 30 minutes en bou...

December 29, 2017


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7a*md8 Live Stream is the third and final stage of our multi-platform exploration of performative practices in the digital age. Artists in 7a*md8 Live Stream examine contemporary developments in the relationship between body, lens...

November 14, 2017

As part of Isolated Landscapes : Prairie Women in Video (1984-2009), Freya Björg Olafson presents MÆ - Motion Aftereffect

when: November 19 | 6:30pm
where: Winnipeg Film Group Studio | 304-100 Arthur Street
cost: FREE!

MÆ - Motion Aftereffect intends to reveal how virtual reality technology can destabil...

November 14, 2017

With films from Winnipeg Film Group (WFG), Video Pool (VP) and the National Film Board (NFB)

Leslie Supnet – Sun Moon Stars Rain (3.5 min | 2009)

Alison Davis – The Origin of Ocean Rabbit (4.5 min | 2010)...

June 21, 2017

Cet été, j'aurai la grande plaisir de participer aux VIIIe Jeux de la Francophonie à Abidjan en Côte d'Ivoire comme membre de Équipe Canada. J'y présenterai une version de CPA [Consistent Partial Attention]. Voyager de Winnipeg pour participer aux Jeux est: Philippe Larouche, née à Laval, Québec il vit ma...

May 20, 2017

Coming up right around the corner we will be performing CPA in Montreal!

Concept& Direction: Freya Björg Olafson
Performers: James Phillips, Freya Björg Olafson & Kalliane Brémault
Lighting Design: Hugh Conacher
Adapted by: Jaymez Jansen
Costume Design: Wanda Farian
Photo: Josh Dookhie, pictured...

December 24, 2016

Opening reception: January 12, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Gallery 1C03
Formal remarks at 4:30 p.m. with University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Annette Trimbee and University of Winnipeg Film Professor Howard Curle.

Conversation with Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, and Alison Gillmor: Januar...

December 21, 2016


A panel comprised of David Diamond (collector and artist), Exonemo (artist collaborative), Ceci Moss (curator), Christiane Paul (curator), Roddy Schrock (curator and Eyebeam director), and Caroline...

November 21, 2016

Français a suivre.

8 DAYS is an intensive encounter open to all artists who place dance & choreography in the foregrounds of their artistic work. This gathering of choreographers is open to artists living and working in Canada and Canadian artists living and working abroad.

The ongoing 8 DAYS project addres...

November 21, 2016

Freya Björg Olafson | Contortion Date | 2010, signed 2016 | graphite on paper | 8.5 x 11 in

Contortion Date is a graphite work by Winnipeg-based intermedia artist Freya Olafson, which places a spatially decontextualized, contorted female figure that gazes back at the viewer. Offering a pleasant discomfort...

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