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Abandoned, wish and Officer Tuba Meets Happy Ghost by soJin Chun (2018, 2018 & 2011). soJin Chun is a Toronto-based artist working in video and installation. Chun’s experience living in the Korean diaspora in Bolivia and Canada influences her work, which looks at the idiosyncratic moments of everyday life in its inconclusive and contradictory nature. Chun is interested in telling narratives that emerge in-between cultures in contemporary times.
Views From Home: Facing North by Edie Steiner (2019 / 5.39 / Canada). This project explores the changing view from Steiner's home on the Toronto waterfront from 2004 to late 2019 and is a record of rapid urban development over multiple seasons.
Hello, Goodbye by Sarah Rotella (2019 / 4:14/ Canada). An LGBTQ+ story of an entire relationship in its most powerful and emotional first and last moments.
Two questions by Zachary Clarence & Juhi Sharma (2019/ 5:47 / USA). Two questions to help prevent sexual assault.
Il Raggio Silenzioso/The Silent Ray by Rossella Nisio (2019 / 18:39 / Netherlands). The man's presence lingers in the room that for years served as his study. Present and past intertwine as he follows threads of his memory and recalls events from the time of his participation in the colonial war against Ethiopia in 1935-36.
Activate NDN Consciousness by Natalie King (2019 / 6:06 / Canada). A powerful short which combines found footage of harmful Indigenous portrayals with contemporary NDN protest and revolt.
Notes from the Anthropocene by Terra Long (2014 / 14:00 / Canada). Filmed in both black-and-white and vibrant super 16mm colour film, "Notes from the Anthropocene" is a sensory elegy to the dinosaur. The dinosaur icon shifts between narratives of extinction, human exceptionalism, and power.
Waiting(انتظار) by Erum Khan (2019 / 11:17 / Canada). A young woman journeys to visit her grandmother. What transpires between the unsaid and silence propels into a prolonged moment of tension and desires of connection.
ENG Europe by Peter Dudar (2019 / 35.52 / Canada). In 1972, experimental dancer/choreographer Lily Eng and visual artist/filmmaker Peter Dudar created a partnership called Missing Associates. They initiated the first wave of experimental dance in Toronto galleries, then performed coast to coast in North America.
The Dandelion Club by James Knott (2019 / 12:18 / Canada). A gang of queer kids stylishly loiters about town. Pollinating. A collective resistance that collects at the margins of society and develops even on its fringes.