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01. STORAGE | The Map of All Possible Paths | AUG 17
03. Hungry Ghost Cinema | Animated Bike-In 2007 | AUG 16
04. Morris and Helen Belkin | Glenn Ligon: Some Changes | til AUG 19
05. Fiona Bowie and Rebecca Belmore | OPEN CALL 4 outdoor portrait | AUG 18
08. Balcone | Become a member | AUG 20
09. Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society | Superstar Office PA | SEP 1-2
10. | Peel Slowly and See | Listen every FRI
11. SAAG | Job Posting: Curator | Lethbridge
12. VIDEO POOL | Call for curatorial proposals | Winnipeg
13. Open Studio | Visiting Artist Residency Program | Toronto
14. Antimatter Underground Film Festival | SEPT 21 to 29, Victoria
15. Signal and Noise | call for submissions |

01. STORAGE | The Map of All Possible Paths | AUG 17
The Map of All Possible Paths
Marissé Aguilar - Chris McCarroll - Momoko Usami

Opening Reception Friday August 17th from 7 pm.

Through photography, video, and sculptural forms, the artists in The
Map of All Possible Paths consider the interstice between empirical
and imaginative navigation, and investigate the impact of contemporary
culture on mimetic experience.

Marissé Aguilar's photographs: November 06,01, and November 06.02
(2007), are part of a series of nocturnal landscapes with starry
skies. The movements of the stars have been studied and recorded for
eons. They are used at times to direct both ships, and individuals'
lives. Aguilar's photographs record her own movements through the
image's frame as she directs a flashing light at the camera, creating
traces of an absent past.

Chris McCarroll's video work We Are Not Home Free, (2007) is a looping
video projection comprised of excerpted footage from Carl Sagan and
Anne Druyan's classic PBS miniseries Cosmos: A Personal Voyage.
Through the resurrected (and reinstated) figure of Sagan, the piece
seeks to reconstitute past images of historical-materialist reverie as
objects for contemporary awe.

Momoko Usami's ceramic and textile based works often tell stories
inspired by the everyday. In her work the complexities of life unfold
in beautifully rendered details. Her recent mixed media sculpture View
(2007), depicts the gulf between the pre-linguistic imaginings of a
child and the domestic conflicts that surround it.

The exhibition runs until September 1st.

4393 St. George Street (5 blks. East of Main at 28th)
Vancouver, B.C. V5V 4A3
P: (604) 877-0842
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FRI | AUGUST 17 | 7:00 pm | Cinematheque
Directors in attendance

Programmed by Amy Lynn Kazymerchyk, Christina Zeidler and Allyson Mitchell

Freeshow Seymour is the tag-team alias for the collaborative works of Toronto
filmmakers Christina Zeidler and Allyson Mitchell, who have been sharing their
love for film craft, thrift shopping, and maximalist approach to art making
since 1994. Their collaboration is grounded in "Deep Lez", a posi-core practice
of reclaiming diss'ed and discarded feminist root values in performance,
writing, organizing, teaching, music, film, sculpture, and installation.

This retrospective resembles your childhood dress-up box and teenage hope chest.
Childhood trauma, puberty, fatphobia, queer fantasies, homophobia, feminist
epiphanies, misogyny, breakups and breakdowns, ballerina dreams, and ghost pets
are the tattered rags that Freeshow Seymour lovingly transform into dazzling
celluloid quilts. Wrap yourself in the Deep Lez Love.

Glitter Mitchell & Zeidler / 2003 / 16mm / 5min
Linda Barry Ina Unt Ina / 2007 / DV / 4min
Sssss Zeidler / 2002 / 16mm / 3min
Kill Road Zeidler / 2003 / 16mm / 14min
My Life in 5 Minutes Mitchell / 2000 / DV / 7min
Cupcake Mitchell / 1998 / Super 8 / 3min
Chow Down Mitchell / 1997 / Super 8 / 3min
Candy Kisses Mitchell / 1999 / 16mm / 3min
If Anything Should Happen Mitchell & Zeidler / 2003 / 16mm / 3min
Unca Trans Mitchell & Zeidler / 2005 / 35mm / 3min
Precious Little Tiny Love Mitchell / 2003 / Super 8 / 3min
Sea of Love Zeidler / 2003 / DV / 2min
Melty Kitty Mitchell / 2007 / Super 8 / 3min
Pink Eyed Pet Mitchell & L. Vaughn / 2002 / Super 8 / 3min
Traces Zeidler / 2001 / 16mm / 13min

Program running time: 72 mins

Amy Lynn Kazymerchyk is a super-8 filmmaker and lover of sad movies about small

Screening will be Followed by

Lazer Vag: A Dirty Dyke DIY Party
Friday August 17 / 9:00pm / Lick / $2/$5
Post party for Deep Lez Film Craft: The Stuffed and Sticky Films of Freeshow
Live performances by Freeshow Seymour, You've Got to
Move It Move It U-Haul Installation,
The Love Explosion, and Squeeze-Box.
Dance Party to follow.
$2.00 with Deep Lez ticket stub
$5.00 general admission

Made with Deep Love: Artist Talk and Craft Show & Tell
Saturday August 18 / 11:00 am / Brunch By Donation
764 East Georgia, Door A.
Join Allyson and Christina, the tag team behind Freeshow Seymour,
for a vegan brunch, artist talk and craft show and tell. Bring your own films,
textiles, music and velvet paintings to work on.
Share your process, techniques and philosophies with other Deep Lez artists and
adore each other.
Co-Sponsored by Seamrippers Craft Collective,

sponsored by lick

03. Hungry Ghost Cinema | Animated Bike-In 2007 | AUG 16
Animated Bike-In 2007
Vancouver, CST, BC, Canada
Thursday August 16, 2007 (after dark)
Call 604.682.3269x7466 on the day of for location

August 16th Hungry Ghost Cinema and allies present a one night
international festival of short animation in the urban outdoors. The
program features experimental animations from Canada, the U.S.,
Netherlands and Germany with a number of local artists present. Prepare
for experiments in low-fi, high-tech and all crossbreeds in-between
(including what may be the world's first collaborative mail art movie).
These sentimental tales and conceptual gestures expand the medium to
disorient, move and fascinate. In case of rain the screening will be moved
inside (if so please call the number listed for directions).

This screening forms another part in HGC's occasional collisions between
public space and contemporary cinema practices. The fabric of the city is
the host for these films.

Includes new (to Vancouver) and reused works by:

Amy Lockhart
Jo Dery
John Cannizzaro
Clare E. Rojas and Andrew Jeffery Wright
Amanda Thomson
Thorsten Fleisch
Charlotte Taylor
Ross Nugent
Skiilsltd/Judith van der Made
Collective mail art film (LIFT/Filmprint)
Jody Kramer
Stephen Wichuk and Cameron Latimer
Ricki Lee Owens
Tasha Brotherton
Malcom Sutherland
Barry Dupe
Heather Harkins
And more…

Please bring your own seating material etc….

For more information: or 604.682.3269x7466

Hungry Ghost Cinema world like to that our partners who made this project

Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society, Gallery Gachet, and the Purple
Thistle Centre.

04. Morris and Helen Belkin | Glenn Ligon: Some Changes | til AUG 19
Glenn Ligon: Some Changes

until Sunday August 19, 2007

Glenn Ligon: Some Changes surveys the breadth of the New York based
artists' oeuvre over the last seventeen years. Ligon is at the
forefront of a generation of artists who came to prominence in the
late 1980s on the strength of conceptually based paintings and
photo-text work that investigates the social, linguistic and political
construction of race, gender and sexuality. Incorporating sources as
diverse as James Baldwin's texts, photographic scrapbooks, and Richard
Pryor's stand-up comic routines, Ligon's art is a sustained meditation
on issues of quotation, the presence of the past in the present, and
the representation of the self in relationship to culture and history.

Over the past two decades Ligon's practice has incorporated painting,
installation, printmaking, sculpture, video, and recently, web-based
projects. His work appeared in Documenta XI, Kassel (2002), the XXIV
Bienal de Sao Paulo (1998) and the Venice Biennale (1997). His
extensive exhibition history also includes solo shows at the
Kunstverein Munich (2001), the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2000),
and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (1996).

Glenn Ligon: Some Changes is organized and circulated by The Power
Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, and
co-curated by Wayne Baerwaldt and Thelma Golden. The exhibition,
which has toured to galleries around the U.S.A., has been met with
critical success and Ligon's 2005 work Warm Broad Glow, was featured
on the cover of Artforum's May 2006 issue.

With the generous support of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual
Arts, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Peter Norton Family
Foundation, Albert & Temmy Latner Foundation and Toby Devan Lewis.
Additional support is provided by Hal Jackman Foundation, Judy
Schulich, The Broad Art Foundation, Gregory R. Miller, The Drake
Hotel, The Linda Pace Foundation and Dr. Kenneth Montague.

For more information contact Julie Bevan at (604) 822-3640 or

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia,
1825 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, Canada.

05. Fiona Bowie and Rebecca Belmore | OPEN CALL 4 outdoor portrait | AUG 18

Saturday AUGUST 18th
OPEN CALL . 250 East 2nd near Main. 12 - 430pm.
Fiona Bowie and Rebecca Belmore will be conducting an outdoor portrait
shoot for their upcoming public art installation. If you are
interested in having your image taken for
this project, come to 250 East 2nd between 12-430 pm.

This is part of the production of a permanent photography/video based
public artwork commissioned by the City of Vancouver for 1 Kingsway.

ONE NIGHT ONLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


On Wednesday August 22nd at 8:00 pm, come hear readings by poets Jason
CHRISTIE and Rob READ at KSW HQ (309-207 West Hastings, Dominion

CHRISTIE is the author of two books: Canada Post (Snare 2006) and
i-Robot Poetry by Jason Christie (Edge 2006).

READ is the author of O Spam Poams (Book Thug 2006).

Admission by donation. (Proceeds go to the poets).

Presented by Jamie Reid.

the KOOTENAY SCHOOL of WRITING 309-207 West Hastings St. Vancouver, BC
V6B 1H6 CANADA Phone: 604.313.6903 for details &
upcoming events

08. Balcone | Become a member | AUG 20
Become a member at Balcone's first AGM and afterparty!
Monday August 20, 2007 at 7pm sharp
Memelab at #202 - 1814 Pandora Street
(northeast of Commercial & Hastings)

Balcone is one of Canada's newest contemporary art organizations. Our
mission is to support and promote emerging Canadian artists by
focusing on curation, exhibition, research, criticism, and the
development of a professional practice.

One year ago, Balcone was incorporated by five emerging
artists/curators/historians in Vancouver. They are its founding
members. But in order for our society to grow, we would like to expand
our membership to others who share our passion for the arts. We would
like to invite local contemporary art supporters to become a member of
Balcone by attending its first annual general meeting (AGM).

At each AGM, the members of Balcone will elect amongst themselves the
board of directors for each year, the constitution and bylaws that the
board must follow in order to direct the society's activities, the
approval of financial statements, and how much annual membership fees
will cost (this year will be free). Thus members of our society are
essentially shareholders through general meeting.

After this short meeting, we will be having a small party with some
music, dancing, food, and drinks. Anyone is welcome to attend. For
more information about us, please visit

If you use Facebook, please join our group by conducting a search in
Facebook for Balcone. This is a great way to keep updated about our
upcoming programs.

09. Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society | Superstar Office PA | SEP 1-2
Superstar Office PA Workshop

Date: 01-02 September 2007
Location: Cineworks, 1131 Howe Street, back lane entrance
Cost: $90 Cineworks members; $125 non-members

This two-day workshop is an introduction to the entry level positions
available in a standard film production office, specifically catering
to those who have no prior knowledge of the workings of the film
industry. Details of the job of the Office PA will include the
standard business model film productions adopt, everything an office
production assistant should know about business etiquette, standard
production paperwork, and the details of day to day operations on the
job. Students will learn what is expected in terms of their work kit,
their knowledge of industry terms and their professional attitude. The
workshop will conclude with details of union and guild entry
requirements and how to go about obtaining work. Please come prepared
with a notebook and a pen.

Instructor: Sarah Collins
Sarah has over 14 years of production experience on set and in the
production office, mostly outside of Canada. Her experience is varied
and includes everything from high end commercials, TV series, feature
films, to newsreel work. For the past 6 years she has worked in the
production offices of the studio shows filming in Vancouver.

For more information, please contact Colleen Langford at

Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society was formed to promote and
encourage the production, distribution, and exhibition of independent
film in British Columbia. Functioning as a production co-operative,
Cineworks provides its members with the production equipment and
facilities, information related support structures and environment
necessary for independent filmmaking.

[t] 604.685.3841

10. | Peel Slowly and See | Listen every FRI
Peel Slowly and See: Interview with Alissa Firth-Eagland on Radio90

Peel Slowly and See is radio at the intersections of art and music.
Broadcasting out of Banff, Radio90 can be heard worldwide at
Listen every Friday 5-6 p.m. pacific time.

This Friday, August 17, Peel Slowly and See host PanPan will talk to
interdisciplinary artist-curator Alissa Firth-Eagland about her various
independent and professional projects, her former residencies at the Banff
Centre and the Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, and her views and
experiences in curating new media art in light of the Banff Centre's
current new media extravaganza, Interactive Screen.

Alissa Firth-Eagland is an interdisciplinary artist curator who works in
and between video, publication, web-based research, sound, performance,
public intervention, installation and gallery exhibition. Her curatorial
and art projects stem from a philosophy that compelling works mobilize a
breadth of new creative strategies. She commissions experimental projects
and partnerships between participants and initiates projects across
communities, institutions, and disciplines. Alissa was recently appointed
as Director and Curator of Media Arts at the Western Front Society.

11. SAAG | Job Posting: Curator | Lethbridge

Job Posting: Curator
The Southern Alberta Art Gallery is inviting applications for the
position of Curator.
The successful candidate will be a creative and innovative thinker
with a broad range of skills including an in-depth knowledge of
contemporary Canadian and international art, excellent communication
skills both written and oral, a deep commitment to the importance of
visual art and a passion to share that with diverse audiences.
Reporting to the Director and supervising the Assistant Curator, the
Curator is responsible for the research, planning, budgeting and
development of exhibitions, the production of exhibition catalogues
and related administrative duties. The Curator works closely with the
Gallery Educator to ensure that effective and relevant contemporary
art education programs are delivered to a broad audience.
An MA or MFA or equivalent education and experience with a
specialization in art history, communications or cultural studies is
required. Candidates must have five years of public art gallery
experience, including a significant history in the development of
exhibitions with a strong emphasis on contemporary art as well as a
track record of community interaction and collaboration. Equivalent
skills and experience will be considered.
In its 30 year history The Southern Alberta Art Gallery has evolved to
become one of Canada's leading contemporary art galleries. The gallery
is located in Lethbridge, a growing city of 82,000 which celebrates a
rich visual arts culture. The City boasts an active artist community,
several community galleries, an artist run centre, an extensive art
collection at the University of Lethbridge with its respected fine
arts school and dynamic visiting artist lecture series. The gallery is
currently planning for major renovations in 2008/09.
To apply, forward a letter of interest together with your curriculum
vitae to the address below. Please provide examples of curatorial
projects including publications, essays and other writing as well as
three letters of reference together with contact information. Your
application should include an indication of your salary expectations.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 5 p.m. September 24, 2007.
Marilyn Smith, Director
Southern Alberta Art Gallery 601 3rd Avenue South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 0H4
Note: Faxed or emailed applications will not be considered.
All applicants are thanked for their interest, however only those
selected for an interview will be contacted further.

12. VIDEO POOL | Call for curatorial proposals | Winnipeg

Call for Submissions:
Video Pool is now accepting curatorial proposals for a touring screening

Deadline: October 1, 2007

Video Pool is accepting proposals for a 60 - 90 minute thematic
package of single channel videos. This opportunity is open to
established, emerging or first-time curators in Winnipeg and beyond.
All thematic approaches will be considered, however, special
consideration will be given to projects that present the work of
Aboriginal and culturally diverse artists.

The purpose of the package is to unify artworks with an engaging theme
and to provide theoretical context for Video Pool's media arts
holdings. The package is intended to promote independent media artists
distributed by Video Pool, with a focus on developing
international audiences.

The curator is responsible for selecting the works to be included in
the package, writing a 2000 word contextual essay, overseeing the
design of discursive and promotional materials, the creation of
summary reports and contacting host venues for the tour of the
package. The curator may also choose to travel with the package,
dependent on funding, in order to introduce the package.
The successful curator will work with Video Pool Distribution
Department, reporting on a monthly basis, to coordinate and execute
the tour.

Pending funding approval, the curator will receive a total of $3000
for creating the package, submitting an essay and arranging the
tour. Video Pool will also support the curator's travel as required.
Proposals will be reviewed by a jury made up of Video Pool Staff,
Board and Producers Group Members.

How to Apply:
All submissions must be received by October 1, 2007 and must include:

* A statement of curatorial intent, including how the package will
promote the purchase/rental of Video Pool titles internationally
* A proposed list of titles for inclusion in the program
* A professional resumé or CV

Please address your submission to :
Video Pool Media Arts Centre
Re: Curated Package
300 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3B 1H3

For more information, to view previous successful applications, or
screen full length works from Video Pool's vault, contact Distribution
Coordinator Gabriel Schroedter at 204-949-9134 ext 2. Short clips and
descriptions of over 1400 works are available through the online
catalogue at .

13. Open Studio | Visiting Artist Residency Program | Toronto
Call for Submissions for Open Studio, Canada's leading print media centre

Exhibition Program in the Open Studio Gallery

Visiting Artist Residency Program

Guest Renter Program

DEADLINE: Submissions for all 3 programs must be postmarked on or
before September 15, 2007.

For more information about each program and guidelines on how to apply
for them, including digital submission requirements, visit .


Submissions are being accepted to exhibit in the Open Studio Gallery
for the period between April 2008 and July 2009.

Open Studio is an artist-run printmaking centre that presents a wide
range of print media-based works from traditional to experimental,
including work that, although not produced using traditional
printmaking techniques, shares through its conceptual concerns a
relationship to printmaking. Accepted formats include: 2 and
3-dimensional works, bookworks, digital and multi-media
installation-based work. Proposals by individual artists, groups and
curators will be considered. CAR/FAC Artist Fees are paid.

Mail Application to:

The Gallery Committee
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 104
Toronto, Ontario Canada
M5V 3A8

phone/fax: (416) 504-8238 E-mail:


Through this program, Open Studio is accessible to all professional
artists, with or without printmaking experience, to explore and
develop a new body of work through print media. Artists produce their
work in the Open Studio facilities followed by a two-person Visiting
Artist exhibition in the Open Studio Gallery.

Projects will be scheduled between September 2008 and April 2009.

Mail Application to:

The Visiting Artist Committee
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 104
Toronto, Ontario Canada
M5V 3A8

phone/fax: (416) 504-8238 E-mail:


Each year, Open Studio accepts Guest Renters who are established printmakers.

Guest Renters are responsible for securing their own funding to cover
travel and accommodation expenses if necessary. Artists will also pay
the appropriate studio area supply fee during their residency and will
be required to sign the standard studio rental contract.

Projects will be scheduled between September 2008 and June 2009.

Mail Application to:

The Guest Renter Committee
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 104
Toronto, Ontario Canada
M5V 3A8

phone/fax: (416) 504-8238 E-mail:

Open Studio 401 Richmond Street West, Suite 104 Toronto ON M5V 3A8

Phone/Fax: 416.504.8238
E-mail: Website:

14. Antimatter Underground Film Festival | SEPT 21 to 29, Victoria
Antimatter turns 10 this year, and you're invited to the party!

Antimatter Underground Film Festival
September 21 to 29, 2007 | Victoria, BC, Canada |

Dedicated to the exhibition and nurturing of film and video as art,
Antimatter has grown into the premier showcase of experimental cinema
in the west. Encompassing screenings, installations, performances and
media hybrids, Antimatter provides a noncompetitive festival setting
in Victoria, British Columbia, free from commercial and industry

The highest standards of curatorial practice are employed to build
thematic programs of innovative film and video selected from
international submissions. In addition, our annual Foreign Matter
series has become the incubator for hundreds of short films, all new
to North American audiences, compiled and contextualized by
international curators. Reciprocally, Antimatter delivers curated
programs of new Canadian work to international audiences through our
Foreign Matter tours.

Since 1998, the quality and creativity of its programming, commitment
to audience development, and respect for filmmakers and their work
have made Antimatter one of the most important media arts events in
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Antimatter Festival, to
be held from September 21 to 29. Over 250 films -- the largest line-up
to date -- which will be screened at venues Deluge Contemporary Art,
Open Space Arts Centre, Cinecenta and The Fifty-Fifty. Special Foreign
Matter programs will focus on work from Sweden, Brazil and Finland.
Deluge Contemporary Art will present the world premiere of You Are
Being Remembered, an exhibition of the new suite of films and words by
Victoria native and internationally acclaimed filmmaker/writer Clive
Holden. Concurrently, The Fifty/Fifty will host Aqui No Pasa Nada, a
special multi-media exhibition emanating from the battleground of
Oaxaca, Mexico, including the video compilation Resistencia Visual,
featuring work by Mal de Ojo TV, Bruno Varela, Héctor Ballesteros,
Gabriela León, Carlos Franco, Nadja Massun, Ana Santos, Luna Maran,
Juan Robles and Lucero González, curated by Isabel Rojas. Rounding out
the installation will be the pirate transmissions of Radio Planton and
photos, prints and drawings by prominent Mexican artists Demián Flores
and Antonio Turok, marking the first occasion their work will be
exhibited in Canada.

Antimatter will also feature musical performances and videos by
legendary Vancouver art-rock duo Mecca Normal on a double bill with
local heroes Run Chico Run, and the world premiere performance of
Lightbox, Alex MacKenzie's latest exploration and reconfiguration of
cinematic apparatus and emulsion.

Special invited programs include the sexadelic Xperimental Eros,
curated by Noel Lawrence and Craig Baldwin of Other Cinema, The Best
of Pixel This -- a program of videos celebrating the 20th anniversary
of the obsolete PXL 2000 toy video camera successfully adopted by
contemporary video artists as a low-fi cult medium, and the
extraordinary Lunchfilm series -- works commissioned by CineVegas
programmer Mike Plante for the cost of lunches he buys for
experimental filmmakers.

In addition to the festival proper, special events for filmmakers,
programmers, curators and the general public will abound. As an
anniversary gift to the people who truly make this festival possible,
Antimatter is giving free 2007 festival passes to filmmakers who have
participated in any previous edition of the festival.

Antimatter 2007 program guides will hit the streets of Victoria (and
our website) the first week of September.

A selection of film stills and video clips are available for print and
broadcast purposes.

Contact: Deborah de Boer, Director/Curator
Deluge Contemporary Art / Antimatter Underground Film Festival
250 385 3327 |

Antimatter Underground Film Festival
636 Yates Street, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 1L3
Tel/Fax: 250-385-3327 Email:
Web Site:

15. Signal and Noise | call for submissions |
Here comes the Signal and Noise call for submissions for our 2008 festival!

The theme for Signal and Noise 2008 is Media Intercourse.
We invite you to share your precious media fluids.





The 9th annual Signal and Noise will take place April 17 – 19, 2008 at the
VIVO Media Centre (Formerly Video In) in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The deadline for submissions is November 1, 2007 at 6 p.m.

Please forward this call to your membership, your friends, or any relevant
lists/posts that may assist us in getting the word out! We present the
work of local, national and international artists.

Your help in generating this call would be very gratefully appreciated!

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