On Wednesday, March 8th, at 6 pm EST, Pleasure Dome will be holding a virtual book launch for its first e-book publication, Imagining Futures of Experimental Media. This e-book is co-edited by Aaditya Aggarwal, Elida Schogt, and Fan Wu and contains contributions from several A/CA members.
Click the link below to purchase the book through Kobo and/or see Pleasure Dome's press release below for more information on the e-book and its launch event:
And click this link to access the Zoom meeting for the launch event (free with no registration required):
Pleasure Dome is pleased to announce the launch of its very first e-book, Imagining Futures of Experimental Media (2023). Edited by Aaditya Aggarwal, Elida Schogt, and Fan Wu, and designed by Rupali Morzaria, this digital publication was made possible through the generosity of the Canada Council of the Arts’s Strategic Funds & Initiatives: Digital Now Grant.
Contributions by Aaditya Aggarwal, Angel Callander, Lena Chen, Eli Hirtle, Gladys Lou, Renata Azevedo Moreira, Divine Ndemeye, Dhvani Ramanujam, Darian Razdar, Cody Rooney, Elida Schogt, and Fan Wu.
This book is published by Pleasure Dome in collaboration with the National Indigenous Media Arts Coalition whose priority is to support, promote, and advocate for Indigenous media artists and arts organizations, and OddSide Arts, a cultural arts not-for-profit that fosters a space for Afro-descendants, especially women, gender-expansive and LGTBQ+ folks, to theorize, create, and contribute to the development of the equitable future.
Pleasure Dome gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts. This publication was made possible through their Strategic Funds & Initiatives: Digital Now grant.
Special thanks to Theresa Slater, Queen Zakiyyah Kukoyi, Nico Taylor, Jennifer Smith, Lauren Fournier, Sylvia Nowak, Jennifer Laiwint, and Katherine Connell for their support on this project.
Cover image by Taylor Ableman
Launch event, free and open to the public:
Wednesday, March 8 at 6pm-7pm (online via zoom)
Tune in to the zoom meeting here.
The e-book is available to purchase for $10.00 CDN through the Kobo Bookstore. All proceeds go directly back into Pleasure Dome, supporting the work of artists and filmmakers—especially those from equity-seeking groups.
An audiobook version is forthcoming in spring 2023.
The launch will be one hour and feature readings of short excerpts from the text by our writers.