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EVENT CANCELLED - Unpacking Conversation: Intergenerational Archival Engagement

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Davies Foundation Gallery, Agnes Etherington Art Centre
36 University Avenue
Kingston ON K7L 3N6
Canada

Event Description
It is with great regret that the upcoming Arnait Video Productions Artist Residency events have been cancelled. TUNE IN LIVE at 12:30PM to hear the converstion! Arnait exhibition continues to be open to the public, so please make a visit! Updated Friday March 13, 2020.
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Special Screening: ZERO PATIENCE (1993)

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Paradise on Bloor
1006 Bloor Street West
Toronto ON M6H1M2
Canada

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Archive/Counter-Archive is delighted co-host this special screening of John Greyson's ZERO PATIENCE, presented in partnership with Paradise Cinema's Queerly Beloved series and the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival! This will be the premiere of a newly restored version of the film. The digital transfer is a result of a collaboration between A/CA, Vtape and the Vulnerable Media Lab at Queen's University.
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Exhibition Tour of Inuuqatikka: My Dear Relations

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Davies Foundation Gallery, Agnes Etherington Art Centre
36 University Avenue
Kingston ON K7L 3N6
Canada

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This free, lunch-hour exhibition featuring "Inuuqatikka: My Dear Relations" is available on a drop-in basis.  A friendly and informed community docent will meet you in the Atrium before the guided gallery tour. This exhibition features video works, ephemera and production material created by Arnait Video Productions, the world’s leading women-centered Inuit filmmaking collective. The exhibition is presented in collaboration with Archive/Counter-Archive and the Vulnerable Media Lab.
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Working Papers Series: Jenn E. Norton | Imaging the Past

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Free Times Cafe
320 College St
Toronto ON M5T 1S3
Canada

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Join us for the third iteration of the Archive/Counter-Archive Working Papers Series, which brings together PhD students from different Universities to hear about exciting doctoral research in the area of archival studies. To kick off the new year, our speaker is Jenn E. Norton, a PhD candidate in the Visual Arts program at York University. Jenn E. Norton’s talk will be followed by a Q&A with the audience, moderated by our student curators, Michael Marlatt and Axelle Demus.
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Inuuqatikka: My Dear Relations Exhibition Launch

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Davies Foundation Gallery, Agnes Etherington Art Centre
36 University Avenue
Kingston ON K7L 3N6
Canada

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This exhibition features video works, ephemera and production material created by Arnait Video Productions, the world’s leading women-centered Inuit filmmaking collective. Arnait represents the voices of Inuit women across generations, addressing traditional knowledge and contemporary life. It is part of Arnait’s March 2020 artist residency at Queen’s Vulnerable Media Lab, which includes intergenerational dialogues, workshops, and screenings. Presented in collaboration with Archive/Counter-Archive and the Vulnerable Media Lab.
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Ad Hoc #26 Women Filmmakers, Embodiment, and Abstraction

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Room 222, Innis College, University of Toronto
2 Sussex Avenue
Toronto ON M5S 1J5
Canada

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This program presents eight short films created by women filmmakers between 1970-1995, which have been drawn from the collections of three experimental film distributors in the U.S. and Canada. Featuring Featuring little-seen films from Canyon, Film-Makers' Co-Op, and CFMDC.
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From Footnote to Main Text: Working with Minor Audiovisual Archives in Latin America with special guest Juana Suárez

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TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West
Toronto ON M5V 3X5
Canada

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Archive/Counter-Archive and TIFF Higher Learning are delighted to welcome special guest Juana Suárez to deliver a keynote on working with minor audiovisual archives in Latin America. This event is FREE and open to the public!
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Crossroads and The Exploding Digital Inevitable with special guest Ross Lipman

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TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West
Toronto ON M5V 3X5
Canada

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Archive/Counter-Archive and TIFF Higher Learning are delighted to welcome special guest Ross Lipman to deliver a keynote on Bruce Conner's CROSSROADS and Lipman's project THE EXPLODING DIGITAL INEVITABLE. This event is FREE and open to the public!
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How She Sees It: Women’s Films from the CFMDC

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Room IMA 307, School of Image Arts
122 Bond Street, Ryerson University
Toronto ON M5B 1X8
Canada

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Students in Izabella's Pruska-Oldenhof's "Issues in Film Curation and Exhibition" course in Ryerson's Film + Photography Preservation and Collections Management program worked with CFMDC on a very special film program, featuring works by Canadian women. This program is one of several initiatives directed by Ryerson’s faculty, who consist of several A/CA Co-Applicants and Collaborators.
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Working Papers Series: Lisa Sloniowski | Theorizing the Library

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Free Times Cafe
320 College St
Toronto ON M5T 1S3
Canada

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Join us for the second iteration of the Archive/Counter-Archive Working Papers Series, which brings together PhD students from different Universities to hear about exciting doctoral research in the area of archival studies. Our second speaker is York librarian and PhD Candidate in York’s Social and Political Thought program, Lisa Sloniowski. Her talk will be followed by a Q&A moderated by the event’s curators, Michael Marlatt and Axelle Demus.
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Public no. 57 “Archive/Counter- Archives”: Reading Group

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Room 407, Faubourg Building, Concordua University
1250 Guy Street
Montreal QC H3H 2T4
Canada

Event Description
Archive/Counter-Archive's Epistemologies of the Archive Working Group will be hosting a single-session reading group at Concordia University on Public’s summer 2018 issue entitled “Archive/Counter-Archives.” The reading group is open to all who are interested!
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