August 13, 2015 @ 8-10PM
Blank Page Studio – 1221 B Kensington Rd NW
Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF) and EMMEDIA Gallery and Production Society are excited to celebrate the launch of our new joint publication, Luma. Merging the missions of CSIF’s Answer Print and EMMEDIA’s Handheld, Luma is a quarterly online publication that aims to expand critical dialogue about film and media art through essays, news, reviews, interviews, reflections, and photo/video essays. Luma will continue to move forward as a voice for Western Canadian filmmakers and artists, providing a much needed platform for discourse. For more information on Luma, please go to lumaquarterly.com
A Collection of Canadian Video Art Coast to Coast
Wednesday, July 15, July 29, August 5, August 19, 2015 @ 9 â€“ 10PM
Broken City Patio – 613 11 Ave SW
EMMEDIA is proud to present a summer series of outdoor screenings at the relaxing Broken City Patio, showcasing works from different media art centres coast to coast. Starting with the east coast of Halifax and ending in the west coast of Vancouver, experience a unique collection of Canadian video art from across Canada. Join us on a warm summer night as we survey contemporary and historical media artworks that experiment with the medium of video, while enjoying a refreshing pint!
A Few Perspectives on Copyright
Presented by EMMEDIA and Sled Island
Friday, June 26, 2015 @ 3:30PM – 4:30 PM
Theatre Junction Grand (Studio) | 608 – 1 Street SW
Moderated by Peter Hemminger with panelists Craig Fahner, Heather Kai Smith, Justin Waddell and more
From the rise of mashups to the explosion of media sampling and remix culture in the digital age, issues related to copyright, creative commons and ownership continue to evolve and respond to the realities of circulation, appropriation and privatization. Featuring musicians, visual and new media artists who explore sampling and appropriation in their practices, this panel will illustrate and interrogate the participatory networks that both enable sharing and encourage taking.