Annual General Meeting Annual General Meeting


All Members and Artist Affiliates of EMMEDIA
are invited to the Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 @ 6PM
EMMEDIA Screening Room – 2005 10 Ave SW

Light Snacks/Refreshments provided

We will be updating everyone on what EMMEDIA has been up to, as well as our plans for the year to [...]

Rita McKeough: Works – Book Launch Rita McKeough: Works – Book Launch

Published by EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society, TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary, and M:ST Performative Art Festival
Edited by Diana Sherlock
A publication launch featuring performances from emerging artists

Wednesday, October 4, 2018 / Doors at 6:00pm
Royal Canadian Legion #1 – 116 7 Ave SE
FREE Admission

Join us to celebrate the launch of our forthcoming publication celebrating the career of prolific Calgary artist Rita McKeough, that will be available in November 2018. The evening presents a conversation between Diana Sherlock and Rita McKeough as well as reading by Dr. Jeanne Randolph. Randolph will be presenting a special reading of Dr. Doolittle’s Death Diary, a text included in the publication. The evening also includes performances by Jaime McDonald + Signy Holm, NIK, and Toni Cormier. Light refreshments will be available.

Ideational Apraxia Ideational Apraxia

Kerry Maguire & Gwen Morgan
Part of M:ST Performative Art Festival

Exhibition Dates: October 2 – November 3, 2018
EMMEDIA Screening Room
Gallery Hours: Tuesdays – Saturdays @ 12-6PM (Closed October 6 for Thanksgiving)
Performance: Tuesday, October 2 @ 8:00 PM

Ideational Apraxia is a collaborative video and performative artwork in which the artists, as their abjectly cartoon­ish housewife alter egos, take to home economics and moments of domes­tic leisure in ways that promise to be wrong, botching each task as a means towards generative thinking and doing.

AlterNATIVE: Balance AlterNATIVE: Balance

Curated by Jared Tailfeathers
Presented as part of Alberta Culture Days with the support of the Government of Alberta

Friday, September 28, 2018 @ 7-9PM
Plaza Theatre – 1133 Kensington Rd NW
FREE Admission

Featuring films by: Jackson 2bears, Kez Lefthand, Kelli Rae Morning Bull, Kelton Stepanowich, Trevor Soloway and Amber Twoyoungmen
And performances by: Chantal Chagnon, Curtis Lefthand and Elizabeth Potskin

EMMEDIA is proud to present Balance as part of the AlterNATIVE Indigenous Film Series, which showcases the rich landscape of works produced by Indigenous artists. This edition, curated by Jared Tailfeathers, features artists and filmmakers that deal with the challenges of being able to balance tradition and contemporary practices, while properly finding a positive equilibrium in their cultural identity. They proudly stand for Indigenous Peoples creative growth and mighty voices, while honouring their roots and dreaming of the future.

AlterNATIVE: Panel Discussion
Saturday, September 29, 2018 @ 1-3PM
CSIF Flex Space – #100, 1725 – 10 Ave SW (Back Alley Entrance)

Moderated by Jared Tailfeathers
Featuring Danni Black, Chris Jones, Curtis Lefthand and Keegan Starlight

This panel will discuss the challenges, issues and topics about balancing tradition in a contemporary world, and what resources are available for Indigenous artists where new ideas can be collaborated.

Crash Course on Creating Ilusions Crash Course on Creating Ilusions

Presented as part of Beakerhead
Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 1-4PM
Memorial Park Library – 1221 2 St SW
FREE, registration required at: https://www.showpass.com/creating-illusions/
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL! Email programming@emmedia.ca to be put on a waitlist!

If you are an artist who feels limited by your current canvases, have you thought about using a three-dimensional object? In this introductory workshop, you’ll learn the ins and outs of projection mapping onto 3D objects. Media artist Matthew Waddell will take you through short demos of Qlab and TouchDesigner to create art by turning one thing into something else.

Spectral Illuminations III Spectral Illuminations III

A Projection Mapping Exhibition
Presented with Beakerhead and Calgary Public Library

Friday, September 21, 2018 @ 8-11PM
Memorial Park Library – 1221 2 St. SW
FREE Admission

Featured Artists: Alec Brilling, Audrey Burch, Yu Dong, Jacqueline Huskisson, Bryce Maruk, Eden Slabe, Ursula Sokol, Teresa Tam, Aran Wilkinson-Blanc & Rebecca Reid, and Julian Zwack

Stroll around the beautiful, historic and – for one night only – magically lit up Memorial Park Library for some mesmerizing projection art. Inspired by the building’s past, artists explore its historical figments through light. Get your glow on!