PROGRAMMING EVENTS

Once Near Water Once Near Water

Vera Frenkel (Toronto)
September 10 – 24, 2010 @ 10-5PM (Monday to Saturday)
Opening Reception: September 10 @ 7PM
EMMEDIA Screening Room

EMMEDIA is honoured to be presenting the work of renowned Canadian multidisciplinary artist Vera Frenkel, a project that carries powerful resonances to the dissonance of Calgary’s urban and natural landscape. Once Near Water: Notes from the Scaffolding Archive is a work about a city cut off from its lake, and in trouble: where scaffolding serves as metaphor for both aspiration and loss.


FRESH CROP FRESH CROP

September 16, 2010 @ 7-9PM
The Plaza Theatre – 1133 Kensington Road NW

AFTERPARTY
Sam’s Bar & Grill – 1167 Kensington Cres NW

Scholarship Program Participants: marbella anne carlos, Josh Fraser, and Yvonne Kustec
Bars ‘n’ Tone Program Participants: Andrea Mann, Alex Moon, and Murray Smith

EMMEDIA supports the innovative and challenging work of a variety of artists working in an array of genres. Each year we invite applications for our production access programs and residencies which provide recipients with production resources and mentorship. Our support to media artists extends beyond video art to encompass the exploration of diverse forms of time-based art including: installation, documentary, narrative, animation and experimental film, performance, new media, audio, and web-based projects.


Impact Statements Impact Statements

IMPACT STATEMENTS: CRASH! Anthology of Critical Texts

Featuring esssays by:

Patti Dawkins, Jennifer Johnson, Tomas Jonsson, Yasmin Karim, Jennifer McVeigh,
Karilynn Ming Ho, Grant Poier, Ohmyasin, Lia Rogers, and Kristopher Weinmann

Edited by David Garneau

Launch and Reception: Sunday, September 19th, 7 p.m.
Editor David Garneau will be in attendance

Presented in conjunction with an encore screening of Prairie Tales 12: 12-6 p.m.


Squeeeeque! AKA the improbable igloo Squeeeeque! AKA the improbable igloo

July 22-25 2010
Alexis O’Hara (Montreal)
Calgary Folk Music Festival
Presented as part of the Calgary Folk Music Festival, Alexis O’Hara’s installation offers an opportunity for experimental folk dissonance.
Installed outdoors in a park setting, the amplified inward – facing speaker cabinets, assembled in the shape of a dome. The structure gains integrity as it is built higher, the [...]


EMMEDIA Summer Media Arts Camp EMMEDIA Summer Media Arts Camp

FOR AGES 13 – 17

CAMP ONE:
JULY 26 – 30, 2010
CAMP TWO:
AUG 23 – 27, 2010
9AM – 4PM
COST: $250 + GST

Participants will enjoy 5 days of fun and creativity through various forms of expression – narrative, documentary, experimental, public service announcements, audio/radio and web. Groups will leave with short original media arts work.


Rex vs. Singh Rex vs. Singh

August 27, 2010 7 – 9 p.m.
John Greyson (Toronto), Ali Kazimi (Toronto), Richard Fung (Toronto)
EMMEDIA Screening Room
Rex vs. Singh trailer
EMMEDIA presents this innovative collaborative video that draws out a little-known yet contentious narrative in Canada’s history. In 1915, two Sikh mill-workers, Dalip Singh
and Naina Singh, were entrapped by undercover police in Vancouver and accused of [...]


Prairie Tales 12 Prairie Tales 12

Friday, June 25th, 2010
7:00 PM
Plaza Theatre – 1133 Kensington Road NW
As part of the Sled Island Film Festival

Presented by Metro Cinema and the Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society (AMAAS)
with the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF), EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society and Quickdraw Animation Society (QAS)

Each year, Prairie Tales gathers a selection of some of the best short works made by Albertan media artists during the preceding eighteen months and assembles a feature-length showcase for their exhibition. Prairie Tales’ twelfth annual program consists of fourteen live-action, animated and experimental works.


AGITPROP10 AGITPROP10

June 19- July 2, 2010
Kika Thorne (Toronto), Dick Averns (Calgary), Jonathan Culp (Toronto), Jason Jones (New York)
Presented by The Near North Mobile Media Lab Collective (Huntsville, Ontario)
Media lab – http://www.nnmedialab.com
G8Project site – http://www.nnmedialab.com/projects
G8Project blog – http://www.g8summit2010.blogspot.com
G8Project video promo – http://www.vimeo.com/10901075
In partnership with the Near North Mobile Media Lab Collective, [...]


EM @ Sled Island Film EM @ Sled Island Film

EMMEDIA will be presenting 5 selections from our Production Access Program at this year’s Sled Island Film Festival.
Check out the line up at www.sledisland.com/film.


AMAAS Film Festival Symposium 2010 AMAAS Film Festival Symposium 2010

AMAAS Film Festival Symposium 2010
Saturday, June 26, 2010 from 9 AM – 6 PM
Hotel Alma, University of Calgary

The AMAAS symposium will explore issues in media arts programming, discuss funding strategies, and provide networking opportunities to those interested in the Province’s film festival and media arts programming community.