Aaron Pollard Roberto Santaguida The Moving Image within Contemplative Spaces

Date(s): Friday, Oct 180, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday, Oct 190, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, Oct 200, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Location:

New Media Lab – Cost: $75

Training

Une salle faiblement éclairée avec des projections d'art numérique abstrait sur trois murs et sur le sol, chacune affichant des motifs complexes et compliqués. A dimly lit room with digital, abstract art projections on three walls and the floor, each displaying complex, intricate patterns.

© Roberto Santaguida, National Asian Culture Center, South Korea, 2022. Photo : Jeong Ran

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Made possible with the support of Compétence Culture, Programme Intervention Compétences, REPAIRE and the Government of Quebec.

The workshop The Moving Image within Contemplative Spaces aims to explore the presentation of time-based work in gallery or museum settings while considering the influence of cinematic, televisual and social media languages on video installation. Over the three days of training, we will address the concepts of contamination and of collusion, seeing them as both problems and generative forces in the exploration of audiovisual installation possibilities.  

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Une salle faiblement éclairée avec des projections d'art numérique abstrait sur trois murs et sur le sol, chacune affichant des motifs complexes et compliqués. A dimly lit room with digital, abstract art projections on three walls and the floor, each displaying complex, intricate patterns.

© Roberto Santaguida, National Asian Culture Center, South Korea, 2022. Photo : Jeong Ran

Aaron Pollard is a multidisciplinary artist from Montreal who has been producing and presenting video art and multimedia performances since the early 1990s. His works have been shown in Canada and abroad. He studied at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design and Concordia University, where he completed an MFA. He is the co-founder of 2boys.tv. He was researcher and head of OBORO’s multimedia sector for 20 years.

https://2boys.tv/

Since completing his studies in film production at Concordia University, Roberto Santaguida’s films and videos have been shown at more than 300 international festivals. He has also taken part in artist residencies in numerous countries, including Iran, Romania, Germany, Norway, and Australia. Roberto is the recipient of the K.M. Hunter Artist Award, the Chalmers Arts Fellowship and a fellowship from Akademie Schloss Solitude in Germany. 

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