Dennis Day Auto Biography (et autres fictions)
Opening and special projection on Thursday, October 6, at 9 pm
Conference on Sunday, October 9, at 2 pm
Dennis Day’s video works raise important issues such as public vs. private identity, cultural shame, production value as content, and the relationship of video art to television. His unique voice is expressed in works which are known for their strong use of editing, rich colours and humour.
Dennis Day was born in Grand Falls, Newfoundland, in 1960. He studied classical music and psychology before graduating in media-based art from the Ontario College of Art in Toronto in 1984. Dennis Day has been producing video works since 1984 and has been significantly involved in Toronto’s video community. His videos have been selected for numerous festival competitions and exhibitions around the world. They are included in a number of important collections worldwide, and have been broadcast on CBC, TV Ontario, PBS (U.S.A.) and NIIK (Japan). Fondness for lobster is an inherent component of Dennis Day’s DNA.