These works have been acquired for distribution by Vtape within the last six months. Not all of the videos are necessarily new, as older works are sometimes brought into distribution.
2018, 60:00 minutes, colour
BIPOC communities are disproportionately underrepresented in all media. How do past images unearthed from personal and institutional archives come to shape new stories? This collection of six short films examine how archival material can complicate our understandings of Canada’s many histories and identities. Funded by… ⊕
2019, 273:00 minutes, Colour
DISTRACTED BLUEBERRY follows a performance art band through a series of poetic encounters.Masculine tropes are undone to form a relationship between male sexuality and the human death drive. The body, violence and humour are positioned in the larger context of nothingness and somethingness, bridging a tension between… ⊕
2013, 06:10 minutes, Colour
I made this video in 2013 with my friend Ethan who was nine. Here Ethan shares his memories, opinions, and experiences about le printemps eìrable (Maple Spring), a 2012 Quebec-wide student movement that took to the streets in daily marches to protest tuition increases against the Charet government. An avid photographer… ⊕
INCLINATIONS began as a moment of ‘crip’ play. Alice Sheppard and Danielle Peers finding themselves on a 90-foot ramp on “social street”: the main entrance of the Kinesiology building at the University of Alberta. After a lifetime of climbing awkward, ugly ramps hidden away behind buildings with barely… ⊕