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Past Events Archive
Congratulations to Jenn E Norton, whose installation at this year’s Hybrid Art Fair in Madrid, hosted by Vtape, was awarded Best Exhibition! ⊕
Five Vtape artists are among this year’s winners of the Governor General’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Visual and Media Arts – Deanna Bowen, Dana Claxton, Ruth Cuthand, Jorge Lozano, and Zainub Verjee. They join the 26 other artists whose works are in distribution at Vtape who have received the award since its inception in 1999. ⊕
ariella tai will be exploring black performance and cultural vernacular as techniques towards subversion, interruption and obfuscation in video work during their residency at Vtape. ⊕
February 5–29, 2020, Bachir/Yerex Presentation Space (4th floor, 401 Richmond St. W.). Open Mon.–Fri. 10am–5pm, Sat. 1-5 pm. These four videos by international artists highlight ruptures in the relationship between police and the people they are sworn to protect. ⊕
Since opening our doors in 1983, Vtape has produced an impressive list of exhibitions and publications. Events from recent years are represented here in this archive. This on-line resource reflects a unique combination of event-based programming and education dedicated to the development of video artists and new and diverse audiences. The Past Events Archive is organized starting with the most recent events, and moving backwards through history.