Past Events Archive


Vtape’s office is closed due to concerns over the spread of COVID 19 in Ontario and worldwide. We will re-open as soon as possible, and in the meantime we are responding to email and Media Requests, delivering files, and scheduling delivery for future dates. 

Congratulations to Vtape’s new Governor General’s Award Winners!

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: the researcher is present

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. 

LAW & (DIS)ORDER, curated by Noor Alé & Claudia Mattos

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.