Past Events Archive

Videos Exploring HIV and AIDS

Still Beginning: Sunday Dec. 1 @ 3pm in the Bachir/Yerex Presentation Space, 4th floor @ 401 Richmond St. W. AIDS Action Now, Vtape, Archive/Counter Archive & Visual AIDS present new Canadian and American short videos that explore HIV and AIDS today, navigating courage, anger, and activism. Videos by Alison Duke, Shanti Avignan, Carl George, Nguyen Tan Hoang, Andrew Zealley, Viva Ruiz, Iman Shervington, Jack Waters/Victor F.M. Torres, Derrick Woods-Morrow, and Phillip Pike. 

‘Empty History’ curated by Adam Barbu

Nov. 20-Dec. 14, 2019 in the Bachir/Yerex Presentation Space, 4th floor, 401 Richmond St. W. Opening reception Wed. Nov. 20, 6:00-8:00pm.

This exhibition, curated by recent Researcher in Residence Adam Barbu, explores “the ways in which artists use video to un-work the narrative conventions of queer history,” and includes videos by Deirdre Logue, Lucas Michael, and Paul Wong, and a sculptural work by Lucas Michael. 

Vtape At the 36th Kassel Dokfest

Vtape is excited to participate in this year’s Kassel Dokfest’s Distributions in Profile: Vtape & CFMDC on

Sat, Nov 16th 2019 | 03:30 pm


Midi Onodera in conversation with Lulu Wei

VTAPE AND REEL ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL CO-PRESENTATION FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019  @5:00PM IN THE BACHIR/YEREX PRESENTATION SPACE 4th floor @401 Richmond St. W., suite 440 Speculating on Fictions / Dreaming in Colour: a programme of work by Midi Onodera in… 

Sincerely, Warmly essay by Daniella Sanader

Taking her curated screening Sincerely, Warmly as a jumping-off point, this text poetically stitches together Daniella Sanader’s archival research notes, citations, and present-day reflections in a format that explores the parallels between watching video art and writing letters.