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.
2012, 44:49 minutes, colour
Several venues in Vancouver and Abbotsford are taken over by rival gangs of cool alley cats (Kutz) and junkyard dogs (Dawgs), at war in the Fair Verona Junkyard – thanks to a ground-breaking community-engaged collaborative musical theatre project that was three years in the making.The Russian Hall in Vancouver, Matsqui… ⊕
2019, 29:46 minutes, colour
By These Presents: “Purchasing” Toronto is an absurdist examination of the Toronto “Purchase”, a controversial treaty between the British and Mississaugas covering much of modern-day Toronto. Organized in three acts, By These Presents uses dance, large-scale puppetry, and humour to chronicle the… ⊕
2019, 06:51 minutes, Colour
The electric chair was born from the need for a sacrifice to the gods of progress. Based on Th. Metzger's 'Blood and Volts'.
2019, 01:21 minutes, Colour
Google's sister company Sidewalk is proposing a large urban development project in Toronto - without any prior development experience. Privacy, privatization and governance concerns are worrying residents and government alike, despite a massive two-year lobbying campaign by Google. Ambiguous language in the proposal suggests… ⊕
2019, 01:10 minutes, colour
Google is planning to build a smart city in Toronto through their sister company sidewalk labs. There is no option for residents or for visitors to opt out of urban data collection or safeguards for children, but there should be. The SMART CITY series of PSAs provide a primer on the fundamentals of “smart cities”,… ⊕