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March 2013

Artist Talk: Juan Si Gonzalez

March 22, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Toronto Free Gallery

In this artist talk Juan Si Gonzalez will be discussing the process of creation for his past three exhibitions, discussing the concepts that drive them in great detail and the results of each. He will also be interacting with the audience throughout the whole piece and have photographic representations of these exhibitions to give his audience a firm grasp on the subject matter and how he is dealing with it - a taste of his work. In addition, he will…

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TRADITION MEETS MODERN music workshop

March 23, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Toronto Free Gallery,
1277 Bloor Street West
Toronto,
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Lalo Porto, Luciano Porto and Sergio Elmir present an audio-visual exploration of the African influence in Latin American music contrasting traditional and contemporary. A discussion panel will be supported by vinyl tracks, video samples and live demonstrations. Una exploración audio-visual de la influencia africana en la música latinoamericana contrastando lo tradicional y lo contemporáneo. Panel de discusión será apoyado con muestras de pistas de vídeo en vinilo de y demostraciones en vivo. Presentado por Sergio Elmir, Luciano Porto y Lalo…

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Afro-Latino Decolonial Creative Strategies

March 28, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
UofT (Borden Building),
563 Spadina Crescent
Toronto, Canada
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Artist: Raul Moarquech Ferrera-Balanquet Delinking from Eurocentric notions of Fine Arts is a difficult task, especially when U.S. Afro-Latino Queer artists have been trained at North American universities. This talk examines the decolonial creative strategies employed in the development of the project Mariposa Ancestral Memory. The presentation connects the present conditions of U.S. Latino and undocumented immigrant with the State policy toward undocumented Latina/os. Then, employing the strategy of ancestral memory paths, the talks interconnects the creative process to the…

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November 2013
Free

Latin American Cinema Masters Series 2013

November 27, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jackman Hall,
317 Dundas St. West
Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 Canada

The Latin-American Cinema Master Series is an event that showcases a film retrospective and a lecture of an internationally acclaimed Latin-American filmmaker paired with a local artists. The 2013 presentations will be held at the Jackman Hall located in the downtown core of Toronto (AGO). These series include a screening and master class accompanied by critical discussion with the artist. Supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation

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April 2014

Opening Reception: Weeds/Mala Hierba

April 4, 2014 @ 8:30 pm
BAVIA ARTS GALLERY,
898b St. Clair Ave. West 2nd Floor
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Exhibition Opening Reception Friday 4th (Light refreshments will be served)APRIL 4 - 28, 2014Bavia Arts Gallery898b St. Clair Ave. West. 2nd Floor. Toronto Gallery Hours: April 4 - 28, Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 - 18:00pm All exhibitions closed during long weekend: 18, 19, 20 of April     Mala Hierba / Weeds by Alexandra Gelis Opening Reception: Friday, April 4, 20:30pmArtist Talk: Saturday, April 26, 18:30pm Weeds, is an immersive sculptural sound space with video and electronic components that deal…

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Opening Reception & Artist Talk: Bosque Sonoro

April 5, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
New Adventures in Sound Art, Toronto Artscape Wychwood Barns,
601 Christie Street, Suite 252
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Off Screen: Bosque Sonoro  APRIL 4 - 28, 2014 New Adventures in Sound Art, Toronto Artscape Wychwood Barns601 Christie Street, Suite 252, Toronto Gallery Hours: April 5  – 12  (Tuesday-Friday: 13:00pm-16:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am-15:00pm) Galleries closed during long weekend: 18, 19, and 20 of April   Bosque / Forest Balam Soto Opening Reception: Saturday, April 5, 13:00pm - 15:00pmArtist Talk: Saturday, April 5, 14:30pm Forest is an interactive installation that incorporates touch technologies and light, generated by a minimalistic touch interface.…

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Performance – Toronto_05apr2014

April 5, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
New Adventures in Sound Art, Toronto Artscape Wychwood Barns,
601 Christie Street Suite 252
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Off Screen: BOSQUE SONORO Performance APRIL 4 - 28, 2014 New Adventures in Sound Art, Toronto Artscape Wychwood Barns601 Christie Street, Suite 252, Toronto Gallery Hours: April 5 – 12 (Tuesday-Friday: 13:00pm-16:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am-15:00pm)  Galleries closed during long weekend: 18, 19, and 20 of April   Toronto_05apr2014  Hector Centeno Opening Reception: Saturday, April 5, 13:00pm -15:00pmPerformance: Saturday, April 5, 13:30pm BIO: Hector Centeno is a new media artist working with sound, technology and interactivity. His sound art pieces, installation collaborations…

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Opening Reception & Artist Talk: The Books of Waiting / An Appropriated Self-portrait

April 6, 2014 @ 2:30 pm
TAC Art/Work Gallery,
568 Richmond Street West
Toronto, Ontario Canada

FRAGMENTED & APPROPRIATED Memories Exhibition APRIL 4 - 28, 2014Opening Reception: Sunday, April 6, 14:30pm TAC Art/Work Gallery568 Richmond Street WestGallery Hours:  April 4 - 15 (Tuesday - Saturday, 12:00 - 18:00pm)All exhibitions closed during long weekend: 18, 19, 20 of April Los Libros de Espera / The Books of Waiting Livia Daza-ParisArtist Talk: Sunday, April 6, 14:30pm The Books of Waiting is a series of diaristic videos projected onto three hand-made books that capture kinesthetic responses to childhood memories about state…

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Artist Talk: Alexandra Gelis, Weeds/Mala Hierba

April 26, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
Bavia Arts Gallery,
898b St. Clair Ave. West. 2nd Floor.
Toronto, Canada

Off Screen: Exhibition APRIL 4 - 28, 2014 Bavia Arts Gallery 898b St. Clair Ave. West. 2nd Floor. Toronto Gallery Hours: April 4 - 28, Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 - 18:00pm All exhibitions closed during long weekend: 18, 19, 20 of April   Mala Hierba / Weeds by Alexandra Gelis Opening Reception: Friday, April 4, 20:30pmArtist Talk: Saturday, April 26, 18:30pm Weeds, is an immersive sculptural sound space with video and electronic components that deal with the use of plants…

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April 2015

CURATING AND CREATING IN THE DIASPORA

April 3, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Beaver Hall Gallery,
29 McCaul Street
Toronto, Ontario M5T 1V7 Canada
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Curating and Creating in the Diaspora Friday, April 3, 3:30pm - 5:30pm Beaver Hall Gallery 29 McCaul Street Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1V7 Free Curators & Artists talk Artists: Gabriela Golder, Ximena Cuevas, soJin Chun, Nelly César Marín, Christian Jankowski Curators: Maria Alejandrina Coates, Zaira Zarza and Sinara Rozo Moderated By: Sinara Rozo The participating artists bring new and recent works to an ongoing and important conversation in modern and contemporary art. Since Immanuel Kant's “Critique of Aesthetic Judgement,” art has…

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October 2016

aluCine Latin Film+Media Arts Festival touring at the Intercontinental Biennial of Indigenous Art

October 12, 2016 - October 23, 2016

The anual aluCine Latin Film+Media Arts Festival in collaboration with the Indigenous School of Art/ Escuela indigena de las artes is proud to present a focus on Indigenous-made films and videos at the Intercontinental Biennial of Indigenous Art. The program will be touring to communities throughout Piura! Kicking off October 12th.in Piura, Peru. Please visit the website for updated tour locations and information on the program. http://www.bienaldearteindigena.com/indexNH/convocatoriaEN.html About the Tour
 The Tour is presented by the anual aluCine Latin Film+Media Arts Festival, in…

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June 2017

Game Up! Diversity and Decolonization in Video Games

June 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Gamma Space,
862 Richmond St W, Suite 300
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Saturday, June 10th | 4:00 pm | Gamma Space | 862 Richmond St W, Suite 300 | Free A talk and presentation of video games created by Latin American people, where panelists will discuss the impact of gaming culture in the creation and strengthening of our identity, as a connection between different cultures and as a language.    Panel Participants: GABRIELA AVEIRO-OJEDA (Dames Making Games). Presenting "I'll Take Care of It". Gabriela Aveiro-Ojeda is a freelance animator based out of Toronto, Canada.…

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Round Table: Collective Creative Creation in Indigenous Cinema

June 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cinecycle,
129 Spadina Ave
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Sunday, June 11th | 5:30 pm | CineCycle | 129 Spadina Avenue | Free The Author theory has been the dominant model of film production, a model that maintains a vertical hierarchy and that doesn't work within the cultural values of all communities. Collective creation is a model very present in the audio-visual production in indigenous communities, in the development of films that represent their lives and cosmologies. Cooperation is at the centre of this model that is based on horizontal relations and the…

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