Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail – February 11

Location: Feminist Art Gallery – 25 Seaforth Avenue (Side Gate)

FREE – arrive early as space is limited

Cinenova is a non-profit womens’ film/video distributor based in London, UK. Cinenova is a source of very specific knowledge, a network and cultural community that engages directly with feminist film and video practice, and with the question of how to make this knowledge more publicly accessible. We are very pleased to present a series of events that access, activate and animate the Cinenova collection here in Toronto under the banner of Cinenova: All Hands on the Archive.

Join us twice every Saturday afternoon in February at the Feminist Art Gallery in Parkdale as local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select work from the collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

February 11

1-3 PM Natalie Kouri-Towe
Natalie Kouri-Towe is a Toronto-based academic and activist, completing her PhD in the department of Sociology & Equity Studies in Education and Women & Gender Studies at the University of Toronto. Her work examines transnational queer activism and the politics of solidarity, and her writing has been featured in publications such as FUSE, Briarpatch and Upping the Anti.

3-5 PM Logan MacDonald & Hazel Meyer
Logan MacDonald is a visual artist working in illustration, installation, performance, video, and photography, who received his MFA from York University. He was a member of the queer artist collective The Third Leg, which produced work published by documenta 12 and the journal LTTR. He collaborates with Hazel Meyer, a visual artist and aspiring athlete who completed an MFA at OCAD University in 2010. Hazel works primarily in installation, intervention and performance, with textiles and drawing.

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