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OUTPUT: New Works by SAW Video Grantees

Featuring new works by Lynda Hall, Rachel Gray, Liliana Reckless, Edgar Hernandez, Gillian Kirkland and Andrew Letourneau, and Matthieu Hallé. SAW Video Media Art Centre is proud to present the 2019 edition of OUTPUT, our second annual screening of new works by participants of the centre’s granting programs. Six works by Ottawa-based emerging, mid-career and […]

Plan F: Human Resources for Arts Workers

Do you feel uncomfortable asking to be paid artist fees? If an institution has failed to pay you for your exhibition or the sale of your work in a reasonable amount of time, who would you report that to? How can you protect yourself as a freelancer/artist in organizational policy and without it? Have you […]

Human Resources for Arts Workers

Do you feel uncomfortable asking to be paid artist fees? If an institution has failed to pay you for your exhibition or the sale of your work in a reasonable amount of time, who would you report that to? How can you protect yourself as a freelancer/artist in organizational policy and without it? Have you […]

Video in Contested Places

Join media artist and activist Kit for a talk on their experiences during the opposition to the Coastal GasLink LNG pipeline by the Wet’suwet’en First Nation in British Columbia. Kit was part of a media team present at the Unist’ot’en camp during the escalating conflict with the RCMP. Video in Contest Places will focus on […]

Girls, Girls, Get That Cash

Why is getting paid for your work as an artist often a battle? Does talking about getting paid make you feel weird? Tired of having people offer you “exposure” instead of paying you for your work? Yes? Okay, let’s get you paid. This workshop will focus on navigating the freelancer world of video and media […]

Night School: Alternate Realities

Night School is a four-part free lecture series on media art at SAW Video.  Alternate Realities will explore forms of virtual reality, ‘art gaming’, interactivity and animation. Participants will be introduced to the history of and significant artists in these forms by lecturer and SAW Video Technical Director Christopher Payne. Discussion will be centered around […]

Art’s Possible Worlds

SAW Video’s Knot Project Space continues its Video in the Public Sphere Speaker Series with LA-based artist and writer Amanda Beech, who will deliver an artist talk and screen a selection of her works. A reception for Beech’s multi-channel video exhibition Covenant Transport, Move or Die, on view from March 9th – April 6th, will […]