Welcome to Video Pool Media Arts Centre

Fund Application Deadline – Tuesday, May 3

Video Pool’s New Artist in Media ArtMedia Production and Wendy Geller Completion funds support the creation of new, independent media art works. Eligible projects include video, sound or web based art, installation or performance works that include a media art component, physical computing, robotic or experimental electronic art as well as biotech art.
Learn more and download guidelines and applications at:
http://www.videopool.org/funds/
If you have any questions please contact Andy Rudolph at vped@videopool.org


Video Pool Media Arts Centre  &  núna (now) present
Master Class with 2boys.tv & Alexis O’Hara
May 30 – June 03, 2016

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Since 2002, as 2boys.tv, Stephen Lawson and Aaron Pollard have pursued a collaborative art practice that traverses disciplinary boundaries and political frontiers.  They are active internationally and their beginnings as a duo emerged from Montreal’s wildly eclectic cabaret scene.  Subsequently they have toured a wide repertoire of transdisciplinary art works and performances to  museums, galleries, theatres, clubs, artist-run centres, universities, art biennials and festivals throughout the Americas, across Canada and to Europe.

Details: 2boys.tv and Alexis will lead a 5-day master class (3 hours per day, 1pm to 4pm, May 30 – June 3). Participants have opportunities to explore techniques of performance, video, sound making and editing. These workshops are ideal for newcomers and experienced performers. Please get in touch with Education Coordinator of Video Pool Andy Rudolph vped@videopool.org if you have questions. Workshop cost $60.

2boys.tv and Alexis O’hara will incorporate the workshop participants into their performance TESSERACT as part of the 10th annual núna (now) festival, open to the public, 8pm at the Millennium Centre, 389 Main Street, on the final day (Friday June 03).

Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Click here for more information.

Funding assistance for this workshop and performance is generously provided by the Manitoba Arts Council.

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Sound: A Comprehensive Audio Workshop Series
with Andy Rudolph

Sound: Introducing…andyphotolores

This class is a pre-requisite for the three workshops that follow it. A solid understanding of the fundamentals of audio is key to making great recordings.

  • Dates: Sat. April 23rd: 1pm – 5pm

Sound: Production

Roll Sound! With this workshop we’ll be exploring the ins and outs of recording audio in studio and on location.

  • Date: Thur. April 28th: 6pm – 10pm

Sound: Field

Open your ears… Effective field recording is about learning how to listen.

  • Dates: Sat. May 7th: 1pm – 5pm

Sound: Mixing

Audio post-production is a huge part of any film or video project.

  • Dates: Sat. May 28th & Sun. May 29th: 1pm – 5pm
For more information, click here!

Video Pool Annual General Meeting

Tuesday June 7 / 7pm

Video Pool Studio – 3rd Floor, 100 Arthur St.


booklaunchMarshall McLuhan + Vilem Flusser’s Communications + Aesthetic Theories Revisited – Now Available Buy in person or online!

This first full length publication from Video Pool includes discussions on McLuhan and Flusser’s influence on media and communication theory as it applies to contemporary and new media art, film, philosophy and politics. The book will be of immediate interest to readers and researchers interested in: distributed consciousness and telematics; cinema and causality; collective evolution; media and theology; digital culture; Occupy Wall Street and other political movements; cybernetics; contemporary technological art; the ideologies of clinical practice; asemic writing; institutional critique and many other topics.


The Work of Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan - DVD

The work of Shawna Demspey & Lorri Millan – DVD

Available now from Video Pool!
Purchase right here online or in person

Offering utopic feminist visions and poignant popular culture remixes, the work of Lorri Millan and Shawna Dempsey is a call to action. This collection offers a selection Millan and Dempsey’s films—new historical accounts, social interventions, and cultural visions—that span their 25 year collaboration and engagement with Winnipeg’s tradition of independent cinema.

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