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 Video Pool Holiday Rental Deal!

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It’s that time of year again – Video Pool’s annual holiday rental deal! 11 days for the price of 3 days! WOW! Come into Video Pool or call us to book your gear. First come first serve basis, and all rentals must be picked up by December 23!

Contact the Technical Department today for bookings vptech@videopool.org or 204-949-9134 x.1

 

 


Video Pool Media Arts Centre announces new Executive Director

emma-hendrixWINNIPEG, MB (September 28, 2016) — It is with great pleasure the board of directors of Video Pool Media Arts Centre announces the hiring of Emma Hendrix to the role of Executive Director of the organization.

Hendrix comes to Video Pool with 13 years of experience at VIVO Media Arts, a Vancouver-based artist-run centre, where he helped reestablish it as a cornerstone of Canadian arts, leading it into the frontline of nationwide discussions covering Social Purpose Real Estate, arts investment, and media arts production, presentation and preservation in Canada.

Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a diverse set of skills that include strategic business planning, arts and capital funding, community relations, and organizational planning across a range of sectors including arts, entertainment, and not-for-profit. In Vancouver, Hendrix developed, secured, and led a $250,000 renovation project for an arts organization, secured $2.3 million for the purchase of a new arts facility, and helped launch the development of a Provincial Art Service Organization for media arts. He is a strong advocate for experimental practices and community development.

Hendrix, a practicing media artist, sound designer and experimental composer, also brings with him his partner Julie Gendron (Media artist and digital strategist for the arts) and their 7-year-old son.

With his impressive qualifications, mounting collection of personal and professional achievements, and growing recognition for what he’s done for media arts on a national scale, Video Pool is pleased to welcome this excellent fit to the organization and are looking forward to the exciting new chapter that lies ahead.

For more information about the organization, please visit www.videopool.org.

About Video Pool Media Arts Centre

 Video Pool Media Arts Centre is a non-profit, artist-run centre dedicated to the creation, exhibition and promotion of independent media art. We foster an innovative community of artists working in sound, video, computing, and emerging technology art, while offering public exhibitions, artist talks and conferences to encourage awareness of and dialogue concerning new media art forms.


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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