Welcome to Video Pool Media Arts Centre

Job Call – Executive Director

Title: Executive Director

Location: Video Pool Media Arts Centre, 300- 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B1H3 Canada

Position Type: Permanent Fulltime, 35 hours/week

Reports to: Video Pool’s Board of Directors

Application Deadline: Monday, September 5 at 5pm

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

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Farewell Melentie

MelentieDr. Melentie Pandilovski has announced that he has accepted a new position as Gallery Director & Manager of Arts and Cultural Development at the Riddoch Art Gallery in Mount Gambier, Australia August 29, 2016. He will depart from Video Pool Media Arts Centre on August 17, 2016.

The Board and staff of Video Pool, will miss his creative prowess and tireless energy.

His extensive knowledge of visual arts was key to growth of Video Pool Media Arts Centre on the local, national and international stages. Melentie has built strong links with the arts community and various Networks in Europe, US, Australia, and Asia.

During his tenure at Video Pool, Melentie curated many memorable shows including the acclaimed Toxicity and Age of Catastrophe.

He has written extensively regarding the arts, in various books, catalogues and magazines. His texts have been published or translated into German, Russian, Macedonian, Greek, Bulgarian, French, Serbian/Croatian, and English. He presented papers and participated in many international conferences.

He was always passionately advocating for artists and art, and was strongly committed to the support of local and emerging artists.

Video Pool wishes Melentie the best of luck in his new position and we look forward to continuing dialogue and alliance.

Praba Pilar delivers her paper at Catastrophe, Cataclysm and the Singular Accident

Praba Pilar delivers her paper at Catastrophe, Cataclysm and the Singular Accident

Age of Catastrophe Talks Now Online

All of the talks from Video Pool’s Catastrophe, Cataclysm and the Singular Accident symposium that was held in conjunction with our Age of Catastrophe exhibition in November 2015 are now available here for you to watch anytime.  We also have supplementary interviews with Nina Czegledy, Michelle Teran, David Rokeby and Paul Thomas.


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!
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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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