Symposium Constructions Of Time: Still And Moving Imagery

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Gather with artists, curators, critics and others at The Power Plant to discuss key ideas raised by our current exhibitions in our Winter Symposium. Titled "Constructions of Time: Still and Moving Imagery", this one-day symposium invites audiences to explore new approaches on still and moving imagery in artistic practices and features contributions from artists, curators, writers and more. Speakers will offer critical investigations from a vareity of perspectives on the projected image in contemporary art spaces and in an age of image proliferation.

ADMISSION: FREE, email info@thepowerplant.org or call 416.973.4949 to reserve. MORE INFO: bit.ly/1N4g6o0


DOORS OPEN
9:30AM / Coffee and pastries available for purchase.

MORNING SESSION
10:00 AM / Welcome and Introduction: Julia Paoli, Associate Curator, The Power Plant
10:15 AM / Presentation: Sohrab Mohebbi, Assistant Curator, REDCAT
10:45 AM / Presentation: Annie MacDonell, Artist
11:15 AM / Respondent and Moderated Q&A: Jacob Korczynski, Independent Curator
11:45 AM / Keynote Presentation: Fionn Meade, Artistic Director, Walker Art Center
12:45PM Moderated Q&A: Joshua Heuman, Curator of Education and Public Programs, The Power Plant

Explore the tension between still and moving images and the cinematic experience of moving imagery as speakers consider recent exhibitions and artistic practices that foreground the relationship between film and photography, and motion and stillness.

LUNCH BREAK
1:00 AM / Boxed lunches available for purchase, catered by Parts & Labour

AFTERNOON SESSION
2:30 PM / Presentation: Leslie Hewitt, Artist
3:30 PM / Presentation: Filipa Ramos, Editor in Chief, Art Agenda and Co-Curator, Vdrome
4:00 PM / Presentation: Jean-Paul Kelly, Artist
4:30 PM / Respondent and Moderated Q&A: Rebecca Comay, Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
5:15 PM / Closing Thoughts: Joshua Heuman, Curator of Education & Public Programs, The Power Plant

Speakers will consider the intersection of still and moving image as a model for simultaneously looking forwards and backwards, offering artistic practices and curatorial methodologies that shift temporal paradigms away from a linear model of history.

CLOSING RECEPTION
5:30-7PM / With cash bar at The Power Plant!
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By: The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

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