Category: Projects

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Postcolonial Dilemna Track #01 (Redux)

Kongo Astronauts presents Postcolonial Dilemna Track #01 (Redux), a psychotronic film from DR Congo by Eléonore Hellio (2010) – Curated by SPARCK in collaboration with Kongo Astronauts for FUSE 37-2/Speculation.

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Dilemna Track #02

Kongo Astronauts presents Postcolonial Dilemna Track #02, a psychotronic film from DR Congo by Eléonore Hellio (2012) – Curated by SPARCK in collaboration with Kongo Astronauts for FUSE 37-2/Speculation.

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Postcolonial Dilemna Track #03

Kongo Astronauts presents Postcolonial Dilemna Track #03 (Unended) – A psychotronic Film from DR Congo (2014) – Curated by SPARCK in collaboration with Kongo Astronauts for FUSE 37-2/Speculation.

LIDS – Do Less With Less / Do More With More

The Ladies’ Invitational Deadbeat Society (LIDS) was founded in 2006 as a closely knit affiliation of then-unemployed cultural workers, not working but still bustin’ ass within Alberta artist-run culture. Their activities make visible and politicize women’s roles in the (arts)…

Letter adapted from the Precarious Workers Brigade ‘Template for a letter to art institutions that advertise unpaid internships’

Artist-run centres in Quebec/Canada have a long-standing history of fighting for artists’ rights, including the payment of artist fees and advocacy around the value of cultural work. It is only logical that the recognition of artistic labour and support for fair working conditions should apply to all cultural workers, including the staff of arts organizations.

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Actual Size

Architectural and engineering plans articulate the form and function of intended constructions — the flow of substances, entry and exit points, joints, connections and foundations — and reveal the dispersion of power that sustains these structures. —Kandis Friesen

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A Game of Shater Hassan

A Game of Shater Hassan is a nonlinear, semi-autobiographical project that explores notions of memory, oral history and the diaspora. The project is described as a retelling the story of Shater Hassan when in fact it actively denies you most of the story itself, and takes you somewhere else instead. — Haitham Ennasr

9 Scripts for a Nation at War / A Podcast by Reena Katz

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: 9 Scripts is a 10-channel video installation structured around the question: “How does war construct specific positions for individuals to fill, enact, speak from or resist?” This podcast is a dialogue-based conceptual description mashed up with audio fragments from the work itself.

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The Arc by Kathleen Ritter / An artist’s project by Jem Noble

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: The Arc by Kathleen Ritter, Live on Q with Jian Ghomeshi: A Performance Reconstruction in Graphic Novella Form, by Jem Noble. When fire tore through the building on the corner of Broadway and Kingsway in Vancouver early Christmas morning in 2009, a vital community of artist studios was decimated. Artist and curator Kathleen Ritter’s studio was among those destroyed…

Complicity, Objection, Castration, Recomposition

Some Feminists in Your Neighborhood is a group of women joined together through the mutual experience of patriarchy in supposedly radical political collectives and contexts. Our contribution to FUSE documents phases of the political process as they have appeared to us.