They’re Killing Us + Frontera Invisible- w/ filmmakers & guests

A Cinema Politica presentation and Post Image Cluster affiliated event

Monday, March 18, 2019 at 7 PM ‚Äď 9:30 PM

CINEMA POLITICA CONCORDIA THEATRE

1455 DE MAISONNEUVE OUEST

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Join Cinema Politica Concordia for the Quebec premieres of THEY’RE KILLING US (Nos est√°n matando – They’re killing us – Film) and FRONTERA INVISIBLE (Frontera invisible), followed by a discussion with land & human rights defenders H√©ctor Marino Carabal√≠ and Senator Feliciano Valencia Medina, and filmmakers Emily Wright, Tom Laffay, and Daniel Bustos. The two urgent films follow Indigenous, campesino and Afro-descendent struggles in Colombia to protect their lands and rights.

This event is part of the two-day student-led social justice project They’re Killing Us (Organizers: Gwynne Fulton, Zulie Dath, Bert Lobb), supported by the Concordia Alumni Association (CUAA), Concordia Council on Student Life (CCSL) Special Projects Fund, Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS), the Sustainability Action Fund Concordia, Midnight Kitchen Concordia University Small Grants Program, and the School of Graduate Studies Graduate Community Building Fund. This event is co-presented with RELAM.

Admission is by donation ($5-10 suggested). The venue is wheelchair accessible. Childcare provided on site by the Montreal Childcare Collective with 24 hour notice (https://childcarecollective.wordpress.com/about/ )

THEY’RE KILLING US
Emily Wright, Tom Laffay & Daniel Bustos Echeverry / Colombia – United States / 2018 / 21 ‘ / Spanish / S.T. English

#NosEstanMatando ‚Äď ‚ÄúThey‚Äôre killing us‚ÄĚ ‚Äď has become the cry of social movements across Colombia. The doc follows Indigenous, Afro-descendent, and campesino communities organizing to protect the land & their people, and fighting to keep the state accountable.

FRONTERA INVISIBLE
Nico Muzi & Nicol√°s Richat / Argentina – Belgium / 2016 / 28 ‘ / Spanish / S.T. French – English

FRONTERA INVISIBLE is the true story of communities displaced by big landowners’ rush for palm oil. Through victims’ testimonials, the urgent film gives voice to the local Indigenous people and farmers fighting to reclaim their land while exposing the major pitfalls of biofuels policy.

More info: https://www.cinemapolitica.org/screening/concordia/frontera-invisible-theyre-killing-us

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Joignez-vous √† Cinema Politica Concordia pour les premi√®res qu√©b√©coises de FRONTERA INVISIBLE et THEY’RE KILLING US, suivies d’une discussion avec les leaders sociaux H√©ctor Marino Carabal√≠ et Senateur Feliciano Valencia Medina, et les cin√©astes Emily Wright, Tom Laffay, et Daniel Bustos Echeverry.

Cet √©v√®nement fait partie du projet de justice sociale organis√© par des √©tudiants They’re Killing Us (organisateur.rices: Gwynne Fulton, Zulie Dath, Bert Lobb), et est co-sponsoris√© par le Concordia University Alumni Association (CUAA), Concordia Council on Student Life (CCSL) Special Projects Fund, The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS), Sustainability Action Fund Concordia, et School of Graduate Studies Graduate Community Building Fund. Cet √©v√®nement est co-pr√©sent√© avec RELAM. Admission sur base de contributions volontaires (5-10$ sugg√©r√©). La salle est accessible en fauteuil roulant. Un service de garde d’enfants est disponible gratuitement √† toutes nos projections gr√Ęce √† The Childcare Collective avec un d√©lai de 24 heures (https://childcarecollective.wordpress.com/about/).

THEY’RE KILLING US
Emily Wright, Tom Laffay & Daniel Bustos Echeverry / Colombie – Etats-Unis / 2018 / 21 ‘ / Espagnol / S.T. Anglais

#NosEstanMatando ‚Äď ‚ÄúIls nous tuent‚ÄĚ ‚Äď est devenu le cri des mouvements sociaux en Colombie. Le documentaire suit des communaut√©s Autochtones, Afro-descendantes et campesinos qui collaborent pour prot√©ger leurs terres et leurs peuples, en se battant pour tenir l’Etat responsable.

FRONTERA INVISIBLE
Nico Muzi & Nicol√°s Richat / Argentine – Belgique / 2016 / 28 ‘ / Espagnol / S.T. Fran√ßais – Anglais

FRONTERA INVISIBLE est la vraie histoire de communaut√©s expuls√©es par la course des grands propri√©taires vers l’huile de palme. A travers les t√©moignages de victimes, le film urgent donne une voix aux personnes Autochtones et paysans locaux se battant pour leur terre en exposant les risques des politiques de biocarburants. Plus d’infos: https://www.cinemapolitica.org/screening/concordia/frontera-invisible-theyre-killing-us


FB EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/2275367079194054/

Gwynne Fulton is an image theorist and practitioner based in Tio’tia:ke (Montr√©al), in Kanien’keh√°:ka territory. She holds an MFA in Cinema and is currently a PhD Candidate in Political Philosophy and Visual Cultures at Concordia University.

This event is part of Post Image Cluster Member Gwynne Fulton’s ongoing research on the global circulation of images and their role in the formation of visual economies of power and sovereignty under contemporary necropolitics. Engaging recent theories of the image as well as poststructural and critical race theories, her doctoral research examines the imbrication of operative images in drone warfare, bystander recordings of extrajudicial police killings, and death penalty photography to address questions of violence, witnessing, spectatorship, and modes of resistance.

Fulton is a member of the Post-Image Lab at Milieux Institute and a member of the Board of Directors at Dazibao, in Montreal. In 2016-2017, she was a Visiting Doctoral Researcher at Villanova University in Philadelphia. As a Curatorial and Research Fellow at Slought Foundation, she assisted with the development of Slought’s Mediatheque space and co-organized screenings about the carceral state, the geopolitics of oceans, and trajectories of illegalized migration in the Black Mediterranean. She is currently conducting research in Bogot√°, Colombia.


Art Platforms in Conversation

March 21 1:30-3:30
Fine Arts EV Building
1515 Ste. Catherine Ouest
3rd floor
Room 003 635
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Please join us for this conversation and co-presentation from Never Was Average founders Hannah Che and Harry Forbez as well as the founder of Lez Spread the Word, Florence Gagnon.
These entrepreneurs have built independent platforms and opportunities for art distribution, community dialogue and cultural representations. This presentation is an opportunity to hear their experiences and ideas about contemporary art organizing within the context of community-based collaboration and infrastructures.
This event is facilitated by the Milieux Institute’s Post Image Cluster and the Photography Department.

Posted by Research on February 28th, 2019

2019 Milieux Post Image Fellow: Eric Tschaeppeler

A Short Interview with Post-Image Research Cluster’s 2018-19 undergraduate student fellow: Eric Tschaeppeler
Questions
Year and Program of Study
Where did you grow up or where do you identify as your home place?
What interested you to pursue to images and/or photography?
What makes current image-making interesting to you?
Answers
Brought up in Gloucester, England. I moved continents four times but Montreal feels like home after having spent half my life here. Always as a bit of an outsider though, I think I like it like that.¬†Music was my first passion. I composed and performed with bands for 30 years starting in the Punk and New wave days.¬†Needing to give my ears a break and work alone, I switched to visual arts as they offered more support and more intellectual feedback/dialogue.¬†I’m in my 5th year of a Photography BFA.¬†Interested in family and social relationships and I am motivated by the unpacking of my own relationships¬†as well as our present Socio-political and environmental challenges. Even though we are inundated with visual data I still find we can be touched by images and that they can tell a story.
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Posted by Research on January 9th, 2019

Photos made by Artificial Intelligence

For all those who thought the invention of Photoshop changed the way we read photos, think again. Petapixel just publish an article about portraits made by AI, photos of people who never exists. This looks like the end of stock photography, but for artist, the fun times are only about to start!

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Happy Holidays from Post Image

Wishing everyone a safe and restful holiday season, from Post Image Cluster!!!

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Here are several member announcements and member exhibitions for the holidays and into the New Year:

 

  1. Jinyoung Kim for her nomination as a finalist for the Prix Pierre-Ayot prize and Chih-Chien Wang for his nomination as a finalist for the Prix Louis-Comtois. LINK
 
¬† ¬† ¬† 2. Thomas¬†Kneub√ľhler’s exhibition “Landing Sites” will be open until January 26¬†LINK
 
¬† ¬† ¬† 3. Marisa Portolese’s exhibition “In the Studio with Notman” will be running until February 2019.
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†LINK¬†–¬†LINK 2
 
     4. The Afterlife group have an article feature in Ciel Variable magazine LINK
 
¬† ¬† ¬†5. PLEASE NOTE MILIEUX INSTITUTE’S HOLIDAY HOURS:
 
  • Friday, December 21 to Sunday, January 6¬†– Milieux Administrative Offices (EV 11.455-469) will be closed
  • Monday, January¬†7 – Milieux Administrative offices resume regular hours and services
  • Monday, December 24 to Wednesday, January 2¬†– Milieux and Cluster commons/labs open for¬†research¬†only: Milieux EV Building 10th and 11th Floors, 24 hours
  • Thursday, January 3¬†– Regular University hours resume
 

Posted by Research on December 19th, 2018

POST IMAGE MEMBER BOOK FAIR

You are cordially invited to the Post Image Cluster Book Fair happening at the FOFA Gallery Lobby Table (EV1.490) 11-6 pm Wednesday November 28th and Thursday November 29th. 
This Book Fair is a fundraiser for the¬†Post Image Cluster, a research-creation group created as part of the¬†Milieux Institute‘s research centre on the 11th floor of the EV building at Concordia University.
The Post Image Cluster is made up of Concordia faculty, students and fellow artist-researchers that are interested in contemporary lens-based practices in both academic and community-based contexts.
FEATURING WORK BY:
Marisa Portolese
Eric Tschaeppeler
Jessica Auer
Yannick Desranleau,Chlo√ę Lum, Marla Hlady, Christof Migone
Velibor BoŇĺovińá
Fiona Annis
Zinnia Naqvi
thomas kneub√ľhler
David K. Ross
jerome nadeau
Raymonde April

All proceeds will fundraise towards Post Image 2019 events and activities!

Please stop by to browse!

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Posted by Research on November 14th, 2018

AN ARTIST TALK WITH RADEK BROUSIL

THE POST IMAGE RESEARCH CLUSTER & CONCORDIA’S PHOTOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT PRESENT:

AN ARTIST TALK WITH RADEK BROUSIL

WEDNESDAY october 31, 2018 12.30-1:30

Radek Brousil was born in Nitra, in the Slovak republic. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, at the College of Communications in London UK, and the Photography program at Concordia University. He is currently a PhD Research Scholar at the Academy of Art, Architecture and Design in Prague, and an artist in residence at the Darling Foundry, Montreal. He lives and works in Prague and Berlin.

Radek Brousil often mixes objects, sculpture, photography and video in his artistic practice. His focus, however, is based on a broader investigation of¬†photography – namely, on its technical and artistic properties as well as its current usage and socio-economic implications. Brousil is therefore mainly¬†interested in displacements, gestures of appropriation, phenomena of misinterpretation and the non-existence of the “natural world” in the field of¬†contemporary cultural and economic exchanges.


Posted by Research on October 24th, 2018

RAPPEL: LES IN√ČLUCTABLES | MATTHEW BROOKS AT Occurence

“Office Space” Exhibition | Post-Image member Matthew Brooks

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“Office Space¬†consists of large-scale photographs produced in institutional and governmental spaces. Using office furniture and decor as props, varying degrees of mise-en-sc√®ne are employed to create uncanny, empty sets. In these semi-fictional environments, the viewer‚Äôs sense of the real is disoriented through the manipulation of colour and form, revealing the tensions between reality and photographic representation. Through these obsessive and neurotic interventions, the frustration, rigidity, and absurdity of bureaucracy is revealed and made relatable through a collective experience of office politics and interactions.”

LINK: http://occurrence.ca/les-ineluctables-matthew-brooks/

12 octobre – 10 novembre


Posted by Research on October 15th, 2018

RAPPEL: Exhibition “FINEM AESTATIS” Patrick Mikhail Gallery

The opening reception for “Finem Aestatis” is tomorrow afternoon at 2 pm! Featuring work by several artists including post-image members David K. Ross, Thomas Kneb√ľhler and Jinyoung Kim.

 

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JINYOUNG KIM “Last Night” C-Print 2018

 

 

 

FINEM AESTATIS
PAUL BUREAU
ANTONIETTA GRASSI
JANET JONES
JINYOUNG KIM
THOMAS KNEUB√úHLER
DAVID K. ROSS
√ąVE K. TREMBLAY

MONTR√ČAL: AUGUST 18 TO SEPTEMBER 22, 2018

ARTIST RECEPTION TOMORROW:

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2018
2 P.M. TO 6 P.M.

 

see you there!

 


Summer Lab Hours – Important Information

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The Post-Image Lab is closed to non-members for the month of July and will resume operations and normal hours to students and non-members in August. Inquiries can be sent to postimage.research@gmail.com but please note that response time for inquiries will be delayed as the coordinator is also out office for the month of July.

Important Updates:

1. Lab Closure

For the month of July, members may still use the lab but there will be no booking system available or technical support. It is on a first come first serve basis. We are well stocked with printing materials but if  you still run out of your favourite paper, there is nothing that can be done. If you do use the lab, please shake White and Metallic Silver ink cartridges on the solvent printer.

2. New VR Station 

There are a couple new stations at the back of the lab designed for VR research, which is being led by new post-image member Daniel Cross. Please don’t alter the placement of their setup. When the lab reopens at the beginning of August, we can rethink how to design the space for the upcoming academic year.

3. Welcome new members!

A warm welcome to new affiliate, student and faculty members to post-image! We are looking forward to a productive and exciting new year at post-image with several cross-cluster and interdisciplinary events in the works. Please do not hesitate to approach me (Pascha) about ideas you may have for events or questions concerning upcoming cluster activities for the 2018-19 academic year.

4. Upcoming end-of-summer event

We are hoping to have a meet and greet at the end of August or beginning of September at the Post-Image lab. This would be a great opportunity to share event ideas, projects-in-motion and new work among members. 

We will also be launching a catalogue of the 2017 print fundraiser to coincide with this event. 

More info on this event and how you can participate will be forthcoming in August.

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Wishing everyone a safe and relaxing summer break. See you in August!