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Art Intersection Meetup with Jeremy Bailey and Midi Onodera

Tuesday, January 17 from 6:30pm to 9pm

Gamma Space Collaborative Studio
862 Richmond Street West, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1C9
(Entrance is at the end of the passageway along the west side of building. Wheelchair accessible.)

6:30pm - Doors Open
7pm - Guest presenters Jeremy Bailey and Midi Onodera, plus Q&A
8pm - Networking, Food & Beverages

Art Intersection Meetup is a meeting place for artists, moving image-makers, gamers and technologists who are experimenting with art-related digital content and how the moving image is presented in a connected world. Digital culture, social media and networks encourage new ways of storytelling, image making, idea sharing and collaboration. This Meetup celebrates artists and innovators who are embracing change leading the next wave of creativity.

Free! Please RSVP here


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About Jeremy Bailey:

Throughout his career, the Toronto born artist Jeremy Bailey has explored software in a performative context. As Rhizome author Morgan Quaintance has written "Since the early noughties Bailey has ploughed a compelling, and often hilarious, road through the various developments of digital communications technologies. Ostensibly a satire on, and parody of, the practices and language of "new media," the jocose surface of Bailey’s work hides an incisive exploration of the critical intersection between video, computing, performance, and the body."

Specifically, Bailey’s works consist of all manner of performances that exist as videos, software, websites, inventions, institutions and ephemera all created and presented by his alter ego, Famous New Media Artist Jeremy Bailey.

Bailey studied at the University of Toronto from 1998 to 2002 and completed his Masters in Fine Art from Syracuse University in 2006. He has participated in residencies at the Banff Centre in Alberta Canada, FACT in Liverpool UK, and Quartier 21 in Vienna Austria and has been the subject of numerous solo and group exhibitions internationally.

For more information about his work visit jeremybailey.net and parinadimigallery.com/jeremy-bailey


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About Midi Onodera:

Midi Onodera is an award-winning Canadian filmmaker who has been directing, producing and writing films for over twenty years. She has over twenty-five independent short films to her credit as well as a theatrical feature film and several video shorts. Her recent works feature a collage of formats and mediums ranging from 16mm film to Hi8 video to digital video and “low end” digital toy formats such as a modified Nintendo Game Boy Camera, the Intel Mattel computer microscope, the Tyco and Trendmasters video cameras.

Onodera's films have been critically recognized and included in numerous exhibitions and screenings internationally. Some highlights include the Andy Warhol Museum, the International Festival of Documentary and Short Films, Bilbao, Spain; the Rotterdam International Film Festival; the Berlin International Film Festival; the National Gallery of Canada and a number of screenings at the Toronto International Film Festival.

For more information about her work visit midionodera.com


For more information about the Art Intersection Meetup contact info@akimbo.ca

To watch Jacob Niedzwieki's presentation from the August Meetup go here.


Image credits:
Top image: Jeremy Bailey, Untitled Self Portrait, 2015
Bottom image: Midi Onodera, The Perfect Word, 2014 (dance installation)


Presented by Akimbo in collaboration with Gamma Space, OCAD U and Charles Street Video.

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