MONITOR 9: New South Asian Short Film + Video
14 March, 2013. 7:30pm (doors 7pm).
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto.
SAVAC Members: FREE / Students: $5 / Non-members: $10
Featuring works by Jude Anogwih (Nigeria), Kooj (Kuljit) Chuhan (UK), soJin Chun (Canada), Ashim Halder Sagor (Bangladesh), Taiki Sakpisit (Thailand), Smriti Mehra & Matt Lee (India), Nguyen Tan Hoang (USA), Elisha Lim (Canada), Shreyasi Kar (India), Ahmed Faisan Naveed (Pakistan) and Pavitra Wickramasinghe (Canada).
Monitor 9: New South Asian Short Film & Video is an annual short film and video screening program that showcases new and innovative work by artists from Canada and internationally. Monitor 9 is a unique platform for independent work that brings together poignant films and videos that explore bodies in flow. Programmer Nahed Mansour, employs the notion of global flows, through which the artists negotiate various mediascapes, technoscapes, financescapes, ethnoscapes and ideoscapes in their work.
Monitor 9: New South Asian Film & Video is programmed by Toronto-based artist Nahed Mansour. Having completed an MFA at Concordia University, Mansour is currently the Director of the Mayworks Festival in Toronto.
Monitor 9 jury members include Renata Mohamed, Rehab Nazzal & Alexis Mitchell.
Panel discussion with programmer, Nahed Mansour to follow
Nahed Mansour is a Toronto-based artist that works in performance, installation, and video. Having completed her MFA at Concordia University, she is currently the Director of Mayworks Festival-Toronto.