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SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Centre) is a non-profit, artist-run centre in Canada dedicated to developing and supporting the work and visibility of culturally diverse artists.

Monitor 13

SAVAC is pleased to present our bi-yearly experimental film and video program MONITOR 13: Dance on my head and scratch my heart, curated by Sharlene Bamboat and Priya Sen.

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The Loudspeaker and the Tower

In partnership with Trinity Square Video, we are pleased to present The Loudspeaker and the Tower featuring works by artist Manar Moursi.

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Domestic Cinema

We are happy to co-present "Domestic Cinema" as a part of the 2019 Images Festival.

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Priya Sen

SAVAC is pleased to invite Priya Sen to Toronto, ON for an artist residency. Her work explores form, ethnography, music, and migration in different urban contexts. We will be screening her latest film, Yeh Freedom Life/This Freedom Life (2018).

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Fakepicnik

SAVAC’s annual wintertime picnic, Fakepicnik, is coming up soon. Join us on Thursday 28 February 2018.

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2019 AGM

You are invited to SAVAC’s 2019 Annual General Meeting. Apply to join the board today!

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las cosas que se quedan / the things that remain

SAVAC is pleased to present Coco Guzman's graduate student exhibition,
las cosas que se quedan / the things that remain.

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P. Mansaram

We are thrilled to announce that we are curating an exhibition of works by media artist P. Mansaram with the Art Museum at the University of Toronto.

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María Alejandrina Coates

Through a year-long residency, curator María Alejandrina Coates will research and design a program for BIPOC artists working at the interstices of computer programming, art, and activism

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Demons in Paradise

SAVAC is happy to co-present Demons in Paradise by Jude Ratnam with Workman Arts/Rendezvous with Madness and ANBU (Abuse Never Becomes Us). It is a groundbreaking documentary about Sri Lanka's devastating civil war.

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Pandi

In partnership with Tangled Arts + Disability, SAVAC will be screening Maria-Saroja Ponnambalam's film Pandi, which looks at mental health in South Indian communities.

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Weather to Store

In partnership with FADO Performance Arts Centre, SAVAC is pleased to present Weather to Store, a durational performance by artist Kristina Guison.

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We Look At Animals Because

In partnership with Critical Distance, and curated by Nahed Mansour and Toleen Touq, SAVAC is pleased to present We Look At Animals Because, an exhibition that gazes on animality.

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Views on the 4th

Visual artist Sameer Farooq will present his views on the topic of art as reporting to inaugurate our new speaker series, Views on the 4th.

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KAPSULA

We are thrilled to present a collaborative special issue of Kapsula Magazine that explores the notion of “spaceless place" by delving into the SAVAC Archives.

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401 Richmond St. W.
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
Canada

1 (416) 542-1661
info@savac.net

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