Mike Hoolboom is the author of four books: Plague Years, Inside the Pleasure Dome: Fringe Film in Canada, Practical Dreamers and The Steve Machine. He is a founding member of the Pleasure Dome screening collective and has worked as the artistic director of the Images Festival and as the experimental film coordinator for the Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre. He is the winner of over thirty international prizes and has enjoyed nine international retrospectives of his work.
It’s Pride weekend this weekend in Toronto: and naturally, we’re preparing by reading some fantastic LGBTQ+ books. We’ve come across some great words and phrases on the way: here are ten for you to include in your own Pride lexicon.
It must be the luck of the Irish (but more accurately the quality of the books) because this week was full of award wins with books from Arsenal Pulp, Coach House Books, Creative Book Publishing, and Playwrights Canada Press among the winners. Below, we round up this week's ... Read more
Avant-garde filmmakers often say that there is far more freedom in doing their work because they are almost entirely in control of it. Poets are also liberated in the mediums they choose. There are so many rhythms and fashions available to them and if the poet doesn’t find ... Read more
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