MONITOR 8: New South Asian short film and video
22 March, 2012. 7:30pm (doors 7pm). Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto.
SAVAC Members: FREE / Non-members: $10
Promotesh Das Pulak, Kitsum Cheng, Ekta Mittal & Yashaswini Raghunandan, Tahireh Lal, Panchal Mansaram, Sukanya Ghosh, Natasha Mendonca, Ashiq Khondker, Tal Amiran.
Monitor 8: New South Asian Short Film and Video is an annual short film and video screening program that showcases new and innovative work by artists from Canada and internationally. Monitor is a unique platform for independent work that brings together poignant films and videos that explore the ways in which human bodies interact with the rapid industrialization and mechanization of South Asian cities. Monitor 8 brings together new works by artists from Bangladesh, Canada, India, Netherlands and the United Kingdom who explore the a wide range of ideas and concerns shaping the global South Asian experience today.
Monitor 8 Jury: Eli Horwatt, Michelle Mama, Swapnaa Tamhane, Rathan
Jacob Korczynski is an independent curator who recently participated in the de Appel Curatorial Programme in Amsterdam. He is currently the Assistant Curator at the Art Gallery of York University in Toronto.