SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Centre) is a non-profit, nomadic artist-run organization dedicated to fostering imaginative thought among artists and curators of colour and integrating them into the Canadian contemporary arts ecology through frameworks of self-representation.

Programming

 

Forbidden Images: art and resistance under occupation

Join us for a screening & conversation with Rehab Nazzal and Sarala Emmanuel.
Followed by SAVAC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM)

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THREE PROMISES الوعود الثلاثة

We're thrilled to be co-presenting THREE PROMISES الوعود الثلاثة by Yousef Srouji with Toronto Palestine Film Festival!

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MONITOR 15 - Clearings in the Fog

Monitor 15 is here! SAVAC would love to see you at the screening for the 15th edition of our long-standing experimental film and video festival curated by Faraz Anoushahpour.

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Doors Open Toronto

FADO, imagineNATIVE, Reel Asian, SAVAC, and Vtape, collectively known as The Commons @ 401, are pleased to present Community Vibrations: The Commons @ 401 Film Curation for this year’s city-wide Doors Open event.

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Panel Discussion & Annual General Meeting

You're invited to join this momentous virtual panel featuring all past Artistic Directors at SAVAC! Followed by our AGM and board elections.

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Another World That Sounds Like You

Our upcoming exhibition in collaboration with TPW!

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Ishtar's International Network of Feral Gardens

Ishtar's International Network of Feral Garden's is back. Join the network!

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SAVAC's 25th Anniversary

Join us in celebrating 25 years of SAVAC!

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Nothing is lost except nothing at all except what is not had Nour Bishouty

We're thrilled to announce Nour Bishouty's first solo show in Toronto!

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AGM 2022

Kicking off our 25th year with a special Annual General Meeting featuring artist talk with Sunil Gupta!

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Still Indian?

After 16 years we are revisiting Ali Kazimi's Shooting Indians: A Journey with Jeffrey Thomas with Reel Asian and imagineNative!

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We Have Not Come Here To Die

We're pleased to co-present We Have Not Come Here To Die by Deepa Dhanraj at Rendezvous With Madness 2021, along with Cinema Politica.

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Drifting with the Summer Tides

Monitor 14 is here! We invite you to watch the 14th edition of our long-standing experimental film and video festival curated by Rasha Salti!

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Missed Connections

Learn more about SAVAC’s new pedagogical and research platform -Missed Connections!

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Annual General Meeting

Please join us at our Annual General Meeting happening on Zoom. You will get to meet staff, board members and learn more about what we are planning for 2021!

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A RIFLE AND A BAG

We’re thrilled to be partnering with Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival for the presentation of A RIFLE AND A BAG by directors Cristina Hanes, Arya Rothe, & Isabella Rinaldi

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Erdem Taşdelen: A Minaret for the General's Wife

We are excited to announce that Erdem Taşdelen: A Minaret for the General's Wife will be on view at Mercer Union

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Nasir

We are happy to co-present Nasir by Arun Karthick at Rendezvous With Madness 2020, along with the Tamil World Initiative, ANBU and the Canadian Tamil Congress

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Ishtar's International Network of Feral Gardens

SAVAC invites you to join Ishtar’s International Network of Feral Gardens, a playful, experimental food sovereignty initiative.

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Cultural Suppression and Revival

Please join us for a panel discussion about the suppression of Palestinian arts and culture, and artists who support Palestinian human rights with TPFF.

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Suite 450
401 Richmond St. W.
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
Canada

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

Office Closed
Monday – Thursday
10am – 5pm
by remote appointment only

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