Nicole Collins and Tannis Nielsen meet in the Koffler Gallery to discuss the role of artmaking in their individual grieving processes and share thoughts on the broader possibilities of art in engaging with existential questions.
Death To/Long Live: THE ARCHIVE is series of interviews created by Koffler.Digital, exploring the socio-political function of video art and their archives. We spoke to artists, curators, arts workers, and activists, all with diverse perspectives on the importance of video art and archives. They discuss the politics surrounding the use and misuse of archival footage, the future of the archival process in Canada, and the uniqueness of video art to examine the political and social status quo.
Author Matti Friedman joins photographer Rita Leistner at the Two Penny Cafe at Artscape Youngplace to discuss their interdisciplinary and socially engaged approaches to conflict journalism. Moderated by the Koffler’s producer of public and literary programs, Mary Anderson.