Volatile Works in Troy and NYC

From: Dara G (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Mar 18 2007 - 05:36:17 PDT

Shorts screening and discussion with Volatile Works

  March 22, 7:30 pm at 51 3rd Street in Troy NY
and March 24th, 6:00 pm in NYC at the Tank

Montreal-based media art collective Volatile Works
(www.volatileworks.org) is coming to NYC on the weekend of March 24th
to screen some of our works at the New York Experimental Series at
The Tank. We are always interested in meeting up with other New York-
based collectives, artists, writers, politicos, and the curious for
future exchanges and collaborations. All the
  details are below, hope
to see some of you there, and come chat with us after the screening!

New York Experimental Presents:

Politics & Poetics: An Evening of Films, Videos and Animations with
        The VOLATILE WORKS Collective (Montr�al, Qu�bec)

Saturday - March 24, 2007 - 6:00 pm - $7.00 (no one will be turned
           The Tank - 279 Church Street - New York, NY - 10013

                    * political * poetic * archival * experimental *

animated * surrealist * horror *
* haunted houses * monstrous military alliances * beauty queens *
mermen * lady boxers * capitalist zombies *

New York Experimental, The Tank's monthly experimental film and video
screening series, is pleased to present an evening of works by
Montreal based media arts collective, Volatile Works. * All artists
from the collective will be present at the screening.

Volatile Works is a five member autonomous film and media arts
collective that has been active in Montr�al, Qu�bec since 2003.
works embrace a range of mediums, genres, and spaces of intervention
(from protests to screenings), with a marked affinity for lo-fi/DIY
tactical forms of production and engagement. They have appeared in
over one hundred film and new media festivals in over twenty-eight
countries around the
  world. They organize regular screenings and
events, and have collaborated with other collectives and bands on
community-based screenings, workshops in activist video, and music
videos. Their practices include digital video, super-8, 16mm,
animation, web art, sound, installation, and DIY of all kinds. For
the full screening program, check out: http://www.thetanknyc.org/film/

For more information about the Volatile Works Collective please
visit: www.volatileworks.org

New York Experimental is The Tank's monthly experimental film and
video series, focusing on unique moving
  picture works from emerging
and established artists. The mission of the series is to present a
wide range of work, in regards to both content and aesthetics, from
New York based, national, and international artists, to a general
audience, in a welcoming environment. For questions about New York
Experimental, including programming and the submission process,
please contact Susan Agliata at email suppressed and visit

This event has been made possible with the financial support of the

Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec.

info [at] volatileworks.org

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.