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LOMAA is excited to welcome Steve Reinke for the sixth event in our Queer Frontiers series! Reinke will be presenting a week-long online screening of The Genital is Superfluous: Final Thoughts, Series Four and he will present a new work, Father, Limping Through a Field of Clover, during his virtual artist talk! This event is presented in partnership with Pleasure Dome.

Below you will find details about the event, artist, and the collaborator. Please send a message to cnegus@lomaa.ca with questions on accessibility or viewing.

Online Screening of Genital is Superfluous: Final Thoughts, Series Four

Sunday, November 7 – Sunday, November 14, 2021

Screening can be found on https://vimeo.com/lomaa

Accessibility Note: Closed captioning available

Program:

The Genital is Superfluous: Final Thoughts, Series Four:

The Natural Look, 2014, 36 min.
A Boy Needs a Friend, 2015, 22 min.
Welcome to David Wojnarowicz Week, 14 min., 2016

Virtual Artist Talk

Sunday, November 14, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. ET

Advance registration is required and the Zoom link to attend the talk will be provided within the Eventbrite confirmation email.

Registration link:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/queer-frontiers-steve-reinke-artist-talk-registration-201130375367

Accessibility Note: ASL interpretation and Zoom captions will be available during the talk

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Steve Reinke is an artist and writer who was born in the Ottawa Valley (Eganville) in 1963 and educated at York University and NSCAD. A queer Nietzschean, Reinke is best known for monologue-based video essays. He lives in Chicago and teaches at Northwestern University. His work is represented by Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin. http://myrectumisnotagrave.com/

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LOMAA’s Queer Frontiers critically reflects on Canada’s 50th anniversary celebration of the purported “decriminalization” of homosexuality in the country. Serving as a counter to the state revelries, LOMAA will host eight artists, artist duos, or curators who have established practices post-legislation and remain on the frontiers of Canadian queer media. This project centres queer narratives and praxis as a means to interrogate historical representation and continue fortifying queer futures within this country.

For more background information please visit: https://anti-69.ca/

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Pleasure Dome is an artist-run presentation organization and publisher dedicated to experimental media. Our organization is committed to presenting artists who expand, fracture, and scrutinize the traditional cinematic spectacle, including those who use moving image technologies that are digital, interactive, or performative. https://pdome.org/

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LOMAA would like to thank Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council and the London Arts Council for their support of this program and their continued backing, as well as our partner Pleasure Dome.