Screening: From the Archives! VIVO’s 45th Anniversary at the Cinematheque

Screening: From the Archives! VIVO’s 45th Anniversary at the Cinematheque

Still from Clark Nikolai’s Lady Crayon Goes to Mars



Programmed by Casey Wei (Video Out Distribution)
Wed Sept 12th at The Cinematheque

In celebration of our 45th anniversary, come enjoy a program of video art from the Video Out Collection and Crista Dahl Media Library & Archive. The works selected reflect changes in social consciousness, digital technology, and narrative strategies over the last 45 years. Never-before-exhibited tapes like Skip Blumberg’s INSTANT TV; GENDER POLITICS (1993) (featuring poet Eileen Myles) and Clark Nikolai’s LADY CRAYON GOES TO MARS (1982/2018) will screen alongside Vancouver classics like Randy & Berenicci’s RAVEN MAD (1990) and Marina Roy’s SLEEPER (2004), plus many more gems you’ve probably not seen!

Total program: 94 min.

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Membership in The Cinematheque or VIVO will be accepted for this event.

Tickets: Adult $12 | Student / Senior $10

From the Archives: 45 years of VIVO – Trailer from Video Out Distribution on Vimeo.


Video Out offers video artists professional representation for rentals and sales of their moving image work. Video Out’s distribution collection features over 5000 videos, both historical and contemporary, by video artists from Canada and abroad. Video Out returns 67% of revenues generated from sales, rentals and broadcast licenses to the video producers we represent. Video Out was founded as a non-profit, artist-run distribution centre in 1980.