New Performance, presented by Dunlop Gallery, Regina

Alison S.M. Kobayashi with Christopher Allen: Thinking as She Thinks Part of Tragedy Plus Time, curated by Blair Fornwald, Jennifer Matotek, and Wendy Peart at Dunlop Gallery, Regina. Performance Details: Wednesday, August 27, 8:00 pm In Situ – The Artful Dodger, 1631-11th Ave. Regina, SK Dunlop Art Gallery welcomes Brooklyn, NY-based artist Alison S. M. Kobayashi and… Continue reading New Performance, presented by Dunlop Gallery, Regina

FORMER ISLANDS at Heliopolis, Brooklyn

Heliopolis presents FORMER ISLANDS A collaborative show June 6-29, 2014 OPENING RECEPTION Friday, June 6, 7-10pm +reading events tba FORMER ISLANDS comprises the results of 1-to-1 text/image exchanges between 11 pairs of artists and writers. Each pair was invited to trade works and then create new works in response, transferring ideas between media and generating provisional… Continue reading FORMER ISLANDS at Heliopolis, Brooklyn

SELFIE GIFS on IC Dodges

The Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival Non Fiction Meme tumblr. The IC DOGES special screening will be held on April 17 at FilmScene in Iowa City as part of the 12th annual Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival, as a lead-in to Eric Fleischauer and Jason Lazarus’ TWOHUNDREDFIFTYSIXCOLORS. http://icdoges.tumblr.com/

Tragedy Plus Time exhibition and performance at Dunlop Gallery

Tragedy Plus Time Sherwood Gallery June 20 – August 27, 2014 Central Gallery and Mediatheque July 4 – August 27, 2014 Sonny Assu, BGL, Michel de Broin, Jason Cawood, Mark Clintberg, Troy Coulterman, Robyn Cumming, Thirza Cuthand, Keren Cytter, Kim Dorland, Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby, Erica Eyres, Hannah Jickling and Helen Reed, Alison… Continue reading Tragedy Plus Time exhibition and performance at Dunlop Gallery

OFFLINE Artist Talk March 16th, 2014

Join the artists featured in OFFLINE to discuss their work and celebrate the closing of the show. March 16th, 2014 Sunday March 16th, 1-3pm Radiator Gallery 10-61 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, New York Participating Artists: Martha Clippinger Molly Dilworth Alison S.M. Kobayashi Carolyn Lambert Beth Letain Stacie Johnson Sarah G. Sharp Parsley Steinweiss Organized by… Continue reading OFFLINE Artist Talk March 16th, 2014

March 7th Performance at Radiator Arts for Armory Arts Week

Radiator Gallery presents OFFLINE Curated by Sarah G. Sharp Exhibition runs until March 15, 2014. OFFLINE proposes that part of the “invisible” response to the overwhelm of information, access, images and mutable identities that comes with life lived on the internet and mediated through a screen includes a re-envisioning and invocation of the very thing the… Continue reading March 7th Performance at Radiator Arts for Armory Arts Week

Alison S. M. Kobayashi Artist Talks and Screenings

Tuesday February 18 2014, 7pm Alternative Cinema, Colgate University Tuesday February 25 2014, 12:30 – 1:30 p. m. Art and Art History Program Sheridan College, Annie Smith Arts Centre Mezzanine 1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, ON Alison S.M. Kobayashi is an identity contortionist. In her work, Kobayashi performs a variety ofcharacters that are both studiously and playfully… Continue reading Alison S. M. Kobayashi Artist Talks and Screenings

DO GOOD at Under New Management’s Straight to Video at Third Space Gallery

Third Space Gallery 49 Canterbury Street, NB, Canada January 18, 2014 – February 28, 2014 Frankly, we’re not your typical video store. Far from it! In fact, Under New Management is a virtual entertainment funhouse allowing you to pay-what-you-wish. We have many rare titles and a unique rental policy! Under New Management: Video Store exhibition… Continue reading DO GOOD at Under New Management’s Straight to Video at Third Space Gallery

Johanna Linsley: DOCUMENTING VOICE, REPRODUCING AUTHENTICITY

Johanna Linsley will be presenting DOCUMENTING VOICE, REPRODUCING AUTHENTICITY at the inaugural symposium for the Centre for Interdisciplinary Voice Studies will be held at the Centre for Creative Collaboration, London, on Saturday 21st September 2013. ABSTRACT: From the battle to displace the phenomenological/ontological primacy of the visual (e.g. Jean-Luc Nancy’s ‘anti-ocular turn’) to attempts in psychoanlysis… Continue reading Johanna Linsley: DOCUMENTING VOICE, REPRODUCING AUTHENTICITY

Western Front 40th Anniversary

“Fancy Dress” Screening part of The Western Front’s 40th Anniversary 12-6pm The Western Front, Vancouver BC with AA Bronson, Kate Craig, Spartacus Chetwynd, Kerry Collona, Eric Metcalfe, Alison S. M. Kobayashi and Hank Bull. The Western Front is 40! Join us on June 16 for a day of anniversary celebrations. League, a project by Germaine Koh,… Continue reading Western Front 40th Anniversary

Johanna Linsley’s ‘Translation Iterations’

A excerpt from Johanna Linsley’s ‘Translation Iterations’ presented at Performing Documents at the University of Bristol, 2013. Johanna was an advisor on my 2012 performance, Defense Mechanism, commissioned by and performed at Les Subsistances, Lyon. The oversize helium balloon that helps Alison transition from a sequence featuring a 14-year old, pregnant, Okinawan prostitute to a… Continue reading Johanna Linsley’s ‘Translation Iterations’

Tribec4 H4cks 2013 with UnionDocs// Living Los Sures

I will be on the UnionDocs creative team at this Spring’s Tribec4 H4cks organized by the Tribeca Film Festival with Christopher Allen and Johanna Linsley. LIVING LOS SURES TRAILER from UnionDocs on Vimeo. About Tribec4 H4cks: A nationwide series of six intensive workshops that brings together content creators and technology specialists to increase understanding and broaden… Continue reading Tribec4 H4cks 2013 with UnionDocs// Living Los Sures

DOIN’ GOOD// New Contemporary Asian Shorts

Winnipeg  Film Group’s CINEMATEQUE Presents DOIN’ GOOD: New Contemporary Asian Shorts Thursday May 30, 2013 7:00 PM 100 Arthur Street #304 Winnipeg, MB R3B 1H3 Curated by Leslie Supnet Skype Q&A with Leslie Supnet following the screening. Doin’ Good celebrates the creative depth and diversity from some of Canada’s contemporary Asian film and video artists.… Continue reading DOIN’ GOOD// New Contemporary Asian Shorts