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Ali Kazimi & Andrew J. Paterson | GGARTS Special Screening

  • Knot project space, Arts Court 2 Daly Avenue Ottawa, ON, K1N 7B9 Canada (map)

Every year the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts recognizes the achievements and contributions of Canadian artists and those working in the contemporary visual and media arts.

To celebrate this year’s Media Arts winners, the Canadian Film Institute has collaborated with the Canada Council for the Arts to present a special screening of selected works by Ali Kazimi and Andrew James Paterson.

Ali Kazimi is a critically-acclaimed filmmaker who has also been recognized as an innovator for his work stereoscopic 3D cinema. Over the course of his career, he’s used a variety of different media from documentaries to stereoscopic 3D installations to explore issues of social justice, history, memory, race, and migration.

Andrew J. Paterson is an interdisciplinary artist working with film, video, music, performance, and both critical and fictional writing. His art is often concerned with the tension and relationships between bodies, technologies, institutions, and language. His videos and films have been exhibited across Canada and around the world in places like Berlin, Paris, Seoul, Bangalore, New York, Rotterdam, and Buenos Aires.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Both artists will be in attendance, and there will be a short Q&A after the screening.

The films and the Q&A will both be presented in English.

This screening will include the following films:

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The Walking Philosopher (2001), Andrew J. Paterson

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A Typical Morning for Green and Blue (2009), Andrew J. Paterson


Passing (2013), Andrew J. Paterson

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Agora Phobia (2018), Andrew J. Paterson


12x26 (2008), Andrew J. Paterson

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Roman Spring Leakage (2011), Andrew J. Paterson

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More or Less (2014), Andrew J. Paterson


NARRATIVE (2016), Andrew J. Paterson

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Shooting Indians: A Journey with Jeffrey Thomas (1997), Ali Kazimi