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November 2, 2012

To the Tar Sands l Jane Tingley's Plant (iPod) Installation


November 8, 6:30 pm
Gallery 1C03, Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Centennial Hall, University of Winnipeg 
All are welcome!
All screenings will be open to all audiences – everyone is welcome. 
Admission is free, but donations are welcome. 
Gallery 1C03 hours: 
Monday – Friday: 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.; Saturday: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

As part of the international documentary screening network Cinema Politica, Gallery 1C03 and the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) present 

Directed by Emmy award winning journalist and documentary filmmaker Jodie Martinson.
To the Tar Sands (Canada, 2008) was selected by the UWSA Bike Lab, screened to a sold-out crowd at the Calgary International Film Festival and was selected for the DOXA Documentary Film Festival in Vancouver. 

The film follows a group of young environmentalists as they cycle over 1,300 kilometres northbound across Alberta to witness the impacts of Alberta’s tar sands boom firsthand. 

Panel discussion after the film on “Activism, Cycling and Empowerment”
Facilitated by Liz Williams of The University of Winnipeg Campus Sustainability Office. 
Panelists include 
David Dorning (Coordinator, UWSA Bike Lab)
Andrée Forest (Volunteer, UWSA Bike Lab and Ice Rider)
Alana Lajoie-O’Malley (Manager, Campus Sustainability Office)
Anika Terton (Public Education and Outreach Coordinator, Climate Change Connection)
Jonathan Ventura (Coordinator, Manitoba Environmental Youth Network)

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to November 17
Gallery 1C03 at The University of Winnipeg, in conjunction with 
send+receive: a festival of sound, proudly presents
Jane Tingley's Plant (iPod) Installation 

An interactive sculptural sound piece created by artist Jane Tingley. We are especially pleased to host this exhibition in conjunction with send+receive: a festival of sound v.14. 

Jane Tingley is a founding member of the Modern Nomads, and has been exhibiting her works and participating in artist residencies across Canada and internationally.  Tingley’s work will be included in TECHNOSENSUAL “where fashion meets technology” at the Museums Quartier in Vienna.

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