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Erik Martinson

Erik Martinson (b. 1980) is an independent curator based in Toronto, Canada. He received his BA in Film in 2004, and has worked as the Submissions and Outreach Coordinator for video art distributor Vtape since 2005. Martinson has curated a number of film and video programs and exhibitions including a solo screening of work by Sara Angelucci’s work for Art Star 3: Video Art Biennale at SAW Gallery in Ottawa (2007), a group exhibition titled Where the Wild Things Are for Vtape’s Curatorial Incubator (2009), Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival (2010 and 2011), a thematic screening titled Memorie di uno Smemorato (Memoirs of an Amnesiac) for The Images Festival (2012), This Story Begins and Ends With Us for A Space Gallery (2012), and a solo exhibition of Basma Alsharif’s work titled The Fallacy of Misplaced Concreteness for Art Gallery of Mississauga (2013). He has been a member of the Pleasure Dome programming collective since 2006, programming numerous events, including the thematic screenings Magic Kingdoms, Ready for Extinction in 2012, and a solo screening of Jesse McLean’s work titled It’s Going Through You Like an X-Ray in 2013. Since 2010, Martinson has been the Chair of Pleasure Dome’s Board of Directors. With Cressida Kocienski, Martinson is co-editor of The Institute of Immaterialism, an experimental publishing project that explores the immaterial forces shaping our lives through live events and published and circulated PDF minutes.

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2013 Fall Curatorial Intensive Symposium

Fall 2013 Curatorial Intensive Public Symposium: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 10am–6pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 FREE Join ICI and the Fall 2013 Curatorial Intensive on Tuesday, October 15 for a daylong public symposium where the participants will present the exhibition and project proposals that they have developed through […]

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