Ed Video Media Arts Centre is seeking workshop proposals and submissions of media art works for a group exhibition in conjunction with our upcoming Symposium: Pork & Screens, which will include workshops, an exhibiton, panel discussion and a screening. The exhibition is scheduled to take place at Ed Video in February 2024.

Potential themes may include but are not limited to:

  • Supermarkets, bodegas and corner stores
  • Food production and climate change
  • Food insecurity
  • Industrialization of food production
  • Migrant workers and labour
  • Family recipes
  • Cultural dishes
  • Food & Technology
  • Food content, ASMR, mukbang
  • Consumerism & Consumption
  • Nostalgia & tradition


Workshops should reflect/relate to the symposium’s theme of food. Workshop topics may include but are not limited to: digital media, graphic art/design, photography, video production, audio production, live-visuals, XR (AR, VR, MR) etc.

Ed Video offers instructors a base fee of $50.00 CAD for workshop preparation and $50.00 CAD per instructional hour.

If you have any questions please contact

DEADLINE: August 31st, 2023 11:59pm ET

Apply through our Google form here.



We encourage proposals that are experimental, playful, and interdisciplinary. Submitted works may take the form of (but are not limited to): video, sculpture, audio, multimedia or interactive installation, 2D images or 3D renderings, live or documented performance and XR (AR, VR, MR). Proposals will be juried based on artistic merit, feasibility, and alignment with our mandate and vision. This exhibition will prioritize artists that are Indigenous, Black, people of color, women, 2SLGBTQ+, people with disabilities, and members of other equity deserving communities. All artists selected for participation will receive fees in accordance with CARFAC and IMAA fee schedules, as well as support to apply for external funding.

If you have any questions please contact Maddie Lychek at

DEADLINE: August 31st, 2023 11:59pm ET

Apply through our Google form here.


We thank all applicants, but only those selected by the committee will be contacted.

About Ed Video Media Arts Centre:

Our Mission/Mandate: As a charitable artist-run centre, our mission is to foster the creation, exhibition, and appreciation of media arts.

Our Vision: Ed Video is a leader in the creation, promotion, and appreciation of independent media art in Canada. Ed Video is an inclusive and innovative educational centre that supports artists and diverse communities in all aspects of media arts. Ed Video exists to instigate and enable the creation and exhibition of independent media arts. Anyone can become a member, take part in workshops and events, or rent equipment.

Our History:

Since 1976, we have helped members create video-based projects that represent the diversity, spirit and viewpoints of the people in our region. We achieve this by offering skill-enriching workshops at a variety of experience levels and renting video production equipment at rates that are affordable for users at all levels.

Ed Video creates lasting links between artists, audiences, and organizations in our role as an established cultural centre in a city renowned for being vibrant with creativity. Above all, Ed Video is committed to the Educational potential that video has for creators and viewers, young and old, and promoting the control and comprehension of contemporary video-based art.

Contrary to what our name suggests, Ed Video does not serve only video artists. Our membership explores the creative potentials of many forms of art, including: film, sound art, installation, and new media.