Midi Onodera


TIFF Wavelengths: I have no memory of my direction with Midi Onodera

On Tuesday June 26 my film, I have no memory of my direction, will be screened in the Wavelengths program at the TIFF Bell Lightbox Theater at 8:45pm. This film will be accompanied by a selection of short video works. The screening is Free. Tickets can be booked here. “I have no memory of my direction” is a […]

Under New Management: Video Rental Store

I am pleased to announce that my work is included in “Under New Management: Video Rental Store”. This creative project by independent curators, Suzanne Carte and Su-Ying Lee displays artists’ videos in the manner of a video store in which customers can use a currency of their choice or nothing at all in exchange for […]

Images Festival 2018

As part of the 2018 Images Festival, two of my videos will be screened in the Redacting Bodies program curated by Alexandra Gelis on April 19 at Innis Town Hall. The two videos, Down the Drain, and the coyotes must see the moon… are part of my 2017 online series, Lonely Videos.

Laboratory of Feminist Memory Bar

I will be speaking at the Laboratory of Feminist Memory Bar organized by the Studio for Media Activism and Critical Thought at Ryerson University on April 10. Presented at Glad Day Bookshop, I will be screening an excerpt of my 1985 film, 10 Cents a Dance. The evening will consist of activities, screenings, and readings […]

Governor General’s Awards

Each year the prestigious Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts are awarded to established creators and ground-breaking visionaries. Funded and administered by the Canada Council for the Arts, the $25,000 cash prize includes categories for artistic achievement in visual and media arts, fine craft and outstanding contribution. Nominated by my dear friend, and […]

Japanese Canadian Artists Directory

I’m pleased to be included in a new online directory of Japanese Canadian artists. The full site, along with my profile, can be found here.

My Archive at University of Toronto, Media Commons

I’m excited to announce that the University of Toronto, Media Commons Media Archive has acquired my entire career archives. Over 30 boxes of production stills, tapes, development documents, letters, scripts, and other ephemera from the last twenty-five years of my career as a moving image artist are now located in the University of Toronto library. […]

Arts Intersection Meetup Presentation

The video of my Arts Intersection Meetup presentation from earlier this year can be found here. These Meetups are a chance for artists, moving image experimenters, gamers, and technologists to connect and celebrate innovations in their respective fields.

Deirdre Logue – Images Festival Canadian Artist Spotlight

My friend and fellow artist Deirdre Logue was honoured with the Canadian Artist Spotlight at this year’s Images Festival in Toronto. As part of the Spotlight, myself and seven other artists – Rita McKeough, Steve Reinke, Eleanor King, Adrienne Crossman, Serena Lee, Cait McKinney, and Erika DeFreitas – created new video works and live performances […]

Lonely Videos on AkimboTV

My 2017 series, Lonely Videos is being featured on AkimboTV’s Projects Channel. For the third consecutive year, AkimboTV is showcasing my annual Vidoodles series. This year the project is focused on “Lonely Videos” – YouTube videos with a low viewer count. Each month,I’ll find and re-make a video or videos with fewer than 20 views […]