Midi Onodera
Moving Image Artist

TUFF: Watch and Vote September 9 -18

Posted September 2, 2011

Once again I am pleased to announce that one of my vidoodles will be screened in the TUFF (Toronto Urban Film Festival) running from September 9 – 18, 2011. The public film festival that reaches 1.3 million daily commuters on the ONESTOP TTC subway platform screens. If you find yourself waiting for the subway, keep […]

DIANA WORLD TOUR

Posted September 2, 2011

As part of the Diana World Tour project, I was asked to re-vision the shell of the Lomographic F+ Diana camera. Recently a similar event was held in Italy with some humorous and inspired designs. Mine was a bit more straightforward and is accompanied by a modified Diana book. The design is called “Hindsight”. The […]

Celebration & DVD Launch at Art Gallery of Ontario, Jackman Hall

Posted June 24, 2011

THIRTY YEARS: THE MOVING IMAGE ART OF MIDI ONODERA A Celebration & DVD Launch at Jackman Hall, AGO Friday, July 15 – 7 pm Art Gallery of Ontario, Jackman Hall 317 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON Free admission From her earliest Super-8 films to her most recent “Vidoodles”, Midi Onodera’s work continually challenges societal, technological, […]

A Movie A Day to be (re)tweeted, part of Spatial Poetics X, Powell Street Festival Society

Posted June 24, 2011

Congratulations to Powell Street Festival Society and Spatial Poetics on their 10th anniversary! Celebrating its tenth year, Spatial Poetics celebrates collaboration and innovation in the use of text, visuals, music, and performance. This edition of Spatial Poetics is curated by event co-founders Cindy Mochizuki and Miko Hoffman and also serves as the launch of the […]

Toronto to Japan: Hope Blossoms!

Posted April 12, 2011

TORONTO TO JAPAN: HOPE BLOSSOMS THURSDAY, APRIL 21 Hosted by Nobu and Mio Adilman  TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX Preshow Silent Auction begins 6:30 pm Showtime 7:30 pm tickets: $40 ($20 for students with ID) By phone: TIFF Box Office 416-599-TIFF In person: TIFF Box Office 363 King Street West Online: http://torontotojapan.ca TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE […]

Artist Talk at Art Gallery of Hamilton

Posted March 28, 2011

On Friday April 1, Midi will be presenting an artist talk at the Art Gallery of Hamilton. This is co-sponsored with The Factory, Hamilton Media Arts Centre and the Art Gallery of Hamilton. The event starts at 7:00 pm and admission is free. Midi will be speaking about her work and specifically making movies for […]

dpi no.20

Posted March 20, 2011

.dpi is an alternative forum for discourse and creation, on the subject of women, media and technological landscapes. For the March issue I was asked to make a video. The theme: Individual and collective Liberty in networks. Very interesting essays on hackerspaces, digital art practices in public spaces and much more. Check it out. http://dpi.studioxx.org

imaginations

Posted January 19, 2011

Imaginations is an international journal hosted at the University of Alberta in Canada that publishes peer-reviewed articles in original languages as well as translations and commissioned artwork. For the inaugural issue, I was invited to be the guest artist. The online publication features an in-depth interview conducted by Dr. Sheena Wilson, Assistant Professor, University of […]

Aleatoria: Peggy Baker Dance Projects at Nuit Blanche

Posted October 9, 2010

For the 2010 Nuit Blanche, Toronto’s all night art mosh (or at least that was the scene on Yonge St. at 3 am), Peggy Baker Dance Projects did it again over at Canada’s National Ballet School. This time, 12 dancers over 12 hours performed an ever-changing series of duets choreographed by Peggy Baker. Accompanied by […]

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TUFF: Watch and Vote September 10-19

Posted October 9, 2010

This year’s Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF) runs from September 10 – 19. Broadcast daily, these 1 minute, urban-themed, silent shorts play on a network of 270 TTC subway platform screens in 50 subway stations across Toronto. Each year, at the same time as TIFF, TUFF screens the best films from hundreds of local and […]