Meet our New Board of Directors

The Media Arts Net­work of Ontario is pleased to intro­duce its new Board of Direc­tors and Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee for the fol­low­ing year: Executive: Gin­ger Scott, Chair Nobi Naka­mu­ra Treasurer Jes­si­ca A. Rodriguez, Secretary Members at large: Kiera Boult, Cay­ley James, Alexan­der Ron­deau and Matt Salton. Learn more about these great group by vis­it­ing and read­ing their […] Read More

MANO Call for Board Members

The Media Arts Net­work of Ontario (MANO) is seek­ing Board Direc­tors with qual­i­fi­ca­tions in advo­ca­cy, gov­er­nance, com­mu­ni­ty engage­ment, pub­lish­ing, fundrais­ing, HR, strat­e­gy, and finan­cial or legal expertise.  We are seek­ing inter­est from any staff or board rep­re­sen­ta­tive of a MANO mem­ber orga­ni­za­tion or col­lec­tive. We aim to have a Board com­po­si­tion that rep­re­sents both Ontario’s […] Read More

Welcome to our new Executive Director

MANO is excit­ed to announce the appoint­ment of Eli­da Schogt as the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of MANO effec­tive May 12, 2022. Eli­da brings exten­sive expe­ri­ence in the media arts and broad­er arts sec­tor to the role sup­port­ing MANO’s con­tin­ued advo­ca­cy, projects, and mem­ber sup­port. Work­ing with Mem­ber­ship and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Coor­di­na­tor Adri­ana Rossel­li Lon­doño, Eli­da will help […] Read More

Circulations: Navigating the Digital in Northern Ontario Media Arts

This detailed report by Sophie Anne Edwards doc­u­ments con­ver­sa­tions by a team of facil­i­ta­tors with over 185 artists and cul­tur­al work­ers in North­ern Ontario. The project explores their expe­ri­ences with access to and con­trol of media infra­struc­ture, dis­tri­b­u­tion and equip­ment needs, along with per­spec­tives on vis­i­bil­i­ty, col­lab­o­ra­tion, and cura­to­r­i­al practices.  Report author + project coor­di­na­tor: […] Read More

Gallery 101

Gallery 101 hon­ours and respects the orig­i­nal peo­ple of the ter­ri­to­ry we cur­rent­ly occu­py: unced­ed and unsur­ren­dered Anish­naabe-Aki who have been liv­ing and work­ing on this land since time immemorial. Locat­ed in Ottawa, Ontario, Gallery 101 is a non-prof­it artist-run cen­tre with char­i­ta­ble sta­tus ded­i­cat­ed to the pro­fes­sion­al pre­sen­ta­tion and cir­cu­la­tion of visu­al and media […] Read More

August 10–14, 2022 — Through the Storm — National Media Arts Gathering

Through the Storm is a gath­er­ing of the media arts com­mu­ni­ty mobi­liz­ing col­lec­tive expe­ri­ence and insight to respond to long-run­ning and com­plex issues for artists, col­lec­tives, and organ­i­sa­tions. Based on top­ic streams, atten­dees will meet online pri­or to the in-per­son gath­er­ing pro­duc­ing state­ments, man­i­festos, and poli­cies to shape the com­ing years. This next gath­er­ing will be […] Read More

Female Eye Film Festival

The Female Eye Film Fes­ti­val (FeFF) – “Always hon­est, not always pret­ty” – was found­ed in 2001. FeFF is an annu­al com­pet­i­tive inde­pen­dent film fes­ti­val that pro­vides an exclu­sive show­case for Cana­di­an and inter­na­tion­al women film­mak­ers. It pays trib­ute to the best and most cre­ative in inde­pen­dent film and serves to bridge the gap between […] Read More

DEADLINE EXTENDED Call for Applications: Executive Director Media Arts Network of Ontario

Call for Appli­ca­tions: Exec­u­tive Direc­tor Media Arts Net­work of Ontario Part-time 28 hours (3.5 days) per week Com­pen­sa­tion: $46,000 per year ($31.60 per hour) Three weeks vaca­tion per year plus two weeks annu­al Decem­ber closure Extend­ed health ben­e­fits provided Place of work is remote from any­where in Ontario Start date April/May 2022 Appli­ca­tions due March 18, 2022 The […] Read More