Pain, Performance, and Politics in Yoga: a Conversation with Mike Hoolboom and Matthew Remski (June 2014)

My general policy with the interviews for this project has been to maintain the anonymity of my subjects so that they can speak freely of yoga injury experiences that involve particular teachers and studios without fear of social, professional, or … Continue reading



Your Face Arrived (St. Catharines, 2014)

Niagara Artists Centre April, St. Catharines 2-June 7, 2014 Your Face Arrived brings two deeply personal, multi-award winning AIDS movies into conversation. Frank’s Cock was made in the heat of the plague years, fueled by Callum Keith Rennie’s blood perfect … Continue reading



Winnipeg Underground Film Festival (2014)

WUFF is thrilled to present two acclaimed works by one of Canada’s most important and challenging figures in independent cinema. Mike Hoolboom has produced more than fifty films and videos since 1980 and has written prolifically on art and cinema … Continue reading

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Michael Stone

Old Maps May 6, 2014

Notes on a talk at Centre of Gravity by Michael Stone, May 6, 2014 First and Last I’m touched there’s many people here tonight. This will be the last time we’ll meet like this, so why not go back to … Continue reading


Michael Stone

Noting in the Empire of Selfies April 8, 2014

Notes on a talk by Michael Stone, April 8, 2014 at Centre of Gravity Jerry Jerry Durlack found out he had cancer, and while he wasn’t afraid of the cancer, or of dying, he was scared of the pain that … Continue reading



Anthology Film Archives New York (2014)

SHOW & TELL: MIKE HOOLBOOM April 19, 20, 2014 Each of our quarterly calendars contains hundreds of films and videos all grouped into a number of series or categories. Along with preservation screenings, theatrical premieres, thematic series, and retrospectives, we’re … Continue reading



Block Cinema, Gene Siskel Film Centre (Chicago, 2009)

Program One: Imitations of Life (70 minutes 2003) Block Cinema, October 20, 2009 “Mike Hoolboom’s restlessly intelligent film is broken up into ten parts, each revolving around issues of representation, eventually narrowing into a sort of treatise on the Hollywood … Continue reading


Mike Hoolboom

Honesty (Why Isn’t Everyone Here?) March 2014

A talk given at what used to be Centre of Gravity, Toronto, March 18, 2014 Three Trainings In Korea, in the seventh century, a form of Buddhism began to flourish that was based in meditation, as opposed to a more … Continue reading


Michael Stone

Grasping (money) March. 4, 2014

Notes on a talk by Michael Stone at Centre of Gravity, Toronto on March 4, 2014 Stages Here at Gravity our practice doesn’t proceed in laid out stages exactly – mostly we’re sitting and feeling our breathing. Over time you … Continue reading


Michael Stone

Who am I? What should I do? Feb. 4, 2014

Notes on a talk by Michael Stone at Centre of Gravity on Feb. 4, 2014 Tonight we’re going to mull over this koan: “What is the core of Buddhism?” a student asks. Qinguan (the teacher) replies, “What is the price … Continue reading

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