Birgit Hein

download the PDF Introduction by Mike Hoolboom The godmother of German experimental film is dead. Birgit Hein died at the age of 80, peacefully, while sleeping. I met her at the European Media Arts Festival in Osnabrück at a precipitous … Continue reading

Michael Stone

Politics 3: Communities of Care

Based on a talk by Michael Stone delivered at Centre of Gravity, Toronto. Burn Out I think for many of us burn out is something we don’t recognize. The first form of burn out is vital exhaustion. It’s caused by … Continue reading

Michael Stone

Politics 2: What is Needed?

Notes on a talk by Michael Stone at Centre of Gravity Service I’m here because I find that doing this practice and sharing it with other people and working with other people and listening and talking to other people about … Continue reading

Michael Stone

Politics 1: Engaged Buddhists

Notes on a talk by Michael Stone at Centre of Gravity, September 2010 Meeting This summer (August 9-14, 2010) there was a meeting of “engaged Buddhists” which was quite exciting. 70 of the leading Buddhist teachers in North America came, … Continue reading

Michael Stone

Love, Breath, Self-form, Politics and the Subtle Body

On September 4, 2010, I attended the wedding of my friends Pat Rockman and Bryan Moran. On the way back I caught a ride with Michael Stone who answered some Buddhist psychology questions with his usual charm. Awareness Michael: Awareness … Continue reading

Michael Stone

Yoga and Buddhism

Notes on a talk by Michael Stone at Centre of Gravity Nowadays in popular magazines, Yoga and Buddhism love each other. And unfortunately, and this happens sometimes in popular magazines, Yoga is reduced to a body practice and the dharma … Continue reading


Waves intro (June 2023)

Innis Town Hall, June 23, 2023 Introduction to screening of Waves (64 minutes 2022) I’d like to thank the Ad Hoc Collective – Stephen and Jim, Madi, Tess and Bart for making tonight possible. It feels both special and unexpected … Continue reading

On Artists

Rhayne Vermette

Not Mad with Anger Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change. Malcolm X It’s a curious moment for artist’s movies. How many … Continue reading


Dilla Time (2022)

Dilla Time by Dan Charnas Short excerpt from the brilliantly researched book by the premier J Dilla (James Yancey) scholar. Making beats is always a conversation between producers, and between the present and the past. James’s tracks in the 1990s … Continue reading

Witches and the Origins of Capitalism (1 hour 51 minutes, 2023)



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