Past Programming


Retro Tape


With assistance from Visual Arts Nova Scotia, CFAT headed down to Mahone Bay for Retro Tape: A collection of works from the last ten years of the scholarship program. This program was curated by Production Director Tom Elliott, who worked along side the scholars to create most of the works seen at the screening. This program included:

Bee Taxidermy, Ruth Marsh, 9:32min, 2012.
Ida, Susan Wolf, 3:27min, 2010.
The Grand Tour, Kasia Kilmpel, 4:55min, 2015.
Lulu Song, Tamar Dina, 4:55min, 2017.
Journeymen, Anna Taylor, 2:34min, 2013.
Le Vaisseau Evapore, Amélie Proulx, 3:55min, 2010.
Vintage, MJ Sakurai, 6:00min, 2009.
I AM COLOUR, Kira Daube, 6:00min, 2014.
One Face to the Other, Kate McKenna, 7:30min, 2010.

Friday July 7th at 7pm.
Mahone Bay Centre
45 School St, Mahone Bay NS

Monitor 12 at HIFF

Monitor12 at HIFF

Saturday, June 10th 2017 at 9pm
Scotia Bank Stage Theatre
1593 Argyle St, Halifax, NS

CFAT partnered with the South Asian Visual Art Centre to present Monitor 12: Figures Pointing Outside the Frame at the 2017 Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival. This collection of short videos was curated by Toronto-based curator and artist Oliver Husain as well as Jakarta-based programmers Otty Widasari and Yuki Aditya.

The screening was immediately followed by a discussion between Rajee Paña Jeji Shergill, CFAT Programming Committee member and SAVAC member, and Sanaz Sohrabi, one of the featured video artists.


Sound Etiquette

sound etiquette

Curated by Amanda Shore, CFAT Curator in Residence from October 2016 – March 2017.

Exhibition including works by Sonia Boyce MBE, Christine Sun Kim, and Benny Nemerofsky Ramsey.

Khyber Centre for The Arts
1880 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia
March 28th – April 24th, 2017
Opening March 27th, 2017

The Curatorial Essay written by Amanda Shore can be found here.

Sound Etiquette in the Press:

Halifax Report: Minimal-ish by Amanda Shore. Canadian Art Magazine.

Halifax Exibit Explores Politics of Sound by Madi Haslam. THIS magazine.

Sound and Vision by Mollie Cronin. The Coast.

Artist Talk: Merle Harley, E-Lab Artist-In-Residence

merle Harley Artist Talk

Talk by Merle Harley, CFAT Electronics Lab Artist in Residence from October 2016 – March 2017.

Khyber Centre for The Arts
1880 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia
March 23rd, 2017 at 7pm.

OUT OF THE CENTRE: 2016/17 Media Art Scholarship Presentation


Presenting the works of the 2016/17 Media Art Scholarship which ran from July 2016 – January 2017. Read more about the Media Art Scholarship here.

Exhibition including works by Jeighk Koyote, Tamar Dina, Todd Fraser, Ryan Josey and Kate Ward.

Centre for Art Tapes
2238 Maitland st. Halifax, Nova Scotia
February 9th, 2017 at 7pm