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Vtape and Niagara Artists Centre (NAC) co-present the latest Curatorial Incubator V.18: Learning From the Local, a video program based on the idea of Toronto-ness (Vtape) and Niagara-ness (NAC).

Vtape’s Curatorial Incubator is an annual video research program with guided workshops, mentorship and exhibition opportunities for emerging curators.

V.18: Learning From the Local includes three series of video works for presentation curated by participants Marvin Veloso, Connor Wilkes, and Delilah Rosier.

Vtape hosts the programs for an in-person screening event and online, while NAC features exhibition screenings and reception in the Micro Cinema. All events free to attend.

Niagara Artists Centre Exhibition Screenings in the Microcinema
Wed 1 Feb – Sat 25 Mar 2023

Gallery Hours are: Wed-Fri 12pm-5pm + Sat 12pm-4pm

Sat 28 Jan – Sat 11 Feb 2023
Cruising Circuits, and Other Slippery Landscapes: Queer(ing) Resistance in Toronto Video Art. 44 minutes. Curated by Marvin Veloso (Toronto)

Wed 15 Feb – Sat 4 Mar 2023
Across the Escarpment. 48 minutes. Curated by Connor Wilkes (Niagara)

Wed 8 Mar – Sat 25 Mar 2023
What Do You Mean You Don’t Love Me? Or, How To Stop Worrying and Get In the Tub. 44 minutes. Curated by Delilah Rosier (Toronto)


Across the Escarpment Screening Reception at NAC

Sat 4 Mar 2pm-5pm

Join the curators for in person discussion about their research and film programs. The event will sample Program #1 and #3 with introductions, and feature the full screening of the Niagara focused Program #2 Across the Escarpment. 75 min of video screening with audience Q+A and reception to follow.

Limited seating – PLEASE RSVP HERE

Vtape Screening Event + Reception
Sat 28 Jan 2023 11am – 7pm

Vtape presents an all-day, in-person screening of all three curatorial programs on Sat 28 Jan 2023, 11am – 5pm, followed by a reception 5pm – 7pm.

Located at the Bachir/Yerex Presentation Space 4th Floor, 401 Richmond St. West, Toronto ON. Vtape requests that attendees please wear a face mask.

Online viewing available on
Vtape’s website, Jan. 28 – Feb. 4, 2023.



Image credit: Juana Awad & Jorge Lozano, In DEEp Skin (2004)