Every year the City of Mississauga invites professional artists from across the world to submit their works for consideration for Art on the Screens. This year's juried collection of works explores the notion of disappearance and re-appearance and how that shapes our landscape and personal narratives.
Matt Greenwood is a digital motion artist currently based in Guelph working under the name Personnel. He has shown his work at TIFF Lightbox, MOCCA, and Fast Company's "Innovation by Design" conference in New York. His work has been featured as part of a TedX talk, at Cannes Lions in France, and he has participated in a few group shows, including the "Sunday Drive" festival in Ontario.
Claire Bennett's animated works are concerned with investigating the tactile qualities of motion and have shown at festivals and galleries in Canada, the US and Europe. Her work has been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Chalmers Foundation, MacDowell Colony, and Toronto Arts Council. She recently completed a research fellowship at the Centre for Visual Music, Los Angeles and a residency at the Virginia Centre for the Creative Arts.
Brad Necyk is a multimedia artist and writer in Canada whose practice engages with issues of medicine, mental health, and precarious populations and subjects. His works include drawings and paintings, still and motion film, sculpture, 3D imaging and printing, virtual reality, performance, and narrative writing. Currently, he teaches senior level courses in Drawing and Intermedia at the University of Alberta and MacEwan University, is a visiting artist-researcher at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, and has a studio residency at Workman Arts, Toronto.
Sarah Fuller is a Canadian artist who holds an MFA from the University of Ottawa and a BFA from Emily Carr University. Sarah's work is in public and private collections including the Canada Council for the Arts Art Bank (Ottawa), the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (Edmonton), and the Walter Phillips Gallery (Banff). She has completed residencies at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Fondazione Antonio Ratti (Italy) and the Association of Visual Artists (SIM) in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Vardit Goldner is a photography and video artist living in Israel. Goldner is engaged in documenting the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, social issues, and animal issues. Goldner studied at Beit Berl College, Israel, completing the personal program (2010) and the Postgraduate Fine Arts Program (2016). In her recent work, Goldner creates video works showing people preparing and eating supper, and documents the fight of Israeli disabled to have their state-funded allowance raised. She holds an M.Sc. in physics.
Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, The Wedding Singer takes us back to a time when hair was big, collars were up, and a wedding singer was the coolest guy in the room.
Celebrate all things Scottish at this tea in honour of the life and poetry of Robbie Burns. The Museums of Mississauga proudly welcome the city's Poet Laureate, Paul Edward Costa, to read from the works of Robbie Burns and share a selection of his own writings.
Indulge in the magic of receiving a hug... Created in response to our world that feels increasingly filled with prejudice and hate, A Warm Hug speaks to our primal needs of wanting to be loved and love others by shining its light with everyone without discrimination.
Learn about Mississauga's first black settlers with photographs and Museum artifacts that you can touch and hold. Create a page detailing your own Mississauga settlement story, which will be collected into a book and made available at the Bradley Museum.