Kent Tate

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS

2017
No Rest for the Restless, Video, 15th International Festival Signs of the Night, Urbino, Italy
No Rest for the Restless, Video, 15th International Festival Signs of the Night, Bangkok, Thailand

Orbit, Video, Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Inventory - Utopia, Video, Annual Members Screening - Paved Arts, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Uncommon Landscapes - multiple videos, two person exhibition - OSAC touring Saskatchewan

2016
Fire & Water, video, Juried group exhibition, Berliner Listet - Fair for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Gremany
Fire & Water, video, Juried group exhibition, Milan Listet, Milan - Fair for Contemporary Art, Milan, Italy
Navigations through a Pulsing Earth, Screening + Artist talk, AGSC touring, MJMAG, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Movies for a Pulsing Earth, Sculpture/Video Solo Exhibition, AGSC touring, MJMAG, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Uncommon Landscapes - multiple videos, two person exhibition - OSAC touring Saskatchewan

2015
Outer Edge of Somewhere, Video, Fraser Valley Biennial, The Reach, Abbotsford, British Columbia
Fire & Water, video, Juried group exhibition, Berliner Liste – Fair for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

Reflecting Frames, Selected Movie Screening + Artist talk, CASA, Lethbridge, Alberta
Prairie Grizzly talks with Kent, Video, Winnepeg Underground Film Festival, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Isolated Gestures, Video, Winner Ruth Shaw Award, Yorkton Film Festival, Yorkton, Saskatchewan
Landing sites - Ghost Train, Video, juried group exhibition, SOFA CHICAGO, Chicago, Illinois

2014
Landing sites - Ghost Train, Video, juried group exhibition, Light Box Art Gallery, New York City, New York
Shadows from Magnets, Video, group exhibition, AGSC, Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Sightings, Video, Reel Rave International Film Festival, Waskesiu Lake, Saskatchewan
The Sun comes out at night, Video, Currents International New Media Festival. Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sightings, Video, Chicago International Underground Film Festival, Chicago, Illinois
Sightings, Video, Fargo International Film Festival, Fargo, North Dakota

2013
Sightings Video, Zero film Festival, Toronto, Ontario - Montreal, Quebec
Transmissions on a Thin Line, Video, The Salon, AGSC, Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Containers, Video, Art Video Festival Μiden, Kalamata Historic Center, Kalamata, Greece
Containers, Video, Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Altar of Sacrifice, Video, juried group screening, Mojave Desert preserve, California

2012
Compression, Video, Sask Filmpool, Annual Premiere Screening, Regina, Saskatchewan
Circumstantial Evidence - 3 Video, ISEA, 18th Int’l Symposium on Electronic Art, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Circumstantial Evidence - 3 Video, Currents: International New Media Festival. Santa Fe, New Mexico
Circumstances with some Earth & Sky, Video Exhibition, Solo Exhibition, Latitude 53, Edmonton, Alberta
Anchor Video, Summer Salon, juried group exhibition, AGSC, Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Movies for a Pulsing Earth, Sculpture - Video Solo Exhibition, AGSC, Swift Current, Saskatchewan


2011
Altar of Sacrifice, Video, group Screening, Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Guelph, Ontario
Circumstantial Evidence - 3, Video, Reel Rave Internationa Film Festival, Waskesiu Lake, Saskatchewan
Circumstantial Evidence - 2 Video, Sask Filmpool, Annual Premiere Screening, Regina, Saskatchewan
A Flood and then some Desert, Video, group screening, EMMEDIA - Centre for the Media Arts, Calgary, Alberta
Earth & Sky - Grasslands Video, Summer Salon, juried group exhibition, AGSC, Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Circumstantial Evidence - 1, Video, MediaNet's Celebration of BC Media Art Victoria, British Columbia

2010
Earth & Sky - Ravenscrag, Video, Summer Salon, juried group exhibition, AGSC, Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Circumstantial Evidence - 1, Video, Sask Filmpool, Annual Premiere Screening, Regina, Saskatchewan

2009
Burning Farm House, Video, Reel Rave International Film Festival, Waskesiu Lake, Saskatchewan
2008
Burning Farm House, Video, Eastern Edge Video Series, The Rooms Theatre, St. John’s, Newfoundland
2007

Accelerated, Video, Planet in Focus Film Series, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario
2005
Surface under Sky, Video, EarthVision International Film Festival, Santa Cruz, California
The Birthing Earth, Selected Movie Screening + Artist talk, Media Net, Victoria, British Columbia

1996
Elemental Views, Selected Movie Screening + Artist talk, Volcano Art Center, Volcano, Hawaii
Elemental Views, Selected Movie Screening + Artist talk, East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, Hawaii
1995
Art Seen, Producer/Director, TV broadcast on local cable, East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, Hawaii
1990
Prosper Sculpture, Sculpture, Group Show, Artropolis, Vancouver, British Columbia

1988
The Stalker, Sculpture Solo Exhibition, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
1986
The Chemical Chamber, Sculpture - Painting Solo Exhibition, Western Front, Vancouver, British Columbia
1985
No Rest For The Restless, Sculpture - Painting Solo Exhibition, Pitt International, Vancouver, British Columbia
Feast From Famine, Sculpture - Painting Solo Exhibition, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia
1984
Radiating Suit Painting, Group Show, Unit Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
Uninvited Houseguest, Sculpture Solo Exhibition, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia

1983
Annualsolo Solo, Piano Performance, ARC, Toronto, Ontario
Vanishing Heat, Super 8 Movie, Screened: The Funnel, ARC, Toronto, Ontario, Artcite, Windsor, Ontario,
Latitude 53, Edmonton, Alberta, Unit Pitt, Vancouver, British Columbia,
1982
Talking Territory, Sound Performance/Film projection, Music Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Survival through Capitalism, Sound Performance/Film projection, Music Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Music For Mice, Solo Piano Performance, ARC, Toronto, Ontario
Museum of Post Habitation, Sculpture - Performance Solo Exhibition, ARC, Toronto, Ontario

SELECTED MOVIES

RUPTURE - 2017, HD, 10:00 Part refuge, part laboratory; single screen, or a multiple channel installation.
No Rest for the Restless - 2017, HD, 7:00 Story drawn from my impressions of our hallucinatory world.
Nautilus - 2017, HD, 6:14 Infusing beauty as an act of defiance while gravitating towards the layers of time.
Utopia - 2016, HD, 3:32 As systems shift, one system can supplant an other.
Velocity - 2016, HD, 4:24 Worlds transformed in ways that we may, or may not yet imagine.
Inventory - 2015, HD, 2:24 Stability, and status can be disrupted regardless of actual or imagined externalities.
Launching Pads - 2015, HD, 3:24 The poetic moment, its “mysterium tremendum" is ever-present.
Landing Sites - 2015, HD, 5:00 Often the unexpected moment occurs, the unforeseen discovery.

Isolated Gestures - 2014, HD,12:11 There are places that we seek, and there are places that find us.
The Sun comes out at night - 2014, HD, 4:50 Buckminster Fuller appears in a parking lot during a thunderstorm.
Prairie Grizzly talks with Kent - 2014, HD,1:32 Kent having a conversation with Prairie Grizzly Bear.
Transit - Destination - 2013, HD, 3:04 A friendly passerby engages in conversation while I filmed office towers.
Focal Point - 2013, HD, 5:27 Traveling, then taking a rest in the mountains.
SIGHTINGS - 2013, HD, 4:12 Alien views some scenes in the early 21st Century.

Precipice - 2012, HD, 3:05 The Athabasca Glacier, and the Canadian Prairies converge.
Air & Earth - 2012, HD, 3:24 At 18 degrees north of the equator the trade winds in Hawaii remain active.
Containers - 2012, HD, 1:22 A train keeps exiting a mountain tunnel over and over again.
Shadows from Magnets - 2012, HD, 7:50 Landscapes in western North America revealing many layers of time.
Compression - 2011, HD, 2:22 Time and space winding tighter and tighter, faster and faster.
Altar of Sacrifice - 2011, HD, 1:57 Early morning light on a rock formation in the American Southwest.
A Flood and then some Desert - 2011, HD, 2:03 Flooded prairie and the lowest point in the western Hemisphere.

Earth & Sky - 2010, HD, 3:34 Light and shadow over unique landscapes in southwestern Saskatchewan.
Fire & Water - 2010, HD, 7:02 Lava flows over land, then enters the ocean on the Island of Hawaii.
Circumstantial Evidence - 2009, HD, 12:57 Industrial views, everyday sights, and animals in the wild.
Burning Farm House - 2008, HD, 4:42 sec. An early 20th Century farm house burns to the ground.
6 Industrial Views + A Lone Buffalo - 2007, HD, 11:12 Industrial views, common activities & animals in the wild.
Accelerated - 2006, HD, 2:20 The sky interacting with mountains in western Canada at an accelerated pace.
The Birthing Earth - 2005, HD, 22:36 Elemental views of the world's most active volcano.
Vanishing Heat - 1983, Super 8, 58:34 A world once hot, suddenly turns very cold.

GRANTS, AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
2016 Canada Council Travel Grant 2015 Gushul cottage, Artist Residency, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Winner Ruth Shaw Award (Best of Saskatchewan) 2013 Wallace Stegner House Artist Residency, Eastend, Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Arts Board Visual Artist Grant, 2012 Saskatchewan Arts Board travel Grant, Film and Media Residency, Banff Art Centre 2011 Saskatchewan Arts Board Media Arts Grant, 1995 Hawaii State Art Foundation Grant, 1990 British Columbia Cultural Award, 1989 Canada Council Project Cost Grant, 1986 Canada Council Project Cost Grant, 1983 Canada Council Travel Grant, Ontario Arts Council Award

REVIEWS, ESSAYS & CATALOGUES
2017 âkâm'askîhk  ᐋᑳᒼ'ᐊᐢᑮ ” (Across the Land) - Daina Warren essay on VUCAVU - No Rest for the Restless: film festival catalogue,15th International Festival Signs of the Night - Urbino, Italy 2016 Movies for a Pulsing Earth: Exhibition catalogue - Movies for a Pulsing Earth : Moose Jaw times review - Uncommon Landscapes: OSAC touring Exhibition catalogue 2015 Isolated Gestures: Saskatchewan Arts Board Annual, Landing Sites - Ghost Train: catalogue, Wild thing New York 2014 The Sun comes out at night: Currents International Film & New Media Festival catalogue 2013 Zero film Festival catalogue: Sightings 2012 Galleries West: review, Movies for a Pulsing Earth, Prairie Post: review - Movies for a Pulsing Earth, Currents International Film & New Media Festival catalogue: Circumstantial Evidence - Part 3 ,The Hypnosis of Time: Jeff Nye essay for Movies from a Pulsing Earth 1996 Art Centering interview: Art Seen in Hawaii, 1990 Artropolis: Annual survey of BC Art: catalogue: Prosper Sculpture 1989 Georgia Strait: review: The Stalker 1988 Contemporary Art Gallery: catalogue: The Stalker, The Province review: The Stalker 1985 Georgia Strait review: No Rest For the Restless, Issue Magazine: review: No Rest For The Restless 1984 Monday Magazine: review: Uninvited House Guest - Issue Magazine: cover: Radiation suit - Vanguard review: Uninvited House Guest 1983 Vanguard review: Museum of Post Habitation - Issue Magazine interview: Vanishing Heat

The Winnipeg Film Group distributes Burning Farm House, Shadows from Magnets, Compression, Prairie Grizzly Talks with Kent, Focal Point,
Isolated Gestures, Landing Sites, Sightings, & Inventory. The Satellite Video Exchange Society (VIVO Media Arts Centre) distributes No Rest for the Restless.