Arts briefs

Investigations into motion capture

This Sunday, March 27 at 4 p.m., a group of artists will share their knowledge gained from experimenting with motion-capture technology at the Video Pool Media Arts Centre (100 Arthur St.). Tickets to Motion Capture Creative Laboratory can be reserved via

Bushland Series at cre8ery

Patrick Treacy’s Bushland Series is the latest exhibit at the cre8ery gallery (125 Adelaide St.). Treacy’s work depicts imagined or non-existent places that manifest in dreamy, painted landscapes. The exhibition opens on March 31 and will run until April 12. For more information and gallery hours, visit

Calling all green thumbs

Whether you’re a houseplant enthusiast or a seasoned gardener, the Winnipeg Home + Garden Show promises exciting panels of industry experts, as well as workshops and exhibits. The event takes place at the RBC Convention Centre from April 7 to 10. Adult tickets are $13 and can be purchased at

WCD presents in between here and now

For their first full ensemble work since the COVID-19 pandemic, Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers will perform artistic director Jolene Bailie’s critically acclaimed work in between here and now. Tickets are on sale for the show, which takes place at the Rachel Browne Theatre from April 22 to 24. To purchase seats, visit

Decolonizing Lens: Tia and Piujuq

The Winnipeg Art Gallery (300 Memorial Blvd.) is hosting an in-person and virtual screening of Tia and Piujuq on March 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. The film chronicles the friendship of Tia, a young Syrian girl, and Piujuq, an Inuk girl, who meet through a magical portal that takes Tia to Igloolik. The screening is free with no RSVP needed. Stream the film virtually via

Apply for Plug-In ICA’s Summer Institute

Applications have now opened for the Plug-In Institute of Contemporary Art’s (Plug-In ICA) Summer Insitute 2022, a free, multidisciplinary artist research program. Running from Aug. 8 to 19, this year’s Summer Institute is led by artist KC Adams around the theme of Water Knowledge. The application period closes on April 19 at 5 p.m. To apply, fill out the application package here:

Published in Volume 76, Number 22 of The Uniter (March 23, 2022)

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